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Can the 4-6 Raiders still make the playoffs?

The Raiders are 4-6 this season, but they are not out of the playoff hunt just yet. First in the wild card, the Raiders are just one game out of the sixth and final playoff spot. The Titans at 6-4 hold one wild card spot, while the 5-5 Ravens are sitting in the second spot.…

The Monorail Can Expand From MGM To Mandalay Bay

The Las Vegas Monorail may be growing. The company that runs the monorail has received county approval to expand their route from the MGM Grand to Mandalay Bay. The monorail company must still finalize it's expansion design and find financing for the project. The 1-mile extension could take two years to construct and test.

89117 Zip Code Has Most Registered Hobby Drones In The U.S.

Researchers say the ZIP code containing the highest number of registered hobbyist drone users in the country is in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports drone researchers at Bard College in New York analyzed data from the Federal Aviation Administration, finding the 89117 ZIP code had 672 hobbyist drone registrations. The residential area west…

September's Pot Sales In Nevada Exceed Expectations

The latest data shows Nevada recreational marijuana sales continue to surge. Data released Monday by the Nevada Department of Taxation says the state’s licensed and regulated cannabis dispensaries sold approximately $27.7 million in recreational marijuana in September. That’s more than $5 million more than Nevada’s projected sales for the month. That’s down from August’s sales…

Nevada Death Row Inmate Upset At Execution Delay

The Nevada death row inmate whose execution was postponed last week has been placed back on suicide watch and is complaining to a judge that he’s suffering what he calls an open-ended and unnecessary delay, according to a prison official and a court document. Scott Raymond Dozier was returned to suicide watch at Ely State…

Allegiant Air And Flight Attendants Reach Labor Agreement

Flight attendants at Allegiant Air will vote on a labor contract that their union reached after six years of negotiations and one rejected agreement. The Transport Workers Union said Tuesday that a tentative agreement with Allegiant raises flight attendants’ pay by up to 33 percent over five years and includes increases in vacation and compensation…

October Busiest Month Ever For McCarran International Airport

Officials say a tally of travelers shows the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history didn't deter people from flying into and out of Las Vegas. McCarran International Airport reported Monday that October edged out July as the busiest month ever for people traffic at the nation's eighth-busiest airport, with 4.3 million arriving and departing passengers.…

Nevada Asking Feds To Continue Funding CHIP

Nevada is asking the federal government for $11.3 million to continue the state's Children's Health Insurance Program while Congress decides if it will renew funding for the decades-old program. State Health and Human Services spokeswoman Chrystal Main says the request to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would keep the Nevada Check Up…

1 Flu Death Reported In Clark County

Southern Nevada health officials say a young child has died from the flu. The Southern Nevada Health District did not release many details Monday but said the child was 4-years old or younger and lived in Clark County. The department said it's the first reported death from the flu in the county this season but…