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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The cost of holding a four-day special legislative session last month to lure carmaker Faraday Future to Nevada is more than one to clear tax breaks for Tesla. Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau Director Rick Combs tells the Nevada Appeal that he expects the total to be $250,000. That's nearly twice as much as a two-day special session in 2014 for Tesla. Lawmakers approved $215 million in tax breaks for Faraday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno church is joining a growing movement among places of worship offering sanctuary to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada became the first church in the state earlier this month to allow an immigrant to stay there. ICE discourages agents from entering "sensitive" locations such as churches and schools.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been struck and killed by an SUV in Las Vegas. KSNV-TV reports that police say the woman had been walking outside a crosswalk when the vehicle hit her last night. The victim has not yet been identified.
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — A nonprofit formed five years ago to help to diversify Lake Tahoe's economy says the area's working class neighborhoods are suffering during an uneven economic recovery. The Tahoe Prosperity Center says the primary problems are under-paying jobs, out-of-reach housing costs and aging infrastructure.
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