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By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 19, 2016 at 2:30 a.m.



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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The bill for holding a four-day special legislative session last month to lure carmaker Faraday Future to Nevada is larger than one to clear tax breaks for Tesla. Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau Director Rick Combs tells the Nevada Appeal that costs so far have amounted to $227,000. He expects the total to be about $250,000 when printing costs and all travel reimbursements are paid.

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A longtime northern Nevada obstetrician has filed a lawsuit against an Elko hospital where his medical privileges have been revoked. The Elko Daily Free Press reports Dr. George Winch Jr. and the Elko Women's Health Center filed the suit last month against Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital. The complaint alleges the hospital launched a campaign to suspend and revoke Winch's privileges based on false grounds.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As visitors continue to flock to Mount Charleston, Nevada Highway Patrol has increased its presence in the area to deal with the heavy traffic. KLAS-TV reports that seven troopers were on patrol this weekend handing out citations around the mountain. Troopers are focusing on illegal parking, speeding and drunken driving.

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A 20-year-old Sparks man been arrested on charges accusing him of intentionally starting a fire in his apartment over the weekend. Sparks police say Tristan Dufurrena has been charged with first-degree arson. No one was hurt. It's not clear if he has hired an attorney.

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