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Tesla to put strain on Nevada in short term

The $5 billion Tesla battery factory deal sealed by Gov. Brian Sandoval and approved by a special session of the Legislature is a high-risk, high-reward project that could be a turning point for both the electric car company and Nevada.

An extraordinary occasion

The Nevada Legislature unanimously approved new legislation that will give Tesla Motors more than $1.3 billion in incentives to build a battery factory outside Reno. But has anything really changed in the Silver State?

Countdown to Tesla!

CARSON CITY — After hours of hearings, things are starting to move here in Carson City. There are even rumors that lawakers will wrap things up tonight.

Wish we were going to war with a Michael Corleone, instead of Fredo

For Las Vegas aficionados who watched the president’s speech tonight on the ISIS terror threat, this line from Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic will resonate: “Michael Corleone’s fatalistic insight about the mafia also holds true for presidents in the Middle East: ‘Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in.’