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Author Archives: Nick Pappas / Metro Editor

Fraudsters prey on call forwarding

By Nick Pappas / City Editor

*72 feature on phones used to misappropriate victim’s number

Protesters march in front of the Capitol in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, as state lawmakers work in a special session to consider a complex package of up to $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives in an effort to bring Tesla Motors to Nevada. The protesters are opposed to a proposal to gut the state film tax credit program to help pay for the Tesla deal. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)

Few critics as Nevada mulls Tesla tax breaks

By Scott Sonner / Associated Press

Legislative leaders expect to approve the package of tax breaks and other incentives by Friday or sooner

PNM says fraudsters posing as energy auditors

By Nick Pappas / City Editor

Apparently, phoning utility customers and threatening to shut off their electricity if they don’t immediately pay off a phony bill isn’t good enough for scam artists these days.


Nevada Strikes Tesla Gold

By Nick Pappas / City Editor

Electric carmaker plans major announcement in Carson City


Advocacy groups decry Tesla competition

By Nick Pappas / City Editor

The group urged the states to work together and ‘strike a smarter deal that will preserve the tax base for the benefit of all’

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Facebook color changers feeling blue

By Nick Pappas / City Editor

Color-changer app downloads malware onto users’ computers and shares it with their friends