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April 18, 2019

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Chance Reading, an electrician who has lived in the Reno, Nev., area for 15 years, at a construction site for a new development in the suburb of Verdi, Nev., March 6, 2018. Reading went to a recent City Council meeting to oppose the development planned near his home in Verdi. He said he wants the area to avoid the boom and bust cycle.

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Chance Reading, an electrician who has lived in the Reno, Nev., area for 15 years, at a construction site for a new development in the suburb of Verdi, Nev., March 6, 2018. Reading went to a recent City Council meeting to oppose the development planned near his home in Verdi. He said he wants the area to avoid the boom and bust cycle.