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Immigrants push for DREAM Act during sit-in at Heller’s D.C. office

Immigrants push for DREAM Act during sit-in at Heller’s D.C. office

Updated 10:13 a.m.

Young immigrants from four states sat in at U.S. Sen. Dean Heller’s office in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, advocating for passage of a clean DREAM Act. The group of ...

Confetti falls from the ceiling as the WNBA's new Las Vegas Aces name and logo are revealed at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Las Vegas' first major pro basketball team will begin play in the spring.

Courtesy WNBA

Confetti falls from the ceiling as the WNBA's new Las Vegas Aces name and logo are revealed at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Las Vegas' first major pro basketball team will begin play in the spring.

WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces are the latest addition to the city’s pro sports landscape

Updated 11:00 p.m.

Las Vegas has a new pro sports team — again. It was announced on Monday that the city’s WNBA franchise, which will begin play in 2018, will be called the Las Vegas Aces. The team name and logo were revealed during a press conference at Mandalay Bay ...

2 new solar plants boost Switch operations, state’s clean energy outlook

2 new solar plants boost Switch operations, state's clean energy outlook

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Working toward Switch’s goal to have its data centers be 100 percent powered by renewable energy, the commissioning of a pair of solar projects represented ...

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San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies suddenly at 65

 In this Nov. 8, 2011, file photo, San Francisco interim mayor Ed Lee smiles as his daughter, Brianna, right, looks on at his campaign headquarters for mayor in San Francisco, after the polls closed. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Lee died early Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. He was 65.

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In this Nov. 8, 2011, file photo, San Francisco interim mayor Ed Lee smiles as his daughter, Brianna, right, looks on at his campaign headquarters for mayor in San Francisco, after the polls closed. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Lee died early Tuesday, Dec. ...

Posted 8:08 a.m.

Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it sky-high housing prices despite his commitment to economic equality, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65. A statement from Lee's office said the city's first Asian-American mayor died at ...