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February 21, 2017

Las Vegas Sun

U.S. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

U.S. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

Updated 9:49 a.m.

The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people ...

Traffic backs up along the I-15 northbound and onto the 95 northbound as the rain continues to fall across the Las Vegas region on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.

L.E. Baskow / Las Vegas Sun

Traffic backs up along the I-15 northbound and onto the 95 northbound as the rain continues to fall across the Las Vegas region on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.

Zipper merging to be emphasized in Project Neon’s latest lane closures

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Motorists who see signs their lane is closing and habitually merge far in advance will soon be advised to wait a bit and to take turns merging using more of the remaining pavement. That’s the goal of the Nevada Department of Transportation as it plans for another major closure associated with Project Neon. A press conference is slated for ...

Southern Nevada sees increase in rental rates

Southern Nevada sees increase in rental rates

Posted 2:00 a.m.

As it becomes more expensive to buy a house in Southern Nevada in early 2017, home and apartment rental rates creep upward as well. RentRange’s final quarterly report for 2016 showed that the average ...

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Artists seek $1.25 million for Bowie memorial in London

Journalists watch a TV screen that shows the virtual memorial, during a press conference to announce a permanent memorial in Brixton to the late Ziggy Stardust singer David Bowie in London, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

Frank Augstein / AP

Journalists watch a TV screen that shows the virtual memorial, during a press conference to announce a permanent memorial in Brixton to the late Ziggy Stardust singer David Bowie in London, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

Posted 10:04 a.m.

Artists and activists want to create a permanent memorial to David Bowie in the London neighborhood where he was born. Plans were unveiled Tuesday for a three-story-tall lightning bolt sculpture , inspired by the cover of Bowie's album "Aladdin Sane." The proposal is to install it across from ...