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Humane Society president on Nevada wildlife board

An animal advocate has been named to the Nevada Wildlife Commission - the first such appointment in recent memory to a board that has come under fire by critics who say it's unfairly stacked with hunters.

Karen Summers Layne is president of the Las Vegas Valley Humane Society. She was appointed to the nine-member policy board by Gov. Brian Sandoval on Oct. 3. Her appointment follows that of former Clark County Sheriff Bill Young in July.

"It's going to be an interesting position," Layne told The Associated Press.

Layne, 65, spoke against hunting black bears when the commission held hearings …

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