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Nevada lawmaker facing threat charge hospitalized

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada state lawmaker who has drawn intense attention since he was accused of threatening a state Democratic Assembly leader last weekend was hospitalized Friday for a medical evaluation after a domestic disturbance, Las Vegas police said.Assemblyman Steven Brooks exhibited “erratic behavior” and was hospitalized “to prevent harm to himself or others” after officers were called after 1 p.m. to his grandmother’s house, Las Vegas said in a prepared statement.Brooks’ lawyer, Mitchell Posin, made it clear that Brooks wasn’t arrested, and said he trusted the evaluation would be “thorough and helpful.”“Everything seems to be changing,” Posin said.The …

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