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Lawmaker's wife seeking protective order in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A judge in Las Vegas will hear a request to extend a protective order for the wife of a troubled Nevada state lawmaker.

Assemblyman Steven Brooks' lawyer, Mitchell Posin, says Brooks won't have to be in Clark County Family Court for the 1 p.m. Tuesday hearing.

The proceeding is one of several faced by the Democrat from North Las Vegas within the last month.

Brooks has been arrested twice, given a psychiatric evaluation, banned from meetings with party colleagues in the Assembly and banished from the Nevada Legislature building.

Last Friday, Brooks was kicked out of …

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