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Women Veteran's Issues

Veterans face a lot of issues when they end their service - like PTSD and trying to collect benefits. But what issues do female veterans face? We talk to a panel of women who have served, and the counselors who help them deal with harassment and sexual trauma. If you're a female veteran and have a story to share about your experiences, call us at 258-3552 during the program or e-mail

The 3rd Annual Nevada Women Veterans Summit is this Saturday at the Las Vegas Hilton. VA Secretary Tammy Duckworth will be the keynote speaker.

Nancy Faye, Program Manager, Women Veterans
Diane Sakal-Gutierrez, Clinical Social Worker and Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator
Jennifer Nieves, former Army Specialist in Signal Corps Unit
Sally Caspers, former Air Force Intelligence Officer, and masters student, UNLV

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Friday, March 26, 2010

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the use of an out-of-court foreclosure process that helped investors acquire homeowner association properties at reduced prices during the Great Recession.

Justices ruled unanimously Thursday that the process doesn't violate protections for original mortgage holders under the U.S. and Nevada constitutions — and that due process rights weren't violated because purchases don't constitute a state action.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the ruling is significant for thousands in Las Vegas who acquired foreclosed homes at a fraction of their value by paying off liens held by homeowner associations.

But it says the decision will have to be reconciled with a recent ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a different Nevada case that said the state process violated constitutional protections.

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