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Nevada Child Seekers plans to educate kids on how to resist aggression defensively during radKids classes set through mid-August.

The radKids program aims to provide children with basic safety skills dealing with issues such as fire, their home and the Internet and avoid potential bullying and abduction.

The organization, which tries to prevent children from being exploited or going missing, is offering the free program with assistance from Metropolitan Police Department DARE officers.

The sessions will consist of five classes held daily for two hours. Classes are planned for 9-11 a.m. for 5- to 8-year-olds and 1-3 p.m. for 9- to 12-year-olds.

Scheduled dates and locations are:

n Monday-July 29 at the Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA, 4141 Meadows Lane.

n Aug. 1-5 at the Centennial Hills Community Center YMCA, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 348-5200.

n Aug. 1-5 at Central Christian Church’s northeast campus, 1460 Tree Line Drive.

n Aug. 8-12 at the Durango Hills Community Center YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive, 240-9622.

n Aug. 15-19 at the Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road, 229-1607.

n Aug. 15-19 at the Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave.

Kids will receive T-shirts and wristbands following completion of the sessions, and parents will receive manuals dealing with issues discussed during the program.

For more information, visit nevadachildseekers.org, radkids.org, email carole@nevadachildseekers.org or call 458-7009.

Drivers can check routes on website

Clark County motorists can check for road closures and incidents online when planning their commutes by visiting the Nevada Department of Public Safety’s road hazards page at nvdpspub.gov/nhp/roadhazard.aspx.

The Web page lists the location of the incident or closure and the time and date of the status update.

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