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Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Wednesday, December 13th

One of the three private companies helping to manage the Kansas Medicaid program has fired an employee who is facing allegations of sexual misconduct from his previous job as a state social services administrator. 

Former CIA employee Robert Harte displays his indoor vegetable garden. (Photo Credit: Orlin Wagner / Associated Press)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, December 13th

Robert and Adlynn Harte had sought $7 million in damages from the Johnson County Commission and the heavily armed officers who conducted an early morning SWAT - style raid of their home in April, 2012.

​ The firing follows recent sexual misconduct allegations against Brandt  Haehn when he was at the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.
Kansas News Service Wednesday, December 13th

Former KDADS administrator Brandt Haehn has been fired by Amerigroup, one of the companies that administers KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program.

Gina Meier-Hummel, right, started her job as secretary of the Kansas Department for Children and Families on December 1. She was introduced by Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer, left.  (File photo / Kansas Public Radio)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, December 12th

A new secretary took over the Kansas Department for Children and Families this month. Her first priority: shoring up the overburdened foster care system.  Gina Meier-Hummel, the new administrator of the state’s social welfare agency, is now receiving daily reports about kids who’ve run away from their foster homes and how many are sleeping in offices awaiting a place to stay.  Hear more from the new KDCF secretary in this interview. 

KMUW Radio Tuesday, December 12th

In order to graduate from high school, Kansas students will soon be required to take CPR training.

Kansas News Service Tuesday, December 12th

Diane DeBacker, the state's former education commissioner, will now advise the governor's office on education policy issues.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press.
Associated Press Tuesday, December 12th

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will not reconsider a death sentence for a southeastern Kansas man who fatally shot a sheriff during a 2005 drug raid.  That story and more news headlines inside.

Kansas News Service Monday, December 11th

Brandt Haehn, who headed a division within the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, is accused of sexually harassing a woman who worked for a disability service provider. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, December 11th

A state task force on child welfare is meeting this week for the first time since a new administrator took over the state child welfare agency.

A KDADS official was briefly suspended after department officials discovered that he had been sexually harassing an employee.
Kansas News Service Monday, December 11th

Former employee Jennifer Gill says that after KDADs official Brandt Haehn sent her sexually graphic videos, her boss protected Haehn and fired her. 

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