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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. 

KU head basketball coach Bill Self says his team has gone soft. (Photo: KU Sports)
Greg Echlin Monday, December 11th

The Jayhawks were still trying to recover from a stunning 74-65 defeat to the Washington Huskies at the Sprint Center in Kansas City on Wednesday.  

Associated Press Saturday, December 9th

Here's a summary of Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press.

Kansas News Service Friday, December 8th

The state's GDP has grown more than 1.5 percent since October 2016. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, December 8th

A federal judge in Kansas has dismissed a man's drug indictment, citing misconduct by a prosecutor who works in the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Kansas News Service Friday, December 8th

 In Kansas, the data shows that people had to seek therapists outside of their insurance network at a rate of 7 to 1 compared to primary care services.

Paul Davis, a Lawrence Democrat, is running for the 2nd District seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins. (Photo Credit: Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, December 7th

Democrats at the national level are focusing on the race for the Kansas 2nd Congressional District because they think Davis has a good chance to win. 

Kansas News Service Thursday, December 7th

A federal judge found that prosecutor Terra Morehead interfered with Gregory Orozco's right to a fair trial. 

Kansas News Service Thursday, December 7th

Cloud and Montgomery counties are still interested in landing the Tyson chicken processing facility.

Kansas News Service Thursday, December 7th

More than 400 schools in Kansas are participating in Hour of Code events as part of computer science education week.

Harvest Public Media Thursday, December 7th

Workers may avoid reporting safety problems to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration because they fear retaliation from their employers. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, December 7th

Governor Sam Brownback  says he remains in charge at the Statehouse while he awaits U.S. Senate confirmation for an ambassador post in the Trump administration.

The KU men lost to the Washington Huskies, 74-65, and the KU women’s team lost to Nebraska, 66-49.
Greg Echlin Thursday, December 7th

The KU men are ranked No. 2 in the nation this week.  The defeats were the first losses of the season for either Jayhawks team. 

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says he wants to give states more flexibility to experiment with things like job training, fraud monitoring and drug testing of recipients.
Harvest Public Media Thursday, December 7th

Nutrition programs, including SNAP, commonly known as “food stamps”, make up about 80 percent of the USDA’s budget. 

Brownback says he hopes to be confirmed by the Senate before the start of the Kansas legislative session in early January.
Kansas News Service Thursday, December 7th

Brownback has allowed Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer to make major decisions for the administration, leading to an awkward situation for some lawmakers.

Greg Orman has joined the race to be Kansas governor. In 2014 he challenged Senator Pat Roberts, losing by a 10-point margin. (File Photo: KCUR Radio)
Kansas News Service Thursday, December 7th

Johnson County businessman Greg Orman has launched an independent campaign for governor ending months of speculation about his political plans.

Republican Senator Julia Lynn (left) and  Democratic Senator Tom Holland at the Statehouse Wednesday. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Wednesday, December 6th

STAR bonds are used to help boost economic development projects.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Wednesday, December 6th

Olathe businessman Greg Orman has filed the paperwork for an independent campaign for Kansas governor next year.

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