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Here's a news item from the Association Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) ― A group of Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections employees have revised their lawsuit against the agency, alleging that some staffers at a juvenile detention center in Nampa had sex with the youth incarcerated there. Attorney Andrew Schoppe first filed the lawsuit in Boise's U.S. District Court on behalf of seven employees who contended that the Nampa detention center is rife with problems including cronyism and policies that put staffers and kids at risk. Last week department officials filed a response denying all those allegations. The new version of the lawsuit filed Wednesday adds six plaintiffs along with allegations that juveniles frequently have sex with each other, and that managers failed to act when some staffers had sex with juveniles. The allegations include that a female staffer had a sexual relationship with an incarcerated male juvenile, and then moved in with him after his release; and that a male staffer had sexual contact with a female juvenile detainee. Click below for a full report from AP reporter Rebecca Boone.