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Utah's Child Welfare System Woes Under Leavitt May Impede Confirmation

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Utah's Child Welfare System Woes Under Leavitt May Impede Confirmation

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Utah's Child Welfare System Woes Under Leavitt May Impede Confirmation

Utah's Child Welfare System Woes Under Leavitt May Impede Confirmation

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Michael Leavitt, Bush's nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services, was governor of Utah when the state experienced serious problems with its child welfare agency. The problems may provide fodder for opponents to his nomination. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.