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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal labor lawyers say a Utah contractor regularly used children from a polygamous group as unpaid workers on a southern Utah pecan farm, refuting the company's contention that the kids picked up leftover nuts with their families. The U.S. Labor Department attorneys say in new court documents that children harvested nuts for years on the southern Utah farm at the direction of church leaders.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The FBI and National Security Agency want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former Salt Lake City mayor who claims agencies conducted mass surveillance of emails, texts and phone calls during the city's 2002 Winter Olympics. Federal lawyers say there's no evidence the security agencies intercepted all communications in the Salt Lake City area before and during the games.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah lawmaker Justin Miller is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 11 on a fraud charge. Miller was originally supposed to be sentenced last week but it was postponed after the judge disclosed a conflict of interest and the case was reassigned to a different judge. Miller acknowledged in October to taking about $24,000 in campaign money.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman and child were killed and six other people are in critical condition after an SUV rollover on Interstate 70 east of Green River. The crash occurred yesterday afternoon. The Utah Highway Patrol says not all of the passengers were wearing seat belts.
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