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REPORT FINDS FEMA MISSPENT TRAILER MONEY

WASHINGTON

The Federal Emergency Management Agency misspent millions of dollars it received from selling used travel trailers, government investigators have found. Instead of buying more trailers - as allowed under the law - FEMA used more than $13-million toward fully loaded sport utility vehicles, travel expenses and purchase card accounts, according to a draft report by the Homeland Security Department's inspector general obtained by the Associated Press. The report is to be released Friday. FEMA said it spent all the money to help disaster victims but agreed better oversight is needed.

Elsewhere

Lawmaker bribery: Defense contractor Brent Wilkes was sentenced Tuesday in San Diego to 12 years in federal prison for bribing former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-Calif., with cash, trips, prostitutes and other gifts in exchange for nearly $90-million in Pentagon work for ADCS Inc., a data and document storage company he owned. Cunningham pleaded guilty in 2005 to accepting $2.4-million in bribes from Wilkes and others.

Reagan returns home: Former first lady Nancy Reagan, 86, was released Tuesday from a Santa Monica, Calif., hospital, two days after falling at home.

Shuttle heads back: Atlantis and its crew aims to land today on either U.S. coast.

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