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The Late Edition: December 5, 2013

by Curtis Kalin / /

Today’s Taxpayer News!

Mismanagement of foreign funds:  A federal watchdog agency is accusing the military of faulty risk assessment and negligent accounting of funds assigned for military aid in Afghanistan. The LA Times has more.

Costly Calendars: State Representatives in Texas are spending thousands on the printing of select few calendars to be sent as gifts. One representative’s calendars cost $11,000. More at details at KENS5.

Scammer sentenced: The head of a U.S. Navy contractor that scammed the department out of $18 million was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in the scheme. NBC10 has more information.