Missouri fort plans memorial for 5 international soldiers

FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO. (AP)- Fort Leonard Wood is planning a memorial service Friday for five international soldiers who were temporarily assigned to the Missouri Army installation when their vehicle was caught in floodwaters. The soldiers were returning from a shopping trip on Dec. 26 when their vehicle was swept off a low water crossing…

Audit finds new Ferguson-Florissant superintendent misspent funds in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – An audit finds the superintendent running schools in Ferguson, Missouri, misspent federal education funds and failed to provide a reason or receipts for $94,000 in travel, meals and merchandise while he headed a North Carolina district. North Carolina Auditor Beth Wood’s office released a report Tuesday alleging improper spending at the…