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Audit questions money handling

By John Schaffner
editor@reporternewspapers.net

The administration of Mayor Shirley Franklin, which was marred in the final four years with budget problems and audits that questioned the handling of taxpayer money, ended on a questionable financial note.
An internal audit released Jan. 6 showed that top Franklin aides spent $4.686 million on construction-change orders for new public safety facilities