Conflict Over $46,000 Doghouse
$46,000 doghouse BRUNSWICK, Maine (UPI) - A Maine resident, grumbling at an apparent doggie boondoggle, is demarding a congressional Investigation into the Navy's expenditure of nearly $46,000 to build a doghouse for two air base hounds. The Navy admits to the cost of the doghouse at Brunswick Naval Air Base but bristles at the suggestion it was unwarranted, unwarranted, saying the dogs are used to detect drugs and explosives. "On the surface, It sound like an excessive excessive amount of money," said John Trattner, Trattner, Spokesman for Sen. George J. Mitchell, Mitchell, D-Maine who received the angry letter. letter. "We're looking into it."