Bp Buys Gulf Coast Millions In Gear

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In the year since the Gulf oil spill, officials along the coast have gone on a spending spree with BP money, dropping tens of millions of dollars on gadgets, vehicles and gear - much of which had little to do with the cleanup, an Associated Press investigation shows....

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