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Statue of "Ozzie the Duck" unveiled

A duck whose death caused shock and outrage across western Massachusetts will now be forever memorialized in a statue. Full story

Pope visiting Brazil's shrine to 'black Mary'

The image of Brazil's patron saint, the dark-skinned Virgin of Aparecida, emblazons bumper stickers, presides over shops and dangles from gold chains around women's necks all over this continent-sized country. Replicas of the thin clay statue hang in places of pride on the walls of both the most sum Full story

Statue of Liberty reopens after 9 months on July 4

   Nine long months have passed since anyone has been allowed to visit the Statue of Liberty due to damage from Superstorm Sandy, but the nation’s gatekeeper will be welcoming visitors once again, starting fittingly on Independence Day. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.

Statue of Liberty set to reopen after Superstorm Sandy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty will reopen to visitors with a July 4 ceremony on Thursday, more than eight months after its home island in New York Harbor was flooded and wrecked by Superstorm Sandy. Full story

Texas teen fatally impaled on horn of steer statue

   A mother in Lubbock, Texas, is mourning the loss of her son who died after he apparently tripped and fell directly onto the horn of a bull statue. KCBD’s Tiffany Pelt reports.

Why Egyptian Statue Moves On its Own

An ancient Egyptian statue appears to have started moving on its own, much to the amazement of scientists and museum curators. Full story

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  Pharaoh’s curse? Museum statue spins on its own

A millennia-old statue standing 10 inches tall has Manchester Museum employees in England stumped after time-lapse video shows it making a 180-degree turn without anyone touching it.

  Fredrick Douglas statue unveiled

Statue of abolitionist Fredrick Douglas was unveiled today inside the U.S. Capitol building. Vice President Joe Biden was in attendance to deliver remarks at the dedication. NBC’s Luke Russert reports.

  Artists fights to keep nude, 9-foot-tall gargoyle

Community leaders in the small town of Paulden, Ariz., have ordered artist David Smith to remove a nine-foot-tall, anatomically correct statue from public view on his property. KPNX’s William Pitts reports.

  Big moose-take: Young bull ‘falls in love’ with statue

A randy bull – or male moose – has been spotted trying to mate with a bronze statue of the animal’s likeness on the front yard of a home in Grand Lake, Colo. KUSA’s Nick McGurk reports.

  Despite failings, GOP still turns to Cheney

Rachel Maddow shows that despite the lies and failings of Dick Cheney in bringing the U.S. to war in Iraq, Republicans still seek out his advice on foreign policy matters, including the situation in North Korea, which was made worse by Cheney and his cohorts in the Bush administration.

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