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Calif. City Debates Location Of Stone Head

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Calif. City Debates Location Of Stone Head

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Calif. City Debates Location Of Stone Head

Calif. City Debates Location Of Stone Head

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Covina, Calif., received a gift from its former sister city in Mexico: a seven-ton Olmec head. It sat in front of the police department for years, until the police needed the space for a memorial. The head is in a maintenance yard while officials decide where to put it.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. If you've ever received a gift and didn't know what to do with it, you may sympathize with Covina, California. The town received a gift from its former sister city in Mexico - a seven-ton stone head. It sat in front of the police department for years until the police needed the space for a memorial. Now, the head is a maintenance yard while officials decide what to do. Our friends at the AP report a city council meeting today will, quote, "bring the issue to a head." It's MORNING EDITION.

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