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U.S. Increasingly Turning Overseas for Granite

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U.S. Increasingly Turning Overseas for Granite

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U.S. Increasingly Turning Overseas for Granite

U.S. Increasingly Turning Overseas for Granite

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For years, Barre, Vt., called itself "the Granite Center of the World." It's estimated that one-third of all the private and public monuments and mausoleums in the country came from here. But those days are over. Now much of the granite used in the United States is coming from overseas.

Steve Zind of Vermont Public Radio reports.