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2008-07-22 03:00:34

By Troy Graham, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 22--Cherry Hill police yesterday recovered the remnants of a bronze statue that thieves stole from the former Garden State Park racetrack and sold for scrap. Primitive, the 12-foot statue of an American Indian riding a galloping horse, had been reduced to more than 1,000 pounds of pieces. "You can't put Humpty-Dumpty back together again," said Cherry Hill Detective Sgt. Joseph W. Vitarelli. "The value is gone. It's like . . . if you cut up...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'