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Bolivia mining town erects huge statue of Virgin

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ORURO, Bolivia (AP) — The Carnival celebrations in this Andean mining city already rival Brazil's Rio de Janeiro for color and culture, if not for size. Now Oruro has erected a huge statue of the Virgin Mary that's a little taller than Rio's famed Christ the Redeemer. Oruro formally dedicated the new statue Friday as it kicked off its Carnival celebrations, which have been recognized as...