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August 1, 2011 2:46 PM

Despite budget woes, public art 'about soaring possibility of man'

Maybe it was the fairy. Or it may have been the toad. But the combination of a fairy riding a toad as a finalist in a sculpture competition at a new federal defense complex — along with the $600,000 price tag — set off howls of protest from disgruntled residents, with local critics dubbing the artwork "the gurgling toad."

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