Capitol Alert

September 2, 2014

Broken finger on statue in California Capitol rotunda follows late-night coin toss

This much is not in doubt: Sometime Friday or Saturday, part of a finger from the marble statue depicting Queen Isabella and Christopher Columbus in the Capitol rotunda broke off. A tourist discovered the detached digit Saturday afternoon. What remains a mystery is what caused the finger to fall.

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