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    Rick Perry supporters say he and his campaign's top officials failed to rally evangelicals sufficiently to make him the viable alternative to Mitt Romney in what some conservatives say is rapidly turning into a disappointing non-contest for the presidential nomination.

A 7-foot-tall cross stood at the Mojave National Preserve in California as a memorial to World War I veterans, but was stolen May 9. The cross, or a replica, was found at the same site Thursday.

    Cross replaced in memorial mystery

    A week after a cross was stolen from a Mojave Desert war memorial that played a key role in a recent Supreme Court decision, a different cross was discovered early Thursday morning at the same site.

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  • Kelly Shackelford, president and chief executive officer of the Liberty Institute, which represents the caretakers of the cross, told The Washington Times that it is unclear whether the cross now at the Mojave National Preserve site in California is the original or a replica, but evidence suggests it is a replica.

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  • Mr. Shackelford agreed, saying in a statement Thursday that "every day the memorial does not go back up is a day too long and a disgrace.

    Cross replaced in memorial mystery →

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