Arizona looking for Goldwater statue for Capitol

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PHOENIX (AP) -- The state is looking to buy something a little bit out of the ordinary -- a statue of Barry Goldwater.

The Arizona Historical Advisory Commission has issued a request for proposals to create a Goldwater statue to be placed in the National Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.

The Goldwater statue will be one of two statues representing individuals from Arizona.

In government-speak, the state says it is looking for a "commemorative, site-specific sculpture" of the former senator and 1964 Republican presidential nominee. It will be purchased with donated money.

The seven-page procurement notice can be found online with the State Procurement Office at spo.az.gov.

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