Officials in Bruce Springsteen's birthplace, Freehold, N.J., have
bagged plans for a statue of the Boss because of the project's rising
cost, according to the Associated Press. Councilwoman Sharon Shutzer
was quoted as saying the tribute was running close to $200,000 -- tens
of thousands of dollars more than expected. The money could better
serve the struggling town in other ways, Shutzer reportedly said.