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Professor: Olympics Would Harm, Not Help Massachusetts

The Boston 2024 Olympics bid certainly has it's cheerleaders, but there are nay-sayers as well.

Andrew Zimbalist, Professor of Economics at Smith College, discussed the realities of welcoming the Summer Olympics to Boston on "The Taylor Cormier Show"

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Montigny Urges Local Leaders To Slow Down On Olympic Planning

State Senator Mark Montigny is urging communities on the Southcoast not to catch Olympic fever just yet.

Montigny says the Legislature will proceed with caution when it comes to Boston 2024 and the Olympics, and he urges local communities to do the same

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Patrick Forgoing Paid Position With Boston 2024

Former Gov. Deval Patrick has decided to pass on a paid consultant job promoting the city's Olympic bid overseas.

Patrick said Thursday that he's planning to take a full-time position soon and will forgo all outside consulting pay, including for Boston 2024

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Straus Asks Olympics Supporters To Fund Review

As Bay State residents hear arguments on the potential pros and cons of hosting the Summer Olympics in 2024 one South Coast legislator is calling on Olympic supporters to fund any independent review that is undertaken to assess the Games' potential impact.

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Should New Bedford Invest In Major Sports? [POLL]

There has been plenty of sports talk this week in New Bedford.

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Olympics Highlight of Baker’s First Full Day As Governor

Gov. Charlie Baker describes the selection of Boston as the U.S. bidder for the 2024 Olympics as an ``opportunity'' for the city and the region as a whole.

The Republican began his first full day in office on Friday by participating in a news conference on the Olympic bid with representatives of the United States Olympic Committee, Mayor Martin Walsh and officials of Boston 2024 organization

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Boston Backlash To Olympic Bid

On Monday Boston submitted its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and not everyone is excited about it. In fact lots of Bostonians are downright against it.

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Bring The 2024 Summer Olympics To Boston? [POLL]

Boston, Washington, San Francisco and L.A. are in the running to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Will Mitt Romney Bring the Olympics to Boston?

Mitt Romney is advising a group of Boston leaders considering a bid for the 2024 Olympics.

The "Huffington Post" reports a group led by Suffolk Construction chairman John Fish brought an Olympic committee to Boston last month to view potential sites

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Tokyo Governor Vows 2020 Olympics Will Boost Japan

Tokyo's governor has returned from the IOC vote, promising that the 2020 Olympics will be a sports success and an economic boost to the nation.

Thousands of Tokyo residents crowded the plaza in front of City Hall on Tuesday to welcome Gov

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