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Boston makes US short list for 2024 Olympics

Huge hurdles remain to land Summer Games

Boston’s improbable dream — to become host city for the 2024 Summer Olympics — is suddenly a bit more real.

The city has made the United States Olympic Committee’s “short list” of potential 2024 host candidates, the committee confirmed Friday. Los Angeles, the host of the successful 1984 Summer Olympics; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C., are also on the list.

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