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2024 Boston Olympics? Let’s check it out, they say

An effort to bring the Olympics to Boston is getting an enthusiastic response from business and government leaders in the region north of the would-be host city. One local lawmaker sees the 2024 Summer Games as a potential boon to tourism throughout Massachusetts and wants a state study to see if a bid — something of a long shot — is worth pursuing.

“It would be a tremendous opportunity to highlight the Boston region and the North Shore, the South Shore, the western suburbs, and even beyond into New England,” said Robert G. Bradford, president of the North Shore Chamber of Commerce. “It would have a very positive economic impact on our region.”

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