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Boston’s Olympic bid is dead

In a joint statement, United States Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun and Boston 2024 Chairman Steve Pagliuca characterized the decision to pull out as a mutual one, reached with Boston 2024 earlier Monday.

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How Boston 2024 underestimated its opposition

As the United States Olympic Committee gathered to meet in San Francisco in December to hear from the four U.S. cities that wanted to host the 2024 Summer Games, two people stood out front holding a banner. The message was a simple one: “No Boston Olympics.”

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At Boston pub, anti-Olympics group celebrates victory

After months of working as unpaid volunteers, No Boston Olympics celebrated its victory over Boston Olympic bid organizers Boston 2024 with a room full of 30 colleagues, supporters, and friends.

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Video resurfaces of dash-cam cop confronting man trying to film him

Medford Police Detective Stephen Lebert is seen in this 2012 YouTube video. Lebert was recently given administrative leave after a dashboard camera caught him telling a driver he would “blow a hole through [his] head.” Medford Police Chief Leo Sacco confirmed the 2012 video is the same Lebert and that he was counseled on the incident.

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