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Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Senate President Stan Rosenberg Talks Olympics, Deficit

The new president of the Massachusetts Senate said he wants to bring in experts to make sure Bay State taxpayers are not footing the bill if Boston is chosen to host the Summer Olympics in 2024.

01/25/2015

Boston 2024 CEO Richard Davey. (WBZ-TV)

Former State Transportation Chief To Head Olympics Group

Former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey has been named to head the organization leading the drive to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston.

01/23/2015

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Opponents Weigh Referendum On Boston’s 2024 Olympics Bid

Opponents of bringing the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston are weighing a voter referendum.

01/23/2015

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

Artistic rendering of aerial view of Olympic Stadium. (Image from Boston 2024)

Boston 2024 Organizers Unveil Plans For Summer Olympic Games

The organizers of Boston’s Olympic bid unveiled their plans for the 2024 Summer Games on Wednesday.

01/21/2015

Boston 2024 Olympics (WBZ-TV)

Boston 2024 To Make Olympic Bid Info Public

Boston residents will get their first chance on Wednesday to see how Olympic planners would handle the 2024 Summer Games if they come to the city.

01/21/2015

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV)

Boston Mayor Opposes Putting Olympics Question To Voters

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh says he opposes putting the city’s 2024 Olympics bid before voters.

01/20/2015

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Keller @ Large: Who Says Boston Is Inferior?

There is no debate over whether or not Boston is a “world-class” city, whatever that means.

01/19/2015

Boston 2024 Olympics (WBZ-TV)

Olympics Expert: Few Host Cities Come Out As Economic Winners

When it comes to the budget and promises of economic payoff, Professor Zimbalist says organizers are way off base.

01/14/2015

Boston 2024 chairman John Fish. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images for the USOC)

Report: Boston 2024 Chairman Recuses Company From Olympic Construction

Boston 2024 chairman John Fish said he is recusing himself and Suffolk Construction from potential Olympic-related projects.

01/09/2015

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