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Published March 21, 1996
In bidding for the '98 Games, the city of Nagano promised to "bear the transportation, meals and lodging expenses of all the delegations." Japanese officials now say soaring costs prohibit them from paying these expenses (N.Y. TIMES, 3/21)....The USOC has identified the Twin Cities, along with San Antonio and Salt Lake City, as the first locations of Olympic development centers intended to "groom" intermediate level athletes (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 3/19)....The UT Dept. of Transportation believes a proposed reconstruction of I-15 in Salt Lake Valley can be completed for 2002 (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 3/21)....Bill Moss, Managing Dir of Olympic Construction, on safety concerns after another construction accident this week: "All the incidents are unrelated. There is no real tie to them other than the fact that they're all facilities being used to host the Olympic Games" ("Today," NBC, 3/21).