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New Poll Shows Public Split Over Boston '24 Bid, Greater Support Among Younger Voters

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15

Massachusetts voters "are narrowly split on a Boston-area bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, though a majority across the state and within Boston would back a bid that prohibits public spending on sports venues and the running of the Games," according to a Sage Systems poll cited by Mark Arsenault of...

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