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USOC awaits talk with Massachusetts governor on Olympic bid

In this Jan. 9, 2015, file photo,  Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker speaks during a news conference in Boston, as Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, second from right, and other looks on, after Boston was picked by the USOC as its bid city for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games. The leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are supposed to hear from the governor of Massachusetts on Monday, July 27, 2015. What he tells them could very well dictate the future of Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics.  (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

The leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee were set to talk to the governor of Massachusetts on Monday. What comes out of that conversation could well dictate the future of Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympics.

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APNewsBreak: USOC asks Mass. gov for stance on Boston ’24

DENVER (AP) — A person familiar with the bid says the U.S. Olympic Committee has given Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker until the end of the day Friday to declare whether he supports the movement to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston.

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Lawmakers consider naming highway for White Sox star Thome

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House has passed a resolution to rename part of U.S. Route 24 in central Illinois after retired Chicago White Sox star Jim Thome (TOH’-mee).

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