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0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8ba20001The 2012 Summer Olympics, the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will take place in London, England, United Kingdom from July 27 - August 12.Athletes from over 200 countries are expected to compete in 36 different events.For full schedule and results, plus more information, visit the official London 2012 website.

Big Dig 2? The Debate Over Boston's 2024 Olympic Bid

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There’s been celebration but also consternation among Bostonians, since their city was chosen as the U.S. candidate to host the twenty-twenty-fours summer games. Boosters foresee economic growth, while opponents warn of logistical and financial nightmares.  Meanwhile, Granite Staters are wondering what’s in it for them.

GUESTS:

  • Mark Arsenault – reporter for the Boston Globe
  • Chris Dempsey - co-chair of No Boston Olympics, a group that has been organizing opposition to the bid
  • Rich Davey - CEO of Boston 2024

CALLOUTS:

  • Tom Galligani  - Nashua’s economic development director
  • Charlie Arlinghaus – president of the Josiah Bartlett Center, and public policy columnist for the New Hampshire Union Leader
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