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Snow problems in Boston send a chill through 2024 Olympic bid
Snow problems in Boston send a chill through 2024 Olympic bid

The hundreds of grumpy commuters crammed into South Station vented to one another as they waited to see whether their trains would be canceled or delayed. The snowiest winter on record had already exposed deep gaps in this city's infrastructure and soured public will toward an event that Boston leaders hope will happen here in nine years: the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Just weeks after winning the competition to submit the United States' bid for the Games, many residents here are kvetching, rather than celebrating, wondering whether a city that has been rendered unnavigable in recent weeks has the wherewithal to host hundreds of thousands of visitors, even in kinder summer...

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