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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, right, is presented with a tee shirt by Ralph Cox, an organizer pursuing an Olympics bid, during an event held to generate public interest in a 2024 Olympics bid for Boston, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, right, is presented with a tee shirt by Ralph Cox, an organizer pursuing an Olympics bid, during an event held to generate public interest in a 2024 Olympics bid for Boston, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)
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Boston is one step closer to becoming an Olympic host city.

The U.S. Olympic Committee has chosen Boston over San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. as this country's nominee to host the Summer Olympics in 2024.

WBUR's Jack Lepiarz joins Morning Edition with a report on reactions from the city on the committee's decision.

To hear the full report, click on the audio player above.

This segment aired on January 9, 2015.

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