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Tax Dollars for Olympics; Shrinking Convention Center Hotel

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SOUTH BOSTON—It would have been one of the city's biggest hotels, another part of Boston's hotel-building boomlet: "The Massachusetts Port Authority is examining whether to build a hotel that would be about half the size of what it originally planned for South Boston, seeking to keep the project alive after Governor Charlie Baker froze an expansion of the convention center across the street." [Globe]
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BOSTON—Don't you feel like the Olympics are slipping further and further away as a possibility? "... Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said if it looks like city tax dollars will be required for to build facilities for the 2024 summer Olympics games in Boston, he's out." [BostInno]