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Bill de Blasio rules out NYC bid

Updated: May 28, 2014, 12:23 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has ruled out making a bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

Alicia Glen, deputy mayor for housing and economic development, tells the Wall Street Journal the mayor made the decision after weighing the pros and cons of hosting the event.

De Blasio previously has expressed little interest in hosting the Olympics. But earlier this month, he said he would work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo if a bid was planned.

Cuomo's office had confirmed it ...

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