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Nevada, California agree to joint bid

Updated: November 30, 2011, 3:59 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Nevada has agreed with officials in California to make a run at hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics at Lake Tahoe, in hopes of bringing the Games back to an area where they were held in 1960, Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki said Wednesday.

If successful, the Games would return to the United States for the first time since Salt Lake City hosted the Winter Olympics in 2002. Squaw Valley, a resort on the California side of Lake Tahoe, hosted the Winter Games in 1960.

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