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Tulsa wants to try 2024 Olympic rings on for size

Updated: April 27, 2013, 6:15 PM ET
Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Buoyed by its success hosting a major fishing tournament this winter, Oklahoma's second-largest city is now dreaming of something faster, higher, stronger: the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Local officials acknowledge the idea is a bit far-fetched, but Tulsa was among several small cities that received letters from the U.S. Olympic Committee asking whether they might be interested in hosting the games.

"Some people think of Tulsa as a flyover, Dust Bowl town," said Neil Mavis, ...

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