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Denver Weighs Olympics Bid Years After Withdrawing as Host

It promised ample snow and sunny weather on a normally bare, rocky peak easily accessible by "super highway," thousands more hotel rooms than existed, and a cross-country ski course that looked good on paper but would have cut through some people's backyards. The airbrushed pitch worked, but after Denver won a bid to host the 1976 Winter Olympics, its plan unraveled amid questions about the environmental impact, ballooning costs and logistics of hosting such a big event in a...

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