will Houston get the Olympics?

Houston Under Consideration For 2016 Olympic Bid
U.S. Olympic Committee Visits Houston

— reported by Click2Houston.com

The United States Olympic Committee met with Houston city and business leaders Monday, KPRC Local 2 reported.

Officials said they are looking for a bid that is privately financed and puts athletes first. They said they do not want any fee to the city or taxpayer money used.

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The committee will also visit Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

They will look at all five cities and then make a decision on one of those cities, or none of them.

The committee has until March 31, 2007, to decide if the United States will try for a bid for the 2016 Olympics.

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