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Poll Shows Support for Utah Olympics Bid

Poll Shows Support for Utah Olympics Bid

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

A statewide poll of Utah residents commissioned by a group exploring a bid for the Olympic Winter Games shows that 89 percent are in favor

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Utah Forms Exploratory Committee to Host Olympic and Paralympic Games

Utah Forms Exploratory Committee to Host Olympic and Paralympic Games

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Elected officials and business and community leaders in Utah have formed an exploratory committee to host a future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

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| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gary Herbert

You might say Gary Herbert’s leadership career began in high school, where he was captain of his baseball and basketball teams and quarterback of the football team. Now, as governor of Utah since 2009, Herbert is one of the leaders of the state’s effort to capitalize on the legacy of having hosted the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and its desire to attract sporting events year-round. The former county commissioner and lieutenant governor is also a strong supporter of tourism and travel, recently creating the nation’s first state outdoor recreation department and making stops in places such as

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