Officials: Tulsa not actively seeking 2024 Olympics

Trying to tamp down on blogs and Tweets that are poking fun at Tulsa, officials declared Tuesday morning that they are not actively seeking an Olympic bid.
BY MICHAEL OVERALL, Tulsa World Modified: July 2, 2013 at 11:57 am •  Published: July 2, 2013
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Trying to tamp down on blogs and Tweets that are poking fun at Tulsa, officials declared Tuesday morning that they are not actively seeking an Olympic bid. 

With an article about an unofficial campaign to lure the 2024 Games to Oklahoma, Sunday's New York Times set off a round of blogs, Facebook posts and Tweets that weren't flattering, threatening to make Tulsa a laughingstock, Mayor Dewey Bartlett said. 

"We don't want that to take over the perceptions," he said.

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