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Olympics may shine but plenty to lament in recession-hit Rio



RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Across a busy street from the MaracanĂ£ stadium, host of two World Cup finals and next month the stage for the opening of the first-ever Olympics in South America, squats the massive concrete complex of the State University of Rio de Janeiro.


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