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NAGANO — The pavilions are closed and the Olympic banners have disappeared. The souvenir shops are half-empty and Zenkoji Temple has regained its calm demeanor. The city’s infamous traffic jams are back, and the taxis once again form long lines waiting for customers.

Just a day after the closing ceremonies, you can hardly find a trace of the Nagano Olympics.

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