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Officials say about half of all Olympic tickets remain unsold in Rio De Janeiro

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- We're just a few months away from the summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, and leaders say about half of the tickets remain unsold.

Brazil's Sports Minister says the country is looking for a way to boost sales. The government may even buy a bunch of tickets and give them to public school students.

This comes at a time when the economy in Brazil is having problems with its economy and is even having a tough time coming up with the money to pay for construction on the Olympic stadiums.

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