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Lindsey Van at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships last year, in Val di Fiemme, Italy. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images hide caption

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After Decade-Long Fight, Ski Jumper Lindsey Van Is 'Ready To Fly'

The 29-year-old from Park City, Utah, will compete on the U.S. Olympic team in Sochi this month. What it took to get there is more than she ever imagined.

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Author Interviews

In 'Poetry,' The Story Of An African-American Military Family

Many of Marilyn Nelson's most famous poetry collections are for children. Her latest work, How I Discovered Poetry, is a memoir about her own childhood, which was spent traveling around the country in the 1950s as the daughter of an Air Force pilot.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly on Monday in Nashville, Tenn. In the speech, he proposed spending the state's lottery money on free community college education for those in need. Mark Zaleski/AP hide caption

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Education

Tennessee Weighs The Cost Of A Free College Education

Tennessee's governor has proposed to pay community college tuition for anyone who needs it. The plan is intended to help boost higher education completion rates for the state, which ranks near the bottom nationwide.

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