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Winter Park’s Nik Seemann makes U.S. Freestyle Ski Team

Local News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:41pm
In the United States, most young skiers competing at the highest level have a common dream – to make the U.S. Ski Team.For Grand County native Nik Seemann, the dream just became a reality.Seemann, 17, received a call over the weekend from Joe Davies, the U.S. Ski Team’s aerials coach, informing him of his selection to the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team’s aerials squad.“I was stoked,” Seemann said of his reaction to the news. “I was surprised that he called. I wasn’t expecting a call.”For the back-to-back Freestyle Junior National Aerial Champion, taking a spot on the team has long been …

Small South Carolina Newspaper Takes Home Top Pulitzer Prize

NPR Books - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 3:35pm

The winners of this year's Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, fiction, poetry, drama, music, biography, history and nonfiction were announced Monday at Columbia University in New York.

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'I Regret Everything': Toni Morrison Looks Back On Her Personal Life

NPR Books - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:58pm

"It's not profound regret," Morrison tells Fresh Air. "It's just a wiping up of tiny little messes that you didn't recognize as mess when they were going on." Her latest book is God Help the Child.

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