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Uhl celebrates homecoming at US championships

Updated: June 18, 2013, 6:38 PM ET
Associated Press

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By LUKE MEREDITH

AP Sports Writer

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Lisa Uhl's high school experiences at Drake Stadium were largely defined by heartbreak.

Nearly a decade later, the Fort Dodge, Iowa, native returns to that familiar blue oval in strong position to qualify for the world championships.

It'll also be a short commute for Uhl, a three-time NCAA outdoor champion, an Olympian and one of the favorites in the 10,000-meters Thursday at the U.S. championships ...

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