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American Wins Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi (PRON: MEHB keh-FLEHZ-ghee) is the first American in 31 years to win the Boston Marathon, in the first running of the annual event since last year's deadly bombings near the finish line that killed three spectators and injured more than 260.Pumping his fist in exhilaration, the Eritrean-born Keflezighi crossed the finish line Monday in 2 hours, 8 minutes, 37 seconds. In this 118th edition of the race, he beat runner-up Wilson Chebet of Kenya by 11 seconds. An American had...

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