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Sunday, May 5, 2013

Interior Secretary Jewell savors a steep learning curve

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell sits near the summit of Old Rag Mountain last month in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. A veteran climber, she easily scampered up a trail, slowed only by officials, a bodyguard, a reporter and a photographer, none as fit and agile as she.