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A 1st In 52 Years: Co-Champs At The Spelling Bee

For the first time in 52 years, two spellers were declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday.

05/29/2014

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New App Helps Young Wordsmiths Prepare For National Spelling Bee

Gone are the days of preparing for the National Spelling Bee with flash cards. You guessed it–there’s an app for that now.

05/29/2014

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War Of Words: New Spelling Champ Is Crowned In Md.

It was a war of words, but in a good way. The finals of the National Spelling Bee conclude in Maryland. The title was won on the word “knaidel,” which is a type of dumpling.

05/30/2013

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Nothing ‘Epideictic’ About The Spelling Bee Test

Hello. I’m Speller No. 282. And I’m not going to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. But thanks to the new vocabulary test, I might have been a contender.

05/29/2013

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Field Narrows As Spelling Bee Finals Approach

The long journey to Scripps National Spelling Bee champion reached the homestretch Thursday morning under the bright lights of national television.

06/02/2011

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41 Advance To Semifinals At National Spelling Bee

For the most part, the second round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee ran like a well-oiled machine, with youngsters rattling off the letters to words like “usufructuary” and “febrifugal” without a hitch.

06/01/2011

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