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It's time to register your school for the Spelling Bee

On your mark, get set, S-P-E-L-L !  The Sacramento Bee is pleased to announce the upcoming 33rd annual California Central Valley Spelling Bee. The champion speller wins an all-expense paid trip to the Washington, D.C. 122 more words

The Sacramento Bee

Who thought that an #AskBobby Jindal Twitter dialogue would be a good idea?

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“When you disband the Supreme Court for disagreeing with you, will the Koch brothers buy you another?”

Someone on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s campaign staff had the brilliant idea of opening up a discussion between the Republican hopeful and Twitter. 171 more words

U.S. Politics

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[caption id="attachment_127975" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) speaks at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center at National Harbor MD on February 26, 2015.  (Photo by Jeff Malet) Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) speaks at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center at National Harbor MD on February 26, 2015. (Photo by Jeff Malet)[/caption]

Life Lessons from a National Spelling Bee Champ

I called Snigdha Nandipati, winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2012, thinking I already knew where my story was headed. The theme of my questions, similar to many media outlets, revolved around the idea of why she thought so many Indian-American students excelled at this particular competition. 1,043 more words

News

Analysis: Spelling president with a 'W'

Make no mistake about it. There is equal representation of females and males… at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Even the winning trophy was split between the male and female winner. 782 more words

Politics

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Take On The 2015 Spelling Bee Champs, With One Twist

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Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar just walked away as co-winners of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee, but they faced their real challenge on Tuesday night thanks to… 95 more words

Sports

Can You Use That In A Sentence? Wacky Words Of The 2015 Scripps Spelling Bee

It’s no secret: I love the Scripps National Spelling Bee. A few years ago I live blogged the event, and last year spellebrity Amber Born even… 1,859 more words

Entertainment

Can You Guess the Meaning of These Scripps National Spelling Bee Words?

Spelling complicated words for the Scripps National Spelling Bee is hard enough, as this year’s co-champions Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam know. But if we give you the spelling, can you guess tricky words’ meaning by looking at them? 20 more words