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No More Ties At National Spelling Bee Final

WASHINGTON (AP) — After two straight years of ties, the Scripps National Spelling Bee is adding more sting: The championship rounds will last longer, and the words will be harder. 698 more words

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Scripps National Spelling Bee To Add Harder Words

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WASHINGTON (AP) – After two straight years of ties, the Scripps National Spelling Bee is adding more sting: The championship rounds will last longer, and the words will be harder. 707 more words

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Drone Racing Association in Full Flight After Deal with ESPN

As reported by Alex Beall of Associations Now, the International Drone Racing Association is on cloud nine at the moment after it was announced last week that races under their association’s umbrella would be broadcast on one of the biggest sports broadcasters on the planet: ESPN. 175 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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

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