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Nine spellers advanced into the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night, but Margaret Peterson, 12, of Granger, was not among them. Even though she correctly spelled "googol" and "epistolary" in the second and third rounds, she did not...
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GRANGER – Two local sisters will represent our area in two national competitions in Washington D.C. next month. Their specialties? Spelling and geography, and they have a winning history in both. This isn’t the first time they have...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Ten young geography experts will field questions about history, cultures, landmarks and climates from "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek as they vie for the title of National Geographic Bee champion. The finals of the geography bee will...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's election board is expected to consider a petition form for a proposal that would prohibit state health insurance plans for covering elective abortions. The State Board of Canvassers could decide today whether the...
PRESSURE COOKER-AIRPORT ARREST Saudi with pressure cooker in baggage seeks bond DETROIT (AP) — A federal defender has requested bond for a Saudi man arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents accused him of lying about why he...
Channel Guide MagazineMemorial Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, May 27. Leading up to and including that day, over Memorial Day 2013 weekend, there will TV programs remembering veterans; special programming of other sorts; and also several programming marathons of...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Ten young scholars have made it to the finals of the National Geographic Bee, where they'll compete for a $25,000 college scholarship. The preliminary rounds of the national competition were held Monday, narrowing the field of...
email@example.comWilson College’s Class of 2013 is poised to make a great impact on the natural world because the next 10 years will be key in protecting the planet, the class’ graduation speaker said Sunday. Sylvia A. Earle said that just last week, the...
INDIANA TORNADOES Quiet tornado season a year after 14 die in Ind. SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — It's been a quiet tornado season so far in Indiana, but experts caution it's far from over. Preliminary reports from the National Weather Service...
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana seventh-grader not only will represent Indiana in the National Geographic Bee but also is one of 12 Indiana students competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Thirteen-year-old Sean Ives of...
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Reuters(Repeats with no changes to text) * Renaissance cleric first wrote "America" on 1507 map * Resonance with current climate of "geo-enabled" devices * Google, Apple, Facebook looking at mapping apps By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) -...
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"Good luck AP test takers" scrolled across Costa Mesa High School's electronic marquee Friday morning. At Newport-Mesa Unified high schools this week, Advanced Placement classes culminated with exams that will determine whether students receive college...
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