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Scripps Spelling Bee

Laodicean, guerdon and serrefine were the last three championship words at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. This year a boy from Hyde Park Middle School in Las Vegas wants to bring the cup home to Nevada. We talk with Dakota Jones about his experience at the bee.

Dakota Daniel Jones, Scripps National Spelling Bee contestant from Las Vegas

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Monday, June 7, 2010

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Vanya Shivashankar (left) of Olathe, Kan., and Gokul Venkatachalam of Chesterfield, Mo., lift the trophy after becoming co-champions Thursday night after the final round of the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor in Maryland.
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