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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.

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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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