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National Spelling Bee to offer wild cards; expand field (access required)

WASHINGTON — For three years running, Siyona Mishra and Dhyana Mishra faced off amid some of the highest stakes in competitive spelling. They outlasted the rest of the field at the regional spelling bee in Orlando, Florida. But there was ...

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Md. speller’s journey shows how tough national bee has become (access required)

OXON HILL — Shaheer Imam never thought it would take so long to get back to the National Spelling Bee. The 13-year-old from Catonsville, Maryland, made his first appearance during Barack Obama’s first term as president. Shaheer was just eight ...

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World record for longest human mattress dominoes chain set in Md. (access required)

NATIONAL HARBOR — Aaron’s Inc., an appliance and electronics-leasing company has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest human mattress domino chain. Guinness World Records released a video of the feat on Thursday, showing 1,200 people holding mattresses behind ...

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