2012 Spelling Bee champ wins with 'guetapens' (+video)

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Snigdha Nandipati won almost $40000 in prize and scholarship money when she was crowned champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and the 14-year-old says she thinks she'll save it for college. That's good news for Snigdha's father, Krishnarao, Snigdha Nandipati won almost $40000 in prize and scholarship money when she was crowned champion of […]

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Just 16 years after DOMA's passage, striking it down can be seen as conservative

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A three-judge panel of the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston has ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional…. PrintAa « Previous postJohn Edwards proves being despicable is not a crime View all posts Sound the death knell for DOMA Thursday May 31, 2012 10:04 PM By Alvin Bessent The appeals […]

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National Spelling Bee down to 9 finalists

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A thread for the Thursday night playoff action (and the spelling bee). Los Angeles will not have a local to root for as the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee kick off Thursday morning near the national's capital. As someone who spent a lot of time with the orange tabloid spelling bee word lists […]

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