Corona, Chino Hills spellers eliminated from 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee

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She was also the victor of last year's regional bee. He was the only Minnesotan to advance from the written spelling and vocabulary test, on which contestants needed a score of at least 29 to be one of 40 to advance tonight. The best of the bunch will advance to the finals Thursday. Maia didn't make it past the preliminary round, but while there, she was awarded a gold medal she earned for a national Spanish exam she took this year at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School. All the spellers took it in the same room at the same time.

The Spelling Bee continues Thursday, the final round taking place Thursday night.

When 6-year-old Edith Fuller of Tulsa, Okla., was asked to spell the word "nyctinasty", she first asked for the definition. The tiebreaker test is to try to make it more likely that one victor will be left at the end of the competition since the last three years of the national bee have had two winners.

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He said there may have been confusion because a former Malabang police chief was killed in the fighting - but he was not beheaded. Automatic gunfire and explosions could be heard clearly and plumes of black smoke rose from the direction of the city center.

The Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals will begin Thursday at 10 a.m. and can be watched on ESPN2.

This year's competition has already made headlines in March because of the 5-year-old super speller Edith Fuller, who became the youngest contender ever at the nationals.

There is even a chance that he will compete in the spelling bee next year.

Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct
China claims most of the energy-rich South China Sea , through which about $5 trillion in sea-borne trade passes every year. China's government has also repeatedly asserted that it can do whatever it likes on what it says is its own territory.

IN spellers have won the bee three times, including twice in a five-year span, in 2004 and 2008.

Haris Rana (right), an eighth-grader at Fort Smith's Chaffin Junior High School, and Pulaski Academy seventh-grader Parray Faizan were the top two finishers in Saturday's spelling bee.

Wearing a navy blue dress with a black bow in her wavy blond hair, Fuller said she planned to compete again next year "if I don't win this time".

Warriors become just the 5th team to start NBA playoffs 10-0
While Leonard has a chance to play Saturday night, Parker is definitely done for the rest of the playoffs with a leg injury. The Spurs have listed forward Kawhi Leonard as questionable for Saturday's Game 3 against the Warriors at the AT&T Center .

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