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Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth seconds after winning the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Are North Texas Adults Smarter Than A Nat’l Spelling Bee Winner?

A North Texas 13-year-old has had nearly a full day to enjoy his new title of co-champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. CBS 11 wondered how many adults have what it takes to win the national spelling bee, so we hit the streets to find out.

CBSDFW.COM–05/30/2014

A screenshot of the Craigslist web page. (credit: AP Graphics)

Other Parts of the Paper: Spelling Stabbing

Veteran Newspaper Boy Brendan Smith tells a story about a crazy ex-girlfriend and a stabbing due to the misspelling of one’s name.

105.3 The Fan–09/26/2013

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High Schools Deal With Embarrassing Yearbook Spelling Mistakes

High school yearbooks are full of memories, but in one North Texas district, they’re also full of embarrassing mistakes. The Legacy High School yearbook is filled with memoires. But this year the keepsake has a few typos.

CBS 11–06/12/2013

Premiere Of Columbia Pictures' "That's My Boy" - Arrivals

Viral Video: Spell It Out

Andy Samberg is no longer on SNL, but that hasn’t stopped him from making musical parodies. This time, he attacks spelling.

KRLD–06/10/2013

Nupur Lala, 14, celebrates after winning the 72nd annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC, 03 June, 1999. Lala spelled L-O-G-O-R-R-H-E-A, which means incoherent wordiness, to win the contest. (credit: Mario Tama/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Spellbound’ Star Reflects On A Spelling Bee Life & Texas Future

For the millions who watched the National Spelling Bee back in 1999, her face is frozen in time. She’ll always be the 14-year-old girl, with the glasses and dark shoulder-length hair, her arms raised while leaping for joy. But that was a half-life ago for Nupur Lala.

But that was a half-life ago for Nupur Lala.

05/27/2013

Tanu Shivaswamy, a champion speller from Richardson ISD who overcame Cerebral Palsy to win the spelling bee at her Richardson ISD school.

Cerebral Palsy No Limit For Champion Speller

Cerebral palsy took Tanu Shivaswamy’s ability to speak, but it didn’t take away her ability to compete.

01/26/2011

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