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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

A family doctor checks a patient's mouth and throat. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Medical Executive Says Texas Needs 150,000 New Doctors

A medical executive predicts Texas will need up to 1 million more nurses and 150,000 additional doctors in the next 15 years.

03/01/2011

A dental hygienist cleans the teeth of a patient. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Texas Researchers Look At Diabetes & Dental Health

Texas researchers are trying to find out if correcting gum and tooth problems can lead to better blood sugar control for diabetics.

CBSDFW.COM–11/19/2010