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Nevada County Picayune-Times - Prescott, AR
Updated at 8:30 AM

For the second year in a row, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie. Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of Chesterfield, Missouri, were named co-champions after spelling every word thrown at them. This is the second year in a row there has been a tie. Before 2014, however, there hadn’t been a tie since 1962.

Updated at 8:17 AM

Greetings! Parents, the academic school year has ended for our graduating seniors and their parents. Even though the Prescott High School senior class was smaller than those of previous years, their...

Posted at 5:10 AM

  Okay, so you didn't make it in time for your town's leaf pickup … er, pickups … last fall. Then they scheduled another...

Posted at 1:01 AM

“San Andreas” is a movie filled with precarious situations. The first one happens about 15 seconds in, when a young woman driving along, bopping to the radio music, meets up with a big rock fall, pitching her and her vehicle off the road and down a...

Updated at 9:37 PM

They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Posted May 28, 2015 at 9:05 PM

It's confirmed: Andy Serkis will play a character named "Supreme Leader Snoke" in the upcoming...

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