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Plans for world spelling bee put on hold

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Spelling Bee is putting plans for a world bee on hold. The E.W. Scripps Company announced last year that it was considering an international competition. But on Wednesday, Scripps said it has "no immediate plans" to launch a world bee. The Scripps National Spelling Bee has included international participants since 1976. A girl from Jamaica won in 1998. Preliminary...

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