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Janesville boy's third national spelling bee experience cut short

Janesville boy's third national spelling bee experience cut short

The national bee weeded out the field to the truly elite spellers during Wednesday's grueling preliminary rounds. Andrew earned a spot at the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee after winning the Tri-County Spelling Bee . Ria Sai , a 13-year-old student at Mechanicsburg Middle School, correctly spelled "psychomachy", a word the Merriam-Webster dictionary defined as "a conflict of the soul".



Amanda Bynes to return to acting

In an interview with Hollyscoop , Bynes says she's ready to do TV, "maybe a few guest spots on some shows that I'm a fan of and maybe another TV show that I'm the star of it". I never said she stole my look. Amanda Bynes was once on Hollywood's hot list; a child actor since the age of 10, she grew up in the spotlight, helming high profile kid's shows like The Amanda Show and All That .


London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

Police have made a number of global inquiries as they work urgently to establish how the three attackers knew each other, as well as investigating whether they were helped through funding or any other means. There is a possibility that they could have come back", Haydon said. Eight people were killed in the attack and the three attackers were also shot dead by the police.


Rocky Mount teacher charged in sex crimes involving three male students

Rocky Mount teacher charged in sex crimes involving three male students

Rocky Mount police have charged Erin McAuliffe with three counts of sexual activity with a student and one count of indecent liberties with a minor. Police said the incidents occurred off campus. " We have been fully cooperative with local law enforcement during the course of their handling of this matter ", the school said in a statement.


Gregg Allman, soulful trailblazer of southern rock, dies at 69

Gregg Allman, soulful trailblazer of southern rock, dies at 69

He's remembered by the music world as a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band and one of the pioneers of Southern rock . "Playing music lifted him up and kept him going during the toughest of times", the statement said. Director Cameron Crowe, who based the movie Almost Famous on his experiences of following the Allman Brothers Band for a Rolling Stone profile, also praised the star.