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May 27, 2013 8:35 PM

Four KC-area kids will face a tougher spell at national bee

Four Kansas City-area students — Meah N. Wilburn, Sterling A. Hollond, Evan Filer and Vanya Shivashankar — are getting ready to use their spelling skills this week at the 86th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. The bee will be tougher this year. Contestants must also define the words they spell.

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