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Spelling bee contestant eliminated for 'Sioux'

A spelling bee contestant from Indiana was eliminated after being tripped up by the word "Sioux."

Austin Hoke, a 14-year-old eighth grade student, misspelled the word as "Sou."

He was eliminated in the second round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.

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Local student out of spelling bee (The Anderson Herald Bulletin 5/29)