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  1. Can you spell better than this Mechanicsburg teen? Student could be next National Spelling Bee championRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | PennLive.com

    Mechanicsburg Middle School student Ria Sai, 13, will compete at the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee competition May 30 to June 1 in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The funniest word she knows is "gastromancy," the act of divining one's fortune through the sounds of a rumbling stomach.

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  2. Spellers are preparing for 90th annual BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | WPTV Local News

    The Scripps National Spelling Bee, presented by Kindle, reaches a significant milestone this year - its 90th national bee. Champion spellers, all 291 of them, and their families will converge on the Washington, D.C., area next week to participate and celebrate.

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  3. Borgata switching to MGM rewards programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Jersey Journal

    ATLANTIC CITY -- Atlantic City's top-performing casino will switch to its new owner's player rewards program next month. The timing and details of the switchover have been eagerly awaited by the casino's customers since MGM took full ownership of the Borgata in August.

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  4. Crawford-Diaz Fight Peaked at 1.036M Viewers, Averaged 961KRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | Boxing Scene

    The unbeaten WBC/WBO super lightweight champion's superb performance against Felix Diaz drew the largest audience for a bout broadcast on cable television this year. According to ratings released by Nielsen Media Research on Tuesday morning, Crawford-Diaz attracted a peak audience of 1,036,000 on HBO and averaged 961,000 viewers.

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  5. ABC Calls For Ban of Dirrell's Trainer Due To Post-Fight AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Boxing Scene

    BoxingScene.com has received a copy of a statement issued by the Association of Boxing Commissions that calls for the banishment of Andre Dirrell's trainer Leon Lawson. The World Boxing Council has also announced that it has indefinitely suspended Lawson from participating in any WBC sanctioned fight in any form or manner and that they want to meet with him to try to help him with this grave situation.

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  6. It's wrong, but Andre Dirrell's family reacted like most inner-city familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | MLive.com

    If you're from the inner city of Flint, or any urban area for that matter, you know there's one golden rule when you're rolling out somewhere in public with family: If one fights, you all fight. And if you don't help, you don't want to be that one that has to come home and face the adults.

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  7. Team Uzcategui To Appeal, File Assault Charges on Dirrell's TrainerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Boxing Scene

    In the most shocking incident of a busy boxing weekend - Leon Lawson Jr., the trainer and uncle of Andre Dirrell, attacked Jose Uzcategui after the bizarre conclusion to his nephew's fight. The trainer is now wanted on assault charges.

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  8. Russell vence a Escand n y retiene el t tulo pluma del CMBRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | White Lake Beacon

    El colombiano Oscar Escandon, a la derecha, y Gary Russell, durante la pelea por el campeonato mundial peso pluma del CMB en Oxon Hill, Maryland, el sabado 20 de mayo de 2017. Just pick the golfers you think will finish 1st through 10th for each of the tournaments.

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  9. Baltimore's Gervonta Davis holds on to IBF crown with third-round knockout of Liam WalshRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | The Baltimore Sun

    Baltimore's Gervonta Davis successfully defended his International Boxing Federation super featherweight title, winning by technical knockout over Liam Walsh in the third round of their bout in London on Saturday. The 22-year-old was fighting on Walsh's home turf at Copper Box Arena.

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  10. Gary Russell Jr. earns seventh round stoppage over Oscar Escandon in hometown defenseRead the original story

    Saturday May 20 | Washington Times

    Gary Russell Jr. stood at the podium for Thursday's final press conference at the MGM National Harbor and declared boxing is about fighters who can find a second gear. Being able to go beyond one dimension, he said, separated great fighters from the good ones.

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  11. Gary Russell Jr., Oscar Escandon Make Weight for WBC Title FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Boxing Scene

    Unlike the first fight Showtime will televise Saturday, there weren't weight issues at the scale Friday in Oxon Hill, Maryland. All six boxers scheduled to participate in the final three fights of Showtime's split-site quadrupleheader came in below the contracted limits for their fights Saturday night at MGM National Harbor.

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  12. Gary Russell Jr.a s success paves a path for his two younger brothersRead the original story

    Friday May 19 | Washington Times

    "Why Gary ?" Russell Sr. said, repeating the question posed to him. "I couldn't think past G. I don't know.

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  13. EXCLUSIVE: Ambulance police say stolen from Prince Georgea s Hospital CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | MyFoxNY

    CAMP SPRINGS, Md. - A person police say stole an ambulance from a hospital in Prince George's County has been taken into custody after leading officers on a pursuit that lasted about an hour and ended at an intersection in Oxon Hill.

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  14. ADL: Homeland Security post for 'extremist' sheriff would be 'shameful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The Times of Israel

    In this Feb. 23, 2017, photo, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke gestures as he speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Joining critics of Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, the Anti-Defamation League warned his reported consideration for a senior post at the Department of Homeland Security is "shameful" and "dangerous."

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  15. Jim Tomsula Begins Work with Top Pick Jonathan AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | CBS Local

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  16. Gary Russell Jr. on Vasyl Lomachenko: 'I'm concerned I'll KO him too early'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | CBS Sports

    In the three years since Gary Russell Jr. suffered his lone pro defeat -- a majority decision to Vasyl Lomachenko in their vacant featherweight title bout -- both fighters have moved on to brighter pastures. Unable to find quality opponents, Lomachenko moved up to 130 pounds and won a second world title in just his seventh pro fight.

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  17. Cousins, Gruden staying focused on 2017, not contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | CBS Local

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  18. Walsh 'Very Surprised' Davis Beat Pedraza, Especially EasilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Boxing Scene

    The unbeaten British super featherweight contender thought Jose Pedraza would beat Gervonta Davis. He thought Puerto Rico's Pedraza would remain undefeated and retain his IBF 130-pound championship against a powerful, talented opponent who hadn't really beaten anyone worth noting.

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  19. Fox News contributor sorry for mocking boy with autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Albany Times Union

    Tammy Bruce addresses the crowd during CPAC2105 at the Nation Harbor Gaylord on Thursday, February 26, 2015, in Oxon Hill, MD. Tammy Bruce addresses the crowd during CPAC2105 at the Nation Harbor Gaylord on Thursday, February 26, 2015, in Oxon Hill, MD.

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  20. Andre Dirrell: DeGale Rematch Would Be 'Everything,' But Not Looking Past UzcateguiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | CBS Local

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