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Haines speller near top at bee

Aurora Alten-Huber of Haines, a champion in four school-wide spelling bees, tied for second place at the Alaska State Spelling Bee Tuesday after tripping on the words “lemma” and “licentiate.” Alten-Huber, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Haines School, said she wasn’t too disappointed not to come out on top of the 142 students in the nine-hour […]