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First National Spanish Bee Crowned

Victorious JuarezEvelyn Juárez, a seventh-grader from host-state New Mexico, made history by winning America's first National Spanish Spelling Bee this weekend. She won by correctly spelling the word bizantinismo, which means excess luxury.Juárez was locked in a mesmerizing, hour-long duel with runner-up, Germán Rojero, at the final stage of the competition before taking the title, when Rojero...