Riveting duel leads to first co-champions of Scripps National Spelling Bee in 52 years

  • by: BEN NUCKOLS , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 29, 2014 - 11:45 PM

OXON HILL, Md. — The dreaded bell that signals a misspelled word tolled for each of the last two spellers in the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night. But in an exhilarating twist, it wasn't the end for either of them.

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