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Stevens Creek fifth-grader wins regional spelling bee

...include a $250 Visa gift card, a Web ster's New International Dic tionary, a one-year subscription to Encyclopedia Britannica online, and an all-expenses-paid trip to the national competition.Contestants in the regional bee represented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-01/stevens-creek-fifth-grader-wi
South Carolina's legends

...while growing up in Aiken. He was considered the greatest player in the history of his sport, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica, and regularly played for the U.S. in the Westchester Cup from 1920 to 1940.Hitchcock reportedly was the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-04-09/south-carolinas-legends
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Classifieds are source of humor

...profit sharing and flexible hours. Starting pay: $7 -- $9 per hour." FOR SALE BY OWNER: "Complete set of Encyclopedia Britannica. 45 volumes. No longer needed. Got married last weekend. Wife knows everything." * * * TODAY'S RIDDLE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/03/kir_276542.shtml
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Spelling Bee this morning

...Washington, D.C., the qualifying champion will receive Webster's Third New International Dictionary and its Addenda Section, a $100 Series EE U.S. Savings Bond and a one-year online subscription to encyclopedia Britannica.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-05/spelling-bee-coming-saturday
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Guinness Book of Records founder McWhirter dead at 78

...1981) and "Guinness: The Stories behind the Records" (1982). He contributed items on athletics to the Encyclopedia Britannica, edited the magazine Athletics World from 1952-57 and appeared regularly on the classic BBC's "Record Breakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/21/art_412864.shtml
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Comcast targets Internet 'abusers' but won't reveal limits

...consume more than a terabyte of data each month - equal to about 1,000 gigabytes, or 1,000 copies of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Many run Web servers or offer copyright music or videos. Thirty minutes of high-quality video can consume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/31/liv_402906.shtml
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Pupil prepares for national bee

...247 other winners of local competitions for prizes including $10,000 in cash, a loving cup, a set of the Encyclopedia Britannica, a year's subscription to Britannica online and a $1,000 savings bond. All spellers, even those who miss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/29/met_315589.shtml
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Computer manufacturing and services to thrive in 1999

...durable goods such as cars and refrigerators. One early victim of the sea change: encyclopedia publishers. Encyclopedia Britannica's sales have fallen by more than 50 percent since 1990, after Microsoft began giving away it's CD-ROM...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/27/bus_251410.shtml
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1999 brings unexpected difficulty date

...written in Roman numerals, but nothing more contemporary. In desperation, she dug out a 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica. "It tells you everything you'd want to know about Roman numbers," she says. Except how to write the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/31/ent_248832.shtml
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Friends, Romans, countrymen can't agree on spelling of 1999

...written in Roman numerals, but nothing more contemporary. In desperation, she dug out a 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica. "It tells you everything you'd want to know about Roman numbers," she says. Except how to write the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/30/tec_248809.shtml
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