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N.H. News Roundup

N.H. News Roundup: Concord’s Hannah Miller spells to win, dead fish at White Park

Rundlett Middle School's Hannah Miller, right, smiles after mispelling a word in one of the final rounds of the 60th annual New Hampshire Spelling Bee on March 2, 2013 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. After several rounds against Isabelle Russell, of Hudson Memorial School, Miller went on to win the spelling bee, which is a preliminary competition to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C.

(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

Rundlett Middle School's Hannah Miller, right, smiles after mispelling a word in one of the final rounds of the 60th annual New Hampshire Spelling Bee on March 2, 2013 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord. After several rounds against Isabelle Russell, of Hudson Memorial School, Miller went on to win the spelling bee, which is a preliminary competition to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

We already know about Hannah Miller.

She was one of 37 students to qualify for the 60th annual New Hampshire Spelling Bee. Miller, and eighth grader from Rundlett Middle School won the bee by spelling the word “temerarious,” and qualified for the national spelling bee.

Well, that time has come. Hannah is in the middle of the preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

She’s already advancedto the third round, after spelling the word “beetewk” (a breed of draft horse) correctly.

You can watch more of the bee’s preliminary rounds today beginning at 1:15 on ESPN3 (an online service).

You can also follow Hannah’s progress by searching the hashtag “#Speller146” on Twitter.

Good luck Hannah!

In other news

 Dozens of dead fish have turned up in a pond at Concord’s White Park.

∎ A revamping of a logo isn’t a headache exclusive to UNH.

 There were no road fatalities over Memorial Day weekend in the Granite State.

∎ An MIT study says Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is not alone with the declining flights trend.

∎ Gas prices are holding steady in New Hampshire.

∎ New Hampshire officials are brainstorming ways to increase the manufacturing sector in the state.

∎ A Boscawen man was arrested in Hookset for flashing a gun at other drivers.

∎ Durham’s Smith Chapel has been added to the New Hampshire State Register of Historic Places.

∎ There’s more to New England tourism than beaches.

∎ A $1 million home in Farmington is the Wall Street Journal’s Home of the Day.


(Have ideas for the roundup? Reach web editor Kevin Deane at 369-3302 or email him at kdeane@cmonitor.com. Follow him on Twitter, @CM_KDeane.)

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