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Dubuque 4th grader advancing at National Spelling Bee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (KWWL) -

If a Dubuque fourth grader spells both his words right Wednesday, he'll have a chance at advancing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Jack Doyle cleared a few hurdles Tuesday in Washington, D.C.  The Carver Elementary student is representing the Dubuque Telegraph Herald newspaper.  He says he took round one of the written test spelling 19 of 25 words correct.

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