Toronto's Laura Newcombe wins second straight Canspell spelling bee

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How do you spell two-time champ?
Laura Newcombe from Toronto has won the 2010 Canwest Canspell National Spelling Bee in Ottawa.
The 11-year-old also won last year's competition.
Her final word at Sunday spelling bee was "lidar."
The contest came down to Laura and fellow 11-year-old Scott Xiao of Burnaby, B.C. St. John's speller and St. Bonaventure's College student Anna Henley was ousted after the sixth round.

Geographic location: Toronto, Ottawa, Burnaby St. John's Bonaventure

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