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LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — A middle school student from North Kingstown has won the Rhode Island State Spelling Bee for the second-straight year.

Wickford Middle School sixth-grader Stephen Landry took home his second title Sunday, beating two dozen other students from across the state at Lincoln Middle School.

WLNE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1cniR1c ) that Stephen won the contest after correctly spelling "chassis."

The victory qualified him for the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in May.

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Information from: WLNE-TV, http://www.abc6.com

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