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November 3 - 7

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WSC 1999 Media Coverage

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CBC National News (television): Wapnick will appear on this evening's program.
1999-11-09 Seattle radio morning host Pat Cashman announced 'GIRT' as the Word of the Day, in honour of the new WSC.
THE AGE (Melbourne newspaper): Canadian wins Scrabble title
The National Post (newspaper), p. 3: an article about Wapnick's win.
The Toronto Star (newspaper): an article about Wapnick's win.
The Montreal Gazette (newspaper): No tiles of woe for world champion.
The Globe and Mail (Canadian newspaper) published an article about Wapnick's win on page A2.
London Times, page 8: Eggheads show even they get scrambled
Radio 6 Libbr (UK): interview with Mark Nyman
The Charlotte Observer (newspaper, available online) will publish an article about Randy Hersom in its Catawba section.
Kevin Burfitt reports:
Tonight (sometime between 6:30~10pm Melbourne Time: GMT+11) Adam Spencer - from the radio station JJJ (Australia-wide 'youth, grungy, etc' station, the one that all the cool people listen to :-) - will be playing against Paul Cleary (AUPC) and broadcasting the game. Adam Spencer is a comedian, and host of the morning show on the station - and he always has a "Scrabble Word Of The Day" on his show... JJJ broadcasts over the web as well, so you can listen from anywhere in the world. The game will be played at 6:30, but I'm not sure what time the broadcast will be... - it may be live...
1999-11-05 (Friday, 4-6 P.M.)
Stefan Fatsis reports on National Public Radio in the U.S.
The Australian (Australian newspaper) ran an article entitled "World's best drop in for a spell."
ABC News 7:00 PM
Channel 9 6:00 PM News
THE AGE (Australian newspaper) ran an article entitled "War of Words in a Scrabble for success"
1999-10-26? -27?
The Ottawa Citizen (newspaper) ran an article on James Cherry.
WHO magazine in Australia did a feature story on Paul Cleary, "Man of Letters".

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