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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Eighth graders from across West Virginia are participating in the State History Bowl.

The competition involving students from 20 schools is set for Tuesday at the state Culture Center in Charleston.

Among the guest moderators are Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Secretary of State Natalie Tennant.

The double-elimination tournament involves lightning rounds and team rounds featuring questions about state and county history, culture, heritage and tourism.

The questions are prepared by staff from the Division of Culture and History's Archives and History section.

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