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Roach wins again in close match on 'Jeopardy!'

It was a nail biter, but Halifax's Mattea Roach won her 23rd "Jeopardy!" game on Thursday night with everything coming down to "Final Jeopardy!"
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Canadian Mattea Roach (left) appears in an episode of Jeopardy! in a handout photo.

It was a nail biter, but Halifax's Mattea Roach won her 23rd "Jeopardy!" game on Thursday night with everything coming down to "Final Jeopardy!".

Roach up against only one other competitor as the third was not eligible to play.

Roach correctly answered the final clue about the Orson Welles' film "Citizen Kane" while her competitor did not.

That gave the 23-year-old the win in one of her closest matches yet. 

Roach's total winnings is up to $560,983 U.S.

She will try to win her 24th game Friday night at 8:30.




Shelli Summers

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Shelli Summers is the co-anchor of City News 957's Morning News, weekdays from 6-10 a.m. with Dan Ahlstrand.
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