Bismarck native wins more than $18,000 on Jeopardy!

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A Bismarck man appeared on the popular TV game show Jeopardy! And, he did quite well.

Kyle Becker won more than $18,000 on his first appearance. He will come back Tuesday as the returning champion.

Becker is currently a research assistant at Vanderbilt University.

He graduated from Bismarck High School in 2005. Monday's episode was recorded this summer in Los Angeles.

He was one of 400 contestants to compete this year.