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Archive for Sunday, April 22, 2001

Journal-World wins press sweepstakes

April 22, 2001

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The Lawrence Journal-World won the sweepstakes award for daily newspapers with a circulation of more than 10,000 Saturday in the Kansas Press Association's Awards of Excellence contest.

The award was one of 31 the newspaper received at the 109th annual KPA Convention and Trade Show at the Lawrence Holidome.

The sweepstakes award goes to the newspaper that accumulates the most points by winning awards in other contest categories. All contest entries were published in 2000.

First-place winners were:

The Journal-World, general excellence.

The Journal-World, news and writing excellence.

www.ljworld.com, best newspaper Web site.

Gary Bedore, sports writing.

Chuck Woodling, sports column writing.

Richard Gwin, sports photography.

Earl Richardson, editorial cartoon or illustration.

Second Place

Lawrence Journal-World, sports pages.

Andrew Hartsock, sports writing.

Mike Yoder, feature photography.

Joel Mathis and Mike Shields, spot news writing.

Earl Richardson, sports photography.

Earl Richardson, newspaper photo spread, "Horsing around"

Third Place

Lawrence Journal-World, editorial writing.

Lawrence Journal-World, editorial pages.

Lawrence Journal-World, best use of photos.

Lawrence Journal-World, newspaper photo spread.

Lawrence Journal-World, special section.

Bill Snead, feature writing.

Bill Snead, feature package.

Earl Richardson, editorial cartoon or illustration.

Joe Miller, in-depth writing.

Erwin Seba, spot news writing.

Honorable mention

Andrew Hartsock, sports writing.

Dave Ranney, in-depth writing.

Richard Gwin, news photography.

Amy Trollinger, special section.

Joel Mathis, spot news writing.

Mark Fagan, feature package.

Erwin Seba, in-depth writing.

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