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Arizona Capitol Times wins seven national awards

Arizona Capitol Times wins seven national awards

The Arizona Capitol Times has won seven awards in the National Newspaper Association’s 2010 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest, including three first-place awards.

The Arizona Capitol Times won:

First place for Best Feature Series, Luige del Puerto, Non-daily Division, circulation less than 4,500;
First place for Best Business Feature Story, Salvador Rodriguez, Non-daily Division, circulation less than 8,000;
First place for Best Environmental Story, Jim Small, Non-daily Division, circulation less than 6,000;
Third place for Excellence in Typography, Non-daily Division, circulation less than 6,000;
Third place for Best Investigative or In-Depth Story or Series, Jim Small, Jeremy Duda, Luige del Puerto, Jeremy Duda and Anjanette Riley, Non-daily Division, circulation less than 3,000;
Honorable Mention for Best Use of Photographs, Non-daily Division, circulation less than 6,000;
Honorable Mention for Best Local News Coverage, Non-daily Division, circulation less than 3,000.

Judging was performed primarily by active community newspaper editors and publishers and included retired university journalism professors and retired or former newspaper men and women.  

Established in 1885, the National Newspaper Association is the voice of America’s community newspapers and the largest newspaper association in the country. The nation’s community papers inform, educate and entertain nearly 150 million readers every week.

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