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NFL Honors moves to Thursday night during Super Bowl week

Nov. 15, 2021 19:54 PM EST

NFL Honors, the prime-time television program during which The Associated Press individual league awards are revealed, will be held on a Thursday for the first time, and will be broadcast live by ABC. The show on Feb. 10 will originate from the YouTube Theater at the SoFi...

Maine Press Association announces contest winners

Nov. 14, 2021 09:22 AM EST

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — The Portland Press Herald, the Portland Phoenix, The Camden Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram have won top honors in their divisions in the Maine Press Association annual contest. The announcements were made Saturday evening at the MPA annual awards...

Award-winning Mississippi newspaper editor Mosby dies at 70

Nov. 10, 2021 17:18 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Ray Mosby, a Mississippi weekly newspaper publisher and editor who won awards for his no-nonsense editorial writing, died Tuesday. He was 70. The Mississippi Press Association said Mosby died after a short illness. Mosby was...

Activist defeats Pulitzer-winning reporter in Detroit race

Nov. 03, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who tried to go from the newsroom to Detroit city hall lost a race for an open council seat. Latisha Johnson got 60% of the vote in District 4 and defeated M.L. Elrick, according to the city's election results. ...

Native American reporting icon retiring, sort of, at 87

Oct. 30, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Over the course of a news career that covered more than four decades, I’ve had some pretty cantankerous reactions to my journalism. But I’ve never been firebombed. I’ve never had my windows shot out. And I’ve never had an attempt on my...

Gordon Wood and Woody Holton clash over past and present

Oct. 28, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gordon Wood has engaged in many debates during his long and celebrated career, but rarely had he been confronted so starkly as by fellow scholar Woody Holton last weekend at the Massachusetts Historical Society. The two American Revolution historians had...

Workplace complaints before WA Parks director's resignation

Oct. 27, 2021 13:23 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Parks director resigned earlier this month after at least a dozen agency employees complained about his workplace conduct, such as allegedly using foul language and belittling others. And The Seattle Times reports an anonymous...

St. Louis museum receives donation of 22 ‘masterpieces’

Oct. 18, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Art Museum is receiving a donation of 22 pieces of art, including two by Pablo Picasso. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the museum announced the multimillion-dollar gift from Emily Rauh Pulitzer on Monday, calling the works...

Arizona Daily Star, Navajo Times win top newspaper awards

Oct. 09, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Daily Star and the Navajo Times have won top honors in the Arizona Newspapers Association's annual Better Newspapers Contest announced Saturday. The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson earned Arizona Newspaper of the Year in the daily...

Arizona Newspapers Association list winners of annual awards

Oct. 09, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Daily Star and the Navajo Times won top honors in the Arizona Newspapers Association’s annual awards announced Saturday. The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson earned Arizona Newspaper of the Year in the daily category. One of its...