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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...

Media groups welcome 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for journalists

Oct. 08, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

Journalists, human rights groups and other activists enthusiastically welcomed the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to two reporters at a time when media around the world face new pressures and crackdowns from the authorities. Friday's announcement awarding the...

Cleveland sports journalist Matt Loede dies of cancer at 46

Sep. 29, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Matt Loede, a broadcaster, writer and fixture on Cleveland's sports scene, died Wednesday after a two-plus-years battle with cancer. He was 46. Loede's wife, Shanna, said on a social media posting that he was surrounded “by love as he passed. He was...

Pulitzer Prize-winning Arizona photojournalist dies at 57

Sep. 28, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning Arizona photojournalist Nick Oza, who documented the lives of disaster victims and immigrants, has died after being hospitalized more than three weeks with serious injuries from a traffic accident. He was 57. Since 2006, Oza had...

Review: Book richly illustrates pandemic's impact on lives

Sep. 27, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

“Voices from the Pandemic" by Eli Saslow (Doubleday) More than 18 months into the coronavirus pandemic, there’s already been a bumper crop of books about COVID-19 that have focused primarily on the policy failures that allowed the virus to spread. ...

Sun forward Jones, coach Miller win major AP WNBA awards

Sep. 22, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

Jonquel Jones is no stranger to winning Associated Press WNBA awards. In previous years, the Connecticut Sun forward has been honored by the media that votes on the weekly AP WNBA power poll as the Sixth Woman of the Year and Most Improved Player. This year, the 6-foot-6...

Pulitzer-winning reporter Jim Sheeler dead at 53

Sep. 22, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Sheeler, a former Rocky Mountain News journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his extensive and compassionate reporting on the families of Colorado soldiers killed in the Iraq War and the man tasked with notifying them, has died. Sheeler, who was also an author, was 53. ...

Soldotna Montessori earns national Blue Ribbon School award

Sep. 22, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

SOLDOTNA, Alaska (AP) — Soldotna Montessori Charter School has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School for2021. It was one of 325 schools to earn this award nationally, and the only in Alaska, the Peninsula Clarion reported....