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Dakotas newspapers nab several top AP awards

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Newspapers in South Dakota and North Dakota won several first-place awards in the 2013 Great Plains Associated Press News and Photo Contest for small, medium and large dailies.

The Daily Republic of Mitchell nabbed the most first-place awards with 10, leading the division for medium-sized newspapers. One of the four awards won in that category by Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan was a first place.

For medium dailies, the Pierre Capital Journal scored eight first-place wins. The Black Hills Pioneer won five awards, one of which was first place. And for large dailies, the Argus Leader in Sioux Falls won four first-place awards.

The Jamestown Sun in North Dakota also nabbed a first-place award.

The contest was open to AP-member newspapers covering South Dakota, North Dakota and Nebraska.

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