City Pages wins two first place AAN awards

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The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies announced its 2009 award winners last week, and City Pages earned two first place and two third place awards for papers with a circulation of 55,000 or more.

Matt Snyders won first place for Election Coverage for his Republican National Convention stories: Moles Wanted, Police Raid Anarchist Homes, and Dozens of Journalists Arrested at RNC.

Former staff writer Beth Walton also won first place for Short Form News: Midwest Oil Mining a Crude Idea, Local Couples Fight for Gay Rights, and Holly Collins Returns.

City Pages also won two third-place awards. Rachel Hutton won for food writing: Spam: It's not just for Inboxes, With Honeycrisp's Patent, and Manny's Attempts to Raise the Steaks The Comix Issue won a third-place for special section.

L.A. Weekly, also a Village Voice Media publication, led the large-circulation division for the second year in a row with four first-place wins. Santa Fe Reporter took four first-place awards in the small circulation division.

City Pages, Washington City Paper, Phoenix New Times, and The Village Voice all took more than one first-place award.

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