WEST: Kent Porter | The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, California): 2nd Place Sport News, February 2017

NY/INTERNATIONAL: Kevin Rivoli | The Citizen (Auburn, New York): 1st Place Feature/Single, February 2017

SOUTH: Bryan Terry | The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma): 1st Place Feature/Single, February 2017

CENTRAL: Dan Powers | The Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wisconsin): 1st Place Sports Action, February 2017

NORTHWEST: Isaac Hale | Daily Herald (Provo, Utah): 1st Place Photo Story/Essay, February

SOUTHEAST: Andrea Cornejo | The Gainesville (FL) Sun: 1st Place General News, February 2017

MIDWEST: Patrick Connolly | The Post (Athens, Ohio): 1st place Spot News, February 2017

MID-ATLANTIC: Shelby Lum | Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch: 2nd Place General News, February 2017

NEW ENGLAND: James M. Patterson | Valley News (White River Junction, Vermont): 1st Place Photo Story/Essay, February 2017

Vince Chandler | The Denver Post: 1st Place Deadline - Multimedia

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