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Monday, May 20

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The 2008 Pulitzer Prizes were announced today. The staff of the Chicago Tribune shared the award in the Investigative Reporting category with the New York Times, for its “Hidden Hazards” series on failed regulation of toy manufacturing. Steppenwolf ensemble member Tracy Letts took the Drama category for his original play, August: Osage County. The AP has the full list of winners.

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