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Coverage of Alaska policing, Kashmir crackdown win Pulitzers

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The twenty twenty Pulitzer prizes have been announced the anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series of reports that revealed a third of Alaska's villages had no police protection those reports which the Pulitzer board describes as riveting have spurred legislative changes an influx of spending on public safety in the state The New York Times won the investigative reporting prize for an expose on predatory lending in the New York City taxi industry and the international reporting award for what judges called in throwing stories reported at great risk about Russian president Vladimir Putin's government the Washington post's work on the environmental effects of extreme temperatures was recognized for explanatory reporting and the Associated Press when the feature photography price for images made during India's clamp down on cashmere on Ben Thomas

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