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The 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced at Columbia University Monday and there were a couple of Minnesota connections in the bunch: "3 Sections" by Vijay Seshadri, published by Minneapolis-based Graywolf Press took the prize for poetry. And editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers, who started at Minnesota Daily, won for the Charlotte Observer.This was the first year in a decade that no Pulitzer was awarded in the Feature Writing category.Here are the other winners:

Journalism

PUBLIC SERVICE - Two Prizes: The Guardian US and The Washington Post

BREAKING NEWS REPORTING - The Boston Globe Staff

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING - Chris Hamby of The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.

EXPLANATORY REPORTING - Eli Saslow of The Washington Post

LOCAL REPORTING - Will Hobson and Michael LaForgia of the Tampa Bay Times

NATIONAL REPORTING - David Philipps of The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO

INTERNATIONAL REPORTING - Jason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall of Reuters

FEATURE WRITING - No award

COMMENTARY - Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press

CRITICISM - Inga Saffron of The Philadelphia Inquirer

EDITORIAL WRITING - The Editorial Staff of The Oregonian, Portland

EDITORIAL CARTOONING - Kevin Siers of The Charlotte Observer

BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY - Tyler Hicks of The New York Times

FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY - Josh Haner of The New York Times

Books, Drama and Music

FICTION - "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown)

DRAMA - "The Flick" by Annie Baker

HISTORY - "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832" by Alan Taylor (W.W. Norton)

BIOGRAPHY - "Margaret Fuller: A New American Life" by Megan Marshall (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

POETRY - "3 Sections" by Vijay Seshadri (Graywolf Press)

GENERAL NONFICTION - "Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation" by Dan Fagin(Bantam Books)

MUSIC - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (Taiga Press/Theodore Front Musical Literature)

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