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'Times-Picayune' Editor on Winning Pulitzer Prize

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'Times-Picayune' Editor on Winning Pulitzer Prize

'Times-Picayune' Editor on Winning Pulitzer Prize

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When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast last year, a small band of reporters, editors and photographers from the Times-Picayune ignored orders to evacuate to cover the storm and its aftermath. On Monday, the Times-Picayune won a Pulitzer Prize for its breaking news coverage, sharing the award with The Sun Herald of Gulfport, Miss. David Meeks, city editor at the Times- Picayune, talks about the honor.