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The Times-Picayune and The Advocate on Monday won five Green Eyeshade awards, a contest which honors the best journalism in the South.

The awards are given out by the Society of Professional Journalists.

The newsroom took four first-place awards and one second-place honor.

Here are the winners:

Deadline Reporting | Large Dailies, first place: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate: Katy Reckdahl, Katelyn Umholtz, Gordon Russell, Jeff Adelson, The collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel

Non-Deadline Reporting | Large Dailies, second place: The Advocate: Staff, Polluter's Paradise

Sports Reporting | All Dailies, first place: The Acadiana Advocate: Kevin Foote, death of Coach Robichaux

Courts & the Law Reporting | All Dailies, First Place: The Advocate: Andrea Gallo, John Simerman, Judge Jeff Hughes’ secret history

Disaster Reporting | All Dailies, First Place: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate: Staff, The Collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel