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Winners announced in 2016 APME newspaper contest in Ohio

Newspapers in Columbus, Canton, Sandusky, Newark and Massillon were named the best in the state Sunday in the annual Ohio Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition.

General Excellence awards for 2016 went to The Columbus Dispatch, The Canton Repository, Sandusky Register, The (Newark) Advocate and The (Massillon) Independent.

The Columbus Dispatch won the First Amendment Award for outstanding accomplishments in pursuing freedom of information. The Columbus Dispatch won with its entry "The Columbus Dispatch's Efforts to Gain Information about the Pike County Murders for the public."

Sixty-seven daily newspapers submitted 2,084 entries in the...