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AJCC American Journal of Critical Care March
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Journal of the California Dental Association August
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Dayspa September
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NAILS February
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IDEA Fitness Journal September
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Journal of Emergency Medical Services July
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Stanford Social Innovation Review Fall
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Best of the Best: Virtuoso 2008
Elite Meetings 2008
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NAILS Big Book 2008-2009
School Bus Fleet 2008 Fact Book 2008
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Home Media Magazine Apr 27-May 3
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TravelAge West 31-Mar
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Zooscape Aug/Sep
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The Colorist October
The War on Trauma: Lessons Learned from a Decade of Conflict April
TravelAge West 29-Sep
You Can Save a Life at School 2008
California Builder Sep/Oct
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Conservation Magazine Oct-Dec
Private Clubs Nov/Dec
Zoo View Summer
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PC World How Much Ink is Left in That Cartridge?
Reason Online Who Wrote Ron Paul’s Newsletters?
Truthdig Dec 8 The Best and the Brightest Led America Off a Cliff
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Yoga Journal Mar 26 What’s Your Plan? Jun 12 Alright, I’ll Say It
FireRescue1 Oct 29 Economic Downturn Hits Fire Departments Oct 3 Confronting Police Officer Suicide
Special Events Dec 3 Washington Event Scene Abuzz About Inauguration
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PC World Game On
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Westword Delegating Denver
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My Yoga Journal
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Aquatics International Nov/Dec Infectious Fun?
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Experience Life Jun/Jul-Aug/Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec Functional Wellness Six-Part Series
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Game Developer September Ragdoll Physics on the DS
NAILS May Just Like You Picture It
Oracle May/Jun Accelerating Data Warehouses
Public Safety Communications April Seed Money: 10 Keys to Successful Grant Writing
Tech & Learning May Making Students Info Literate
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Macworld July Empty Your Inbox
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PC World October Hack Your Hardware
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California Lawyer February Defending The Vatican
emmy June The Spotlight Serves Her Right
LA Stage May/Jun Alan Mandell: The Art of Trying
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PhotoMedia Fall Kate Turning’s Uplifting Vibe
Police May The Aggrieved: Maureen Faulkner
Registered Nurse November Making Her Own Luck
Best Interview or Profile/Consumer
American Way 15-Oct Dream Factory
Arizona Highways November Against the Current
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Desert Companion November Inside the Pain Box
HILuxury Oct/Nov Lost in Luxury
Sactown Feb/Mar Driving Influence
Wasatch Journal Summer The Tao of Patrick
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Aquatics International March In Tribute to Jules Field
California Lawyer August ... And Privacy
Communication World May-Jun A Position of Strength
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Exhibitor June As a Matter of Fact
NAILS April On My Mind: Can We Change the Stereotype?
Best Signed Editorial or Essay/Consumer
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Edutopia Feb/Mar Programming: The New Literacy
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Phoenix New Times 11-Sep Mommy Dearest
Sactown Oct/Nov Runway Pride
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San Francisco Bay Guardian Mar 19-25 Resistance is futile-or is it?
Singular Dec/Jan A Singular Life
Best Regularly Featured Department, Section or Column/Trade
California Lawyer In Pro Per
Communication World Tech Talk
Dayspa DAYSPA Investigates: Up in Flames, Shattered Expectations, Rubbed the Wrong Way
DGA Quarterly Shot to Remember
Electrical Construction & Maintenance Forensic Casebook
Massage & Bodywork Practitioner Parables
Best Regularly Featured Department, Section or Column/Consumer
Backpacker Basecamp
Fit Pregnancy Real Life Stories
Sactown Why Not Here?
Sactown Opening Shots
Sunset First on the block
Vegetarian Times 1 Food 5 Ways
Best Public Service Series or Article/Trade & Consumer
5280 March Second Nature
Houston Press 17-Jul Selling You
Houston Press 4-Dec Crime Doesn’t Pay (Back)
Mothering May/Jun Pumping Nine to Five
You Can Save a Life at School    Saving Kaitlin
Best News Story/Trade
AJCC American Journal of Critical Care March Preparing Families of Intensive Care Patients for
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California Lawyer December Zapping Taser
California Lawyer November Liquid Gold
FireRescue January California Burning
Southern California Physician November The Palmetto Problem
Best News Story/Consumer
5280 December The Politics of Killing
LA Weekly Aug 1 Rathouse of the Palisades
LA Weekly Feb 15 Warrior on Trial
Phoenix New Times Aug 7 Postmodern McCain
Reason May Guilty Until Proven Innocent
San Francisco Bay Guardian Aug 13-19 Dirty Secrets of the Circus
Sun Valley Guide Summer Tracking a Phantom
Westword Oct 30 Hotel Martino
Best Color Editorial Layout/Trade
Beauty LaunchPad July Through the Grapevine
emmy June The Spotlight Serves Her Right
emmy August Let’s Do Lunch
Game Developer May Postmortem: Harmonix’s Rock Band
Nailpro June Art Attack
Scotsman Guide, Commercial Edition October 8 Creative Financing Methods (and How to Find Them)
Best Color Editorial Layout/Consumer
Hana Hou! Aug/Sep On One Breath
Hana Hou! Dec/Jan What Lies Beneath
Macworld October Web Sites We Love
Virtuoso Life, The Europe Issue Jan/Feb Pink Dreams & Port Wine
WHERE Guestbook San Diego 2008 On The Waterfront
Best Table of Contents/Trade & Consumer
Meetings South June
NAILS February
Scotsman Guide, Residential Edition October
Singular Dec/Jan
Smart Meetings December
Telluride Magazine Win/Spr
The Costco Connection July
Best Single Editorial Illustration/Trade
California Lawyer September The Wedding Planner
emmy August Ugly Betty
Oracle Sep/Oct Managing Identity Diversity
Oracle Jul/Aug Growing Green
Public CIO Aug/Sept Seeing the Forest and the Trees
Best Single Editorial Illustration/Consumer
American Way Feb 1 Inspired By Nature
Macworld May The Office Suite Smackdown
Muscle & Fitness Pork Primer
Reason October What Part of Legal Immigration Don’t You Understand?
Sierra Jul/Aug Vice Presidential Matchmaking
Sierra Mar/Apr Sex and the CityBird
Vegetarian Times September This Just In: Pick Your Own Organic
Vegetarian Times June Got Veg? The Restaurant Survival Guide
Best Series of Editorial Illustrations/Trade & Consumer
New Mexico Magazine November Horray for Tamalewood
New Mexico Magazine October Freaky Folk Monsters-Unleased!
Sactown Dec/Jan, Feb/Mar, Aug/Sep, Oct/Nov Parent Trapped
Yoga Journal December Gifts From the Heart
Yoga Journal February Create a Life You Love
Best Single Editorial Photograph/Trade
emmy December The Redeemers
emmy April The Sound and the Fury
PhotoMedia Fall Stan Musilek: Crafting the Perfect Moment
Rangefinder January Marc Hauser: Back to the Business He Loves
Rangefinder September Charlie Cho: Light & Night Painting
Best Single Editorial Photograph/Consumer
American Way May 1 BeetleMania
Arizona Highways June Our Humble Servant
Houston Press Dec 18
Singular Sep/Oct Table for Two
Yellow Scene Magazine August Moon Yang’s Alter Ego
Best Single Editorial Enhanced Photograph/Trade & Consumer
AfterCapture Aug/Sep WrightGeorge: Going ‘Round in Circles Pays Off
Macworld August Return of the Clones
Muscle & Fitness October Ten Hidden Physique Killers
PhotoMedia Fall Kate Turning’s Uplifting Vibe
Singular Sep/Oct Larger Than Life: Loren Uscilowski
Best Series of Editorial Photographs/Trade & Consumer
Arizona Highways September Black & White and Shot All Over
emmy December The Redeemers
emmy June The Spotlight Serves her Right
Maui No Ka ‘Oi Sep/Oct The Volcano Next Door
Singular Sep/Oct Larger Than Life
Singular Dec/Jan Fresh for the Holidays
Best Cover/Trade
AfterCapture Apr/May
California Lawyer November
Communication World Sep-Oct
emmy June
Journal of the California Dental Association February
NAILS October
Roast May/Jun
Workspan March
Best Cover/Consumer
5280 August
944 October
Desert Companion May
Muscle & Fitness September
Orange Coast July
Best Overall Design/Trade
AfterCapture Oct/Nov
Corporate Event Spring
Emergency Management Spring
emmy June
Government Technology January
NAILS February
Public CIO Jun/Jul
Rangefinder March
SNEWS Summer
Best Overall Design/Consumer
5280 August
Desert Companion November
Marin November
Orange Coast August
Private Clubs Sep/Oct
Sactown Oct/Nov
Virtuoso Life, The Style Issue Nov/Dec
Western Art & Architecture Fall/Win
Special Theme Issue/Trade
Buildings November
Communication World Mar-Apr
Elearning! October
Emergency Management November
Exhibitor August
Special Theme Issue/Consumer
Arizona Highways September
Backpacker October
Bike May
Ode Jul/Aug
Oklahoma Today Sep/oct
Most Improved Publication/Trade (Circulation under 50,000)
Cosmetic + Personal Care Packaging
Security Sales & Integration
Southern California Physician
Special Finance
The Informant
Most Improved Publication/Trade (Circulation over 50,000)
Dimensions of Dental Hygiene
Massage & Bodywork
Tech & Learning
Most Improved Publication/Consumer
Desert Living
Natural Solutions
Orange Coast
Private Clubs
Yellow Scene Magazine
Most Improved Annual, Semi-Annual, Three-Time or Quarterly/Trade & Consumer
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Telluride Magazine
Best New Publication/Trade & Consumer
Foot & Ankle Specialist October
Home Theater Design Fall
Singular Dec/Jan
Western Art & Architecture Spr/Sum