From Sweden comes word that a Stockholm commercial bakery is advertising the world's first "environmentally friendly bread." Now, that could be interpreted several ways. But in this case it means the company's ovens are fired by electricity generated only from hydropower - not nuclear energy or smoke-producing fuels.
2000 Pulitzer Prize winners
Public Service: The Washington Post, notably for the work of Katherine Boo
Breaking News: The Denver Post
Investigative Reporting: Sang-hun Choe, Charles Hanley, and Martha Mendoza, Associated Press
Explanatory Reporting: Eric Newhouse, Great Falls (Mont.) Tribune
Beat Reporting: George Dohrmann, Saint Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press
National Reporting: The Wall Street Journal staff
International Reporting: Mark Schoofs, The Village Voice (New York)
Feature Writing: J.R. Moehringer, Los Angeles Times
Commentary: Paul Gigot, The Wall Street Journal
Criticism: Henry Allen, The Washington Post
Editorial Writing: John Bersia, The Orlando Sentinel
Editorial Cartooning: Joel Pett, Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader
Spot News Photography: (Denver) Rocky Mountain News staff
BFeature Photography: Carol Guzy, Michael Williamson, and Lucian Perkins, The Washington Post
Fiction: Jhumpa Lahiri - "Interpreter of Maladies"
Drama: Donald Margulies - "Dinner With Friends"
History: David M. Kennedy - "Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945"
Biography: Stacy Schiff - "Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)"
Poetry: C.K. Williams - "Repair"
General Nonfiction: John Dower - "Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II"
Music: Lewis Spratlan - "Life Is a Dream, Opera in Three Acts: Act Two, Concert Version"
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