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Eagle announces winners of Oscar contest

About 650 people submitted ballots in The Wichita Eagle's annual Oscar contest, with 37 predicting the winners correctly in all 10 categories.

The Academy Awards were handed out Feb. 27, with the period drama "The King's Speech" taking top honors for best picture, best director and best actor.

Three names were drawn at random from the 37 finalists to take home prizes. They are:

First place — Darla Hall of Wichita. Hall will receive a gift card valued at $100, four movie passes and a year's subscription to Entertainment Weekly magazine.

Second place — Gordon Houser of Newton. Houser will receive a $50 gift card and four movie passes.

Third place — Jason Berger of Whitewater. Berger will receive a $25 gift card and four movie passes.

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's contest.

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