Vote for your favorite story of the year using the poll below. Voting will run from June 17 through July 17.
Please note, though, that IP addresses and vote locations are being monitored. Attempts to "stuff" or manipulate the vote through repeated voting will result in those votes being removed. Repeated abuse could result in a story being removed from contention.
This year's award is sponsored by the Edit Red Writing Community. As a result of this sponsorship, the award features a $300 prize for the overall winner.