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Dozier secures sacred cat

The Milwaukee Press Club announces that CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier is to become the 2008 Sacred Cat Award honoree. The Sacred Cat Award has been doled out annually since 1973. It recognizes excellence in journalism at the national level. Dozier will accept the award at the club's annual Gridiron Dinner, April 26, at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. Dozier has worked mainly in Baghdad since 2003,
On Memorial Day 2006, while reporting a story in Baghdad about American soldiers working with Iraqi security forces, Dozier, cameraman Paul Douglas and soundman James Brolan were the victims of a car bombing. Douglas and Brolan were killed, as were the U.S. Army captain they were following and his Iraqi translator. Dozier was seriously wounded, but recovered completely after multiple surgeries and months of physiotherapy. link