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With the AP News Archive, The Associated Press gives consumers access to original AP stories and photos, dating back to 1985. From great victories to terrible losses, from IPOs to elections, the AP News Archive brings you history as it was reported. It’s ideal for students, writers, history buffs and anyone else interested in looking back at historic AP coverage.

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