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GRAPHIC UTAH: THE PRESS IS FREE, BUT THE PAPER COSTS

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Thanks to freedom of the press, newspapers are ubiquitous in the United States. But there's a wide range in what you can expect to pay for home delivery of a daily (including Sunday) newspaper. (First quarter, 1989, survey of 263 cities.)

Monthly cost of a newspaper subscription

Los Angeles $13.91 Portland $9.78 Salt Lake City $8.96

Boise $11.96 Phoenix $9.78 Denver $7.25

St. Louis $10.87 U. S. Average $9.51

Source: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association