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Stockholm, Sweden, February 5, 2007—Ink-stained fingers and piles of back issues will no longer be a problem for readers of the world's oldest newspaper still in circulation, Sweden's Post-och Inrikes Tidningar. The venerable publication has called it quits—on paper, at least—to become Web-only, in what many consider a preview of the entire newspaper industry's fate.

The facsimile page seen here is from the newspaper's April 9, 1645, issue. Queen Kristina founded the paper that year to keep her subjects abreast of matters of state. Today the publication runs legal announcements from corporations, courts, and government agencies for its estimated thousand regular readers.

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