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One reason to buy The New York Times

Because the daily New York Times costs $2.50, I am routinely asked by cashiers how a newspaper can be worth that much.

I used to say something like “Well, I guess it depends on how much information is worth to you.”

That didn't always resonate. So I have new answer.

“The national obituaries.”  


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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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