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Associated Press:

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local, national, international, or technical organization that gathers and distributes news, usually for newspapers, periodicals, and broadcasters. Evolution of News Agencies
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Associated Press


one of the largest information agencies in the USA, founded in 1848. It is an influential monopoly. For all practical purposes, the Associated Press, with United Press International, controls the news media of the United States in the interests of the ruling circles. The Associated Press has more than 100,000 employees (1970). News agencies in many other countries (including TASS) use its information.

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It would be nice to help the local economy if all the snow would fall when the ski area and the snowmobile trails were open,'' she told AP radio.
"Being a cold water rescue situation, cold water extends life," Monrean told AP Radio. "We knew we had a chance; even being in there a while."
She told AP Radio that Akin's rhetoric "re-traumatises sexual assault victims".
But Compton went on to praise Scully and his predecessor, AP radio reporter Mark Smith, for taking care of many of the organization's most pressing issues prior to her arrival.
Its stars recently have not shown up for script readings as part of a protest over contract negotiations, according to a story in the April 1 Daily Variety.The show began as a series of short films on the Fox network's "Tracey Ullman Show." Last year, "The Simpsons" marked its 300th episode--rare territory for any television show, much less an animated sitcom.Once the show is over, Smith told AP Radio, it will still be at least three years before the movie hits theaters because "animation takes forever." She thinks that a movie is a good idea.
Then, in rapid fire, CNN Radio called, followed by CBS Network Radio, AP Radio and Bloomberg Radio.
De Fontaine helped launch AP Radio in 1974 as its first assistant managing editor.
National broadcast coverage appeared on CNNfn, CNN Radio, AP Radio and
Requests come in, too, from AP Radio in Washington to explain the latest news: "So, Shawn, understand there's been some trouble in Ireland.
"For those who are looking for a white Christmas, this certainly will stick around for Christmastime," National Weather Service meteorologist Bruce Sullivan told AP Radio.
* Also on April 16, Ross Simpson, an AP Radio reporter, was clubbed in the back by a police officer in riot gear.