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Finding information about Long Beach Local information is not always easy.. City of Long Beach website Long Beach & Local History Guide
Newsstand (Pro-Quest) Full-text of newspapers 1980-Current date Allows you to search by article type Allows the use of quotations for searching!
CQ ResearcherEach one contains this information about anissue in today’s news Overview Background (history) Pro/con Current situation Chronology Outlook Next Steps (forecast)
Opposing Viewpoints Database Contains essays on both sides of an issue Search by keyword or browse topic Beware of date of publication Contains the full text
Lexis Nexis Academic Contains the full-text Use Synonyms Popular Publications Legal and Medical sources Ranks by Relevancy
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