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In this Nov. 23, 2010 photo, USA Today publisher Dave Hunke is seen at the headquarters of USA Today, in McLean, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
In this Nov. 23, 2010 photo, USA Today publisher Dave Hunke is seen at the headquarters of USA Today, in McLean, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

McLEAN, Va. -- USA Today, a newspaper created nearly 30 years ago to appeal to people who grew up watching television, is revising its formula to try to counter the Internet's threat to its survival.

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