In an email, Google said it would continue to support the existing archives it has already scanned and indexed. However, Google does not plan to introduce any further features or functionality to the digitized news product. Google says it eventually scanned 60 million pages, covering 250 years. Many newspapers have been scanned but not yet indexed or placed online. The status of that "work in progress" remains unclear.
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