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[December 17, 2012]

USA TODAY Unveils New App For Android

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- USA TODAY, a multi-platform news and information company, announced today its new app for Android is now available in the Google Play Store. The USA TODAY app includes an all-new design and layout that is optimized for the latest Android operating system, and is a single codebase that is compatible with all Android phones and 7-inch tablets, including the Nexus 7.

The USA TODAY app for Android features the latest news, money, sports, life, travel, tech and opinion headlines along with photo galleries, Snapshot polls, sports scores and customizable weather information. A new feature lets app users download USA TODAY headlines for offline, on-the-go reading.

"USA TODAY is committed to delivering the latest news and information where and how consumers want it. The release of our new Android app is the continuation of a portfolio-wide redevelopment of our mobile and tablet apps. This app takes full advantage of our rich storytelling through text, video, images and data," said Larry Kramer, president and publisher of USA TODAY.

USA TODAY is now available on all major platforms and devices including Android (phones and tablets), iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, iPad mini), Kindle Fire, Windows Phone, and Windows 8. More information about USA TODAY's mobile apps can be found at www.usatoday.com/mobile-apps.

USA TODAY is a multi-platform news and information media company. Founded in 1982, USA TODAY's mission is to serve as a forum for better understanding and unity to help make the USA truly one nation. Through its unique visual storytelling, USA TODAY delivers high-quality and engaging content across print, digital, social and video platforms. An innovator of news and information, USA TODAY reflects the pulse of the nation and serves as the host of the American conversation - today, tomorrow and for decades to follow. USA TODAY, the nation's number one newspaper in print circulation with an average of nearly 1.8 million daily, and USATODAY.com, an award-winning newspaper website launched in 1995, reach a combined 6.6 million readers daily. USA TODAY is a leader in mobile applications with more than 16 million downloads on mobile devices. USA TODAY is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).

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