I have posted this before, but it important, so I'll post it again. You can get free newspaper archives (also magazines, journals and more) at the NC Live web site. I know everyone in the newsroom already has a public library card. If not, GET ONE, you'll need it to log-on to NC Live.
Click on "Newspapers" under "Browse by Type"
Click on "America’s Newspapers via NewsBank"
Your tax dollars have paid for this, so use it!