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According to paragraph 3, why did demand for news increase in the eighteenth century? A. People wanted to read about the new books being sold by booksellers B. Governments wanted to make sure their colonies were being governed efficiently. C. Merchants needed to know how their businesses would be affected by events in other countries. D. Owners of cafes needed to predict how foreign harvests might affect food prices