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Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" is readied for examination by Nathan Saxton, right, an exhibitions specialist, and Kristen Schmidt, a registrar, in Phoenix. More than three decades after thieves made off with the valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico. (University of Arizona via AP)

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More than three decades after thieves made off with a valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials say they have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico.

By CLARICE SILBER, The Associated Press August 13, 2017