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The Postal Service News

News about The Postal Service continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Yesterday | The Washington Post

D.C. area rises to the top - for late mail delivery

Mail is delivered after 5 p.m. more than two-thirds of the time to residents and businesses in the District and the Maryland suburbs, an investigation released Tuesday found, raising concerns about the safety of letter carriers and provoking a deluge of complaints from customers.

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Tuesday | Reuters

Hundreds of postal workers protest at Chicago Staples over outsourcing

Hundreds of postal workers from around the country protested outside a Staples store in downtown Chicago on Tuesday over a program that allows postal services to be sold at more than 80 Staples retail outlets.

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Related Topix: Outsourcing, Indie

Tuesday | Bangor Daily News

Post office cutbacks rile Beals islanders

It was standing room only Monday in the Beals town office for a meeting between island residents and a Postal Service official who discussed plans to reduce hours at the post office.

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Related Topix: Beals, ME, Indie, Portland, ME

Tuesday | The Wave

Editorial: Time to privatize mail service

Congress is once again engaged in a fight over whether the U.S. Postal Service should deliver mail on Saturdays.

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Related Topix: Indie, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Journal

Former CEO Bill Moore's 25-year battle against the post office in jury's hands

Dallas businessman Bill Moore's 25-year court battle against the U.S. Postal Service and the Department of Justice drew to an end with closing arguments in a three-week trial in which Moore alleges prosecutorial abuse.

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Related Topix: Indie, US News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Benishek fights for Iron Mountain mail processing center

The U.S. Postal Service announced the facility in Kingsford is one of 82 across the nation that will be consolidated.

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Related Topix: Indie, Iron Mountain, MI, Kingsford, MI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Westport Now

New Saugatuck Postal Box Facility to Open in August

The new Saugatuck post office box building at the corner of Franklin and Ketchum Streets will open for business the first week in August, according to Mike Conners of the U.S. Postal Service.

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Related Topix: Indie

Journalgazette.net

South Bend mail center closing expected next year

The South Bend center had been set to close this past February, with its work being shifted to a Fort Wayne processing center.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Indie

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

South Bend mail center closing expected next year

The South Bend center had been set to close this past February, with its work being shifted to a Fort Wayne processing center.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Indie

Lucky

Jenny Lewis On Her Obsession With Adidas Tracksuits, Troop Beverly...

Jenny Lewis is the very definition of a modern Renaissance woman. While you probably know her as the frontwoman of beloved indie rock band Rilo Kiley, she's also released albums with the Watson Twins and The Postal Service as well as with her boyfriend, Jonathan Rice, as part of Jenny & Johnny.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Troop Beverly Hills, Pop/Rock, Rilo Kiley, Indie

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Postal privatization protest is having an effect, so Staples resorts to trickery

Postal workers protested in front of Staples stores at 50 locations in 27 states on Thursday, April 24, objecting to the U.S. Postal Service's pilot program to open counters staffed with low-wage retail employees.

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Related Topix: Indie

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Letters to Santa should be mailed by Friday, Dec. 10

Santa Claus has a lot in common with the United States Postal Service. Santa's customer satisfaction levels directly relate to consistent, on-time delivery.

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Related Topix: Indie, Life, Holidays, Christmas, United States Postal Service, Postal, Transportation, North Pole, AK, Fairbanks, AK

Examiner.com

New York teachers support Staples boycott

The American Postal Workers Union, on behalf of USPS workers, organized pickets and rallies outside of 50 Staples stores across 27 states, part of what it calls its National Day of Action to Stop Staples.

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Related Topix: Indie, Outsourcing

Target Marketing Magazine

USPS to Rise Like a Phoenix: True or False?

Direct mail matters to marketers. Yet the USPS is on its knees due to the rise of email, mobile and the Internet.

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Northwest Music Scene

Retrospective Review: The Decemberists - Her Majesty the Decemberists

Between Here Comes the Indian , The Lemon of Pink , Elephant , as well as "Get Low" from Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz and "Lose Yourself" by Eminem on the Billboard Hot 100, 2003 was a solid year for music.

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Related Topix: The Decemberists, Pop/Rock, Rap, Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz, Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Indie, Death from Above 1979

Bellingham Herald

Please Mr. Postman: Fairhaven folks want stamp of approval from Postal Service

Jean Marohn, left, Tally Rabatin and Suzanne Munson take a lunch break on Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven area of Bellingham, Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Indie, Bellingham, WA, Comedy, Seinfeld, Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire County post office outposts see hours reduced

As part of its massive cost-cutting efforts designed to reduce a $40 billion annual budget gap, the U.S. Postal Service is completing service cutbacks at seven rural outposts in Berkshire County.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, MA, Indie, Massachusetts, Sandisfield, MA, Southfield, MA, Mill River, MA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Institute for Public Accuracy

Mayors Call for Postal Banking; Big Bankers Hit Back

On July 7, U.S. News & World Report hosted a debate on postal banking. In " The Big Benefits of Postal Service Banking ."

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Related Topix: Indie, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Government Executive

Issa's Last Ditch Effort to Eliminate Saturday Mail Delivery Falls Short

A Republican lawmaker made a final stand this week to strike down legislative language requiring mail delivery six days per week, but his efforts ultimately fell short.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Ander Crenshaw, Pete Sessions, Indie

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Marshall Co. woman at odds with post office over deliveries

A Marshall County woman says the U.S. Postal Service stopped delivering to a special mailbox next to her home nearly two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Indie, Marshall County, AL, Albertville, AL

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