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2 hrs ago | The Atlantic

The USPS's Hail-Mary Idea: Embrace 3-D Printing

Even if the USPS were agile enough to adapt to 3-D printing, doing so would only scratch the surface of remedying the agency's financial troubles.

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Related Topix: Printers, Indie

Tue Jul 29, 2014

POP City

Nebulus brings musicians together in the cloud

For musical collaboration, just look to the cloud and you will find Nebulus, a new website that allows for virtual collaboration without having to store large data files on your home computer.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science, Computer Science, iPhone and iPad App, Google Docs, Online Music, Indie

Time

REVIEW: Jenny Lewis Is Out of This World on The Voyager

Jenny Lewis is the kind of artist who could drop an album of animal noises she recorded in the woods and still have fans foaming at the mouth.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Rilo Kiley, Indie

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Civil War 1864 stamps to honor U.S. Colored Troops

U.S. Colored Troops will be honored with a series of commemorative stamps to be released Wednesday in Petersburg, West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Petersburg, VA, Indie, Painting, Arts, United States Military Academy

San Mateo Daily Journal

Burlingame post office could move to Primrose Road: U.S. Postal...

The downtown Burlingame post office will not be moving to 1100 Howard Ave., the current location of Calico Corners, but the long-vacant 329 Primrose Road is now being considered.

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NME

Ryan Adams helps out on an underwhelming outing

Jenny Lewis' third solo album changed course dramatically when Ryan Adams got his hands on it.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Target Marketing Magazine

Door Slamming on Home Mail Delivery?

Issa estimates $2 billion in savings from the bill approved on Wednesday by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which the congressman heads.

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The Vermont Standard

USPS Plans To Cut North Hartland Post Office Hours

By Katy Savage, Standard Staff NORTH HARTLAND - Residents who are used to getting their mail at the post office here on Route 5, may have to go elsewhere.

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Related Topix: North-Hartland, VT, Indie, Hartland, VT, Bridgewater Corners, VT, Taftsville, VT

WUNC-FM Chapel Hill

Jenny Lewis, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

Jenny Lewis ' voice has helped provide a soundtrack to the last 15 years, but it's not part of one specific sound: She's sung heartsick ballads and spiky rock , summery surf-pop , winsome electro-pop , and folk-tinged music that touches on country and girl-group sounds .

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Who Hijacked Our Country

The Post Office Could Provide a Public Option for Banking

This proposal has been around for awhile; Elizabeth Warren endorsed the idea a few months ago.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Senator Sanders Has A Message For Postmaster General Donahoe

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday addressed the annual convention of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Indie, George Bush, Peter DeFazio, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

HR Magazine

USPS Sued for Disciplining Safety Whistle-Blower

The U.S. Department of Labor is suing the U.S. Postal Service for allegedly retaliating against an employee for reporting unsafe working conditions.

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Related Topix: Indie, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Environmental Law, Criminal Defense Law, OSHA

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Related Topix: Lake Montezuma, AZ, Indie

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Star Tribune

Postal Services considers expanding into banking services

The plan, which was floated in a special report by the Postal Service's Office of Inspector General, would use post offices across the country to reach consumers who are underserved by banks.

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Related Topix: Indie, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Your mail delivered. After dark

But thanks to cost-cutting measures and a shrinking work force, U.S. Postal Service letter carriers in cities are delivering mail in the evening as many as two days a week, or more.

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Related Topix: Indie, Richmond, VA, Arlington, VA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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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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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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

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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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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