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13 hrs ago | The Economist

Post-office banking: Put your money where your mail is

WITH a workforce of just over 491,000 in 2013, the United States Postal Service is second only to Walmart among civilian employers in America.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United States Postal Service

14 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Stamps.com Now Covered by Sidoti

Shares of Stamps.com traded up 0.89% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $32.70.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Retail, Stampscom

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Tufts Daily

Historic Union Square post office up for sale, causes local concern

The Union Square post office, located a few miles from Tufts, holds both cultural and historical significance to the Somerville community.

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Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Transportation, United States Postal Service

Times-Standard

Taxes due today; last chance to file before late penalties kick in

Whether there were unexpected distractions or just the mere thought of filing was unpleasant, there's no more time for procrastination, -- time's up.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United States Postal Service, Eureka, CA, Tax

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Linn's Stamp News

Where Dreams Blossom variety with 2014 date issued May 2

On May 2, the United States Postal Service will issue a new variety of the Where Dreams Blossom forever stamp bearing a 2014 year date.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United States Postal Service, Boxborough, MA, Acton, MA

News Max

US Postal Service Joins in Federal Ammo Purchases

Add the U.S. Postal Service to the list of federal agencies seeking to purchase what some Second Amendment activists say are alarmingly large quantities of ammunition.

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Related Topix: Guns, Transportation, United States Postal Service, Agriculture, Science

York Dispatch

York County post offices to hold normal hours on Tax Day

Liberty Tax hawker Zachary Fleury of York City works at Philadelphia and George streets where a competing service Jackson Hewitt has an office as well.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United States Postal Service, Tax

The Jackson Sun

IRS, Postal Service share tax-filing tips

With one day left before the federal tax deadline, the United States Postal Service is reminding Tennessee taxpayers to pay close attention to post office hours and collection box pick-up times to ensure they drop off payments in time to get the April 15 postmark.

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Related Topix: Tax, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Transportation, United States Postal Service

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Bayonne, North Bergen post offices open until 7 p.m. on tax day

With the April 15 tax filing deadline rapidly approaching, the United States Postal Service is reminding potential last minute tax filers to take advantage of two Hudson County post offices that are regularly open until 7 p.m. on weekdays.

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Related Topix: Bayonne, NJ, North Bergen, NJ, Transportation, United States Postal Service, Hudson County, NJ, New Jersey

TheStreet.com

Jeff Bezos' Drone Plans Are Bigger Than Anyone Imagined

CEO Jeff Bezos touched on a number of initiatives, but perhaps the biggest is the company's plan for faster delivery.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos, Amazon, Transportation, United States Postal Service, 60 Minutes, Entertainment, Television, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Business News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WBIW-AM Bedford

Post Office Mailing Tips For Tax Deadlines

With the April 15 tax deadline less than a week away, the United States Postal Service is reminding taxpayers to pay special attention to post office retail hours and collection box pick-up times.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United States Postal Service, Tax

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Slate Magazine

The Culture Gabfest "My Little Dictaphone" Edition

The sponsors of today's show are Stamps.com and Audible. Go to Stamps.com and use the promo code "CULTUREFEST" for your no-risk free trial and bonus offer.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Retail, Stampscom

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Lowell Sun

No more keeping Tyngsboro posted

As the Tyngsboro postmaster at the local post office, he's an integral part of mail-senders' lives, working to receive and send out all of their beloved mail that comes his way.

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Related Topix: Tyngsboro, MA, Transportation, United States Postal Service, Social Software

The Toronto Star

Canada Post mum on details about weeks of missing deliveries

Canada Post is keeping secret most of the details about its mail delivery problems in the GTA this past December and January - including the total amount of overtime paid out to letter carriers at the time.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canada Post

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Mailing Tips For Tax Day

With Tax Day only a week away, the United States Postal Service is reminding filers to pay special attention to Post Office retail hours and collection box pick-up times.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United States Postal Service, Tax

Knoxville News Sentinel

Maryville couple plead guilty to federal fraud charges

Not only did taxpayers foot the bill for a United States Postal Service worker's months long reprieve from work, but they also paid four government inspectors to follow her and her husband on a seven-day cruise.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United States Postal Service, Sports

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Bangkok Post

US posts modest but solid job growth in March

The United States added a modest 192,000 jobs in March as the economy emerged from a brutal winter, while the unemployment rate held steady, Labor Department data showed Friday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United States Postal Service

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Sys-Con Media

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Approves Electronic Balloting Procedures for...

Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. , counsel to the Chapter 11 Trustee, and claims & noticing agent UpShot Services LLC worked together to devise the industry's first electronic balloting procedures using UpShot's SmartSign.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Transportation, United States Postal Service

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Postage hike hits the bottom line

On Monday, the cost of mailing a first-class letter in Canada rose to 85 cents from 63 cents, based on the price of a book of stamps.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Canada Post

Bellingham Herald

Bellingham business receives weed in mail

A rogue package filled with weed made its way to a Bellingham business Saturday, March 29, when the United States Postal Service delivered a box marked "return to sender, unable to forward" to its labeled return address, according to police.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Transportation, United States Postal Service

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