Post offices join endangered list

Jun 6, 2012 Full story: WANE-TV Fort Wayne 8

Hundreds of historic U.S. post offices nationwide face uncertain futures as the U.S. Postal Service downsizes, so preservationists on Wednesday added these American institutions to the list of the country's most endangered historic places.

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“....VETS”

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#1 Jun 7, 2012
historic only if they go back to original pricing
Dr Stinko

Hampton, VA

#2 Jun 7, 2012
Yeah, nowadays economics is really driving these issues.
Guess we need to make certain we can live with a much smaller (infrastructurally) or non existent USPS before we start lopping inches off the tail of the dog.

My own opinion is that we have to maintain a viable postal service, for about a hundred reasons which I won't bore the shit out of you here...

“....VETS”

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#3 Jun 7, 2012
or more correspondence is now electronic , less paper mail , maybe
Dr Stinko

Hampton, VA

#4 Jun 7, 2012
tallyho wrote:
or more correspondence is now electronic , less paper mail , maybe
Well yeah, that's it exactly.

“Jody”

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#5 Jun 7, 2012
Like, who couldn't see that coming?

“I care more about my character”

Since: Jun 11

...... then my reputation

#6 Jun 7, 2012
off the trail wrote:
Like, who couldn't see that coming?
I know right?
But I still send Birthday cards and letter the old fashion way .... Pony Express, lol.

“....VETS”

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#7 Jun 7, 2012
off the trail wrote:
Like, who couldn't see that coming?
Ben Franklin?????

“Jody”

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#8 Jun 7, 2012
tallyho wrote:
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Ben Franklin?????
*chuckle*

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