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

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Unions plan protests against Postal Servicea s Staples deal

Postal unions have planned nationwide demonstrations for Thursday to protest a recent U.S. Postal Service deal that allows office-supply retailer Staples to sell USPS products such as stamps, mail services and package delivery.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Postmasters offer tips on how to prevent dog bites

The Postal Service would like to remind residents that children and letter carriers are often common victims of dog bites.

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Evansville Courier & Press

Former Postal Service employee from Dawson Springs, Ky., sentenced for destroying, hiding mail

A former U.S. Postal Service employee from Dawson Springs, Ky., has been sentenced to six months in prison and six months of home detention for destroying, hiding and delaying delivery of thousands of pieces of mail At least 44,900 pieces of mail were affected, said David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Dawson Springs, KY, Indie

KMVT Twin Falls

Postmaster Asks You Check Your Mailbox

The Post Office is asking all Twin Falls area homeowners to inspect, clean and repair their mailboxes.

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Related Topix: Twin Falls, ID, Indie

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Postal Service unveils image for Harvey Milk stamp

The U.S. Postal Service will feature a close-up, black-and-white photograph of Harvey Milk on its commemorative stamp of the California politician and gay rights icon.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Milk, Indie, Gay/Lesbian, Cameras, San Francisco, CA, Transgender

MLive.com

Letter from Postmaster: It was unfortunate that flag at post office...

I would like to comment on the Citizen Patriot's April 10, 2014 editorial "Tattered flag hanging in front of post office shameful."

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Cudahy

Songbird Stamps Take Flight This Spring Through the U.S. Mail

You don't need to hear the tweet of smartphone now that the Postal Service has issued 10 new colorful Songbirds Forever Stamps.

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SeacoastOnline

Friendly reminder regarding dog safety

The Postal Service would like to remind residents that children and letter carriers are often common victims of dog bites.

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Related Topix: Indie, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Deadly new virus spread by mosquitoes

A deadly new virus, spread by mosquitoes enters the Western Hemisphere, and experts say there's a chance it could pop up in America this spring.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

DM News

A Post Office Lifer's 7-Point Survival Plan for USPS

The Postal Service talks about adjusting to digitization and the habits of a changing marketplace, but its culture remains mired in the habits of a "Golden Postal Age," when volumes ticked up like clockwork.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

Postal Union Fights Staples Partnership: 'A Big Step Toward Privatization'

On a recent Saturday morning, 500 protesters poured out of a parade of school buses, signs and megaphones in hand, and tried their best to shame a single Staples store just outside Chicago.

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Cudahy

Songbird Stamps Take Flight This Spring Through the U.S. Mail

You don't need to hear the tweet of smartphone now that the Postal Service has issued 10 new colorful Songbirds Forever Stamps.

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The Miami Herald

Tax dawdler? NYC post office open until midnight

Do you thrive on the anxiety-ridden adrenalin burst that's triggered by mailing your tax return at the very last second? Super procrastinators can even get the coveted April 15 postmark after midnight - as long as they're in line before the witching hour.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Journal Gazette

USPS offers tips for last-minute tax filers

Indianapolis, IN - With the 2014 tax filing deadline just a day away, the Postal Service would like to remind last-minute tax filers to mail early in the day at their local Post Office and observe scheduled pick up times on local collection boxes on Tuesday, April 15. The U.S Postal Service will provide customers with both timely tax return drop ... (more)

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WebWire

Harvey Milk Forever Stamp to be Dedicated at White House May 22 -

The official first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp will take place at the White House May 22. Harvey Milk was a visionary leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the U.S. when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Indie

Sun Apr 13, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Post Office Tax Day hours and locations

APRIL 15: U.S. Postal worker Oscar Zamora collects tax returns from a customer at a curbside drop off at the U.S. Post Office April 15, 2008 in San Francisco, California.

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Related Topix: Tax, Zamora, CA, San Francisco, CA, Indie

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Shortened hours on tap for Northern Tier post office

A meeting will be held this month to discuss the potential reduction of retail window hours at the Middlebury Center Post Office.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Gazette.net

White Flint post office to close April 24

The post office in White Flint Mall is set to close April 24, with a replacement location to open in July.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Blencoe, Iowa post office closes its doors

The Postal Service temporarily suspended service in Blencoe, Iowa. That's because of structural issues with the building's foundation.

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KITV-TV

26 Hawaii post offices to offer Tax Day late collections

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