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21 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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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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Related Topix: Indie

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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Related Topix: Tax, Indie

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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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

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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DM News

News Byte: USPS Standard Mail Load Leveling Begins

Mailers that qualify for a Destination Sectional Center Facility discounted rate now have to adjust to the new U.S Postal Service load-leveling plan, which began today.

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Postal Service is profitable, doesn't need to cut services: column

There is a movement currently in Congress to reduce the services of the U.S. Postal Service to the point where it will become no longer worth saving.

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Related Topix: Indie, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, George Bush, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Government Computer News

Government's credential exchange to go live soon

One of the goals of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is for agencies to be early adopters of the identity ecosystem being developed.

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Cudahy

Signed, Sealed and Delivered for Mother's Day

Cudahy, - Mother's Day is just around the corner. The best way to celebrate that special day is by using the written word, according to a survey conducted by the Postal Service.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

U.S. Postal Service seeks new location for Morrissey branch

Santa Cruz >> U.S. Postal Service staff delivered news Tuesday that local residents did not want: The post office lost its lease for 120 Morrissey Blvd. because it could not pay more than fair market rent.

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Hudson Hub-Times

Tax day tips from United States Postal Service

As of March 28, the Internal Revenue Service reports having received 82 million returns through e-file, about 91 percent of returns filed this year.

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