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POSTAL SERVICE STOPS SATURDAY MAIL DELIVERY

Delivery of common “mail” on Saturdays to stop in one of the most significant steps taken by the United States Postal Service (USPS) to cut $2-billion costs at the struggling U.S. Congress controlled agency.   Packages (parcels) will continue to be delivered … Continue reading

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Mail-order Merchants hit by Postage Rate Increases effective Jan 27, 2013

U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced it would raise postage rates on January 27, 2013, pending review by the Postal Regulatory Commission. Online product sellers are increasingly feeling the pressure to offer “free shipping” to their customers. Of course, the seller is compelled by … Continue reading

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Postal Service begs Congress for $$ relief

USPS may ask Congress to raise First-Class postage to 50 cents  Posted Feb 16, 2012 : 11 p.m. PST United States Postal Service is losing billions of dollars a year due to crushing competition from E-mail and texting. Now USPS officials … Continue reading

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USA POSTAGE RATE INCREASES – When & How Much?

  There seems to be a little confusion as to WHEN the price of postage stamps rise in 2012. Some say January 22, a Sunday and others have “heard” January 24, a Tuesday for 2012. . The price of a … Continue reading

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A NEW MEANING TO “Snail-Mail”

  Facing bankruptcy, US Postal Service plans unprecedented cuts to first-class mail next spring 6 a.m. PST – Dec 5, 2011 A new meaning to the modern term SNAIL-MAIL. Mailing is going to take a little longer after the latest … Continue reading

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U.S. POSTAL SERVICE looses $5,000,000,000

Postal Service warns of further cutbacks as it posts annual loss of more than $5 billion First-Class postage rate       rises to 45 cents effective Jan 22, 2012   5:45 AM – November 16, 2011 The U.S. Postal Service reported … Continue reading

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Postage Stamp Price Increase for 2012

United States Postal Service (USPS)  1-cent bump for First Class mail Starts January 22, 2012 The U.S. Postal Service has announced that stamp prices are going up for the first time in more than two years. The new prices will take … Continue reading

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