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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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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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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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