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Possible rate hike unites the (postal) classes

Sep 2, 2013
Class division in the United States can be stark, in one small way, tough financial times at the Postal Service are uniting the classes.
Posted In: Postal Service, shipping, post office

U.S. Postal Service gets creative with samples discount program

Aug 1, 2013
The Postal Service has launched a discount program for marketers who want to send out little samples of things, like detergent and toothpaste. Will it help spur more business?
Posted In: Postal Service, U.S. Postal Service

Don't fall prey to the 'foreign lottery' scam

Mar 22, 2013
Older Americans are being targeted by con artists abroad. The victims are told they are winners of a "foreign lottery" and that they only have to pay taxes and fees to claim their jackpots. But, the scam is costing people more than money.
Posted In: scams, AARP, Postal Service

Price of a 'forever' stamp is going up

Jan 25, 2013
The Postal Service is raising all rates an average of about 4 percent, but that's not enough to wipe out its losses.
Posted In: Postal Service, stamps

Election boosts Postal Service through one more month

Oct 12, 2012
The post office said today it's going to make it through the month without going broke, thanks to the presidential election.
Posted In: Postal Service

Hate junk mail? You might have to get used to more

Aug 28, 2012
Deal between postal service and direct mail provider could mean more ad circulars in your mailbox.
Posted In: junk mail, Postal Service, mail, coupons

With USPS cuts, mail would move more slowly

Jun 20, 2012
A "postal austerity" doesn't come without a cost to customers.
Posted In: Postal Service

Labor Department corrects numbers on female job losses

May 16, 2012
The actual percentage of job losses by women the past three years is lower than the 90 percent Mitt Romney stated last month.
Posted In: women, Unemployment, Postal Service

Post Office decides to keep small posts running

May 9, 2012
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe discusses why the Post Office decided to change a plan to shut down hundreds of rural post offices, the new plan he's proposing, and how much money it will save.
Posted In: Postal Service, U.S. Postal Service, post office

Letter carriers protest postal service reform bill

Apr 11, 2012
The National Association of Letter Carriers is planning nationwide demonstrations Thursday outside U.S. Senate offices. They are protesting "flawed" legislation they say would hurt the postal service even more than it's already been damaged by cost-cutting.
Posted In: Postal Service

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