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The numbers for July 3, 2013:

Ethan Lindsey Jul 3, 2013

The number of weddings that the live-streaming site Ustream has broadcast in the past year. It represents a 250 percent growth rate, and is considered totally-wedding-etiquette-acceptable, as long as it is done tastefully. (Marketplace)

160 billion

That’s how many packages are sent through the U.S. Postal Service last year. That’s also the number of packages, sent by U.S.P.S., that were photographed for surveillance purposes. The program was put in place following the 2001 anthrax attacks, which were delivered by U.S. mail. (NYT)

One year

That’s how long some employers will get to breath a sigh of relief, after the healthcare mandate was delayed. Under the Affordable Care Act, companies with 50 or more workers have to provide insurance. But now that mandate takes effect in 2015 instead of 2014. (U.S. Department of Treasury)

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