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Good Question: What Are The Weather Rules When It Comes To Delivering Mail?

The inscription on New York City’s U.S. Postal Service headquarters reads: “Neither snow nor rain nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”

02/26/2014

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Good Question: Who (And What) Should We Tip During The Holidays?

During the holidays, many of us thank the people who have helped us throughout the year. According to a Consumer Reports survey from the 2011 holiday season, a little less than half of Americans tip during the holidays — sometimes, it’s with cash, gift cards, home-baked cookies and gifts.

12/19/2013

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Charges: Fmr. Postal Carrier Stole Cash, Gift Cards From Mail

A 27-year-old Hinckley woman has been charged with allegedly stealing cash and gift cards from the U.S. mail while working as a postal carrier, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

06/25/2013

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Postal Service To Cut Saturday Mail To Trim Costs

The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to deliver packages six days a week under a plan aimed at saving about $2 billion annually, the financially struggling agency says.

02/06/2013

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Stamp Prices Rise As USPS Looks For Financial Footing

U.S. Postal Service prices are on the rise. Starting Monday, the price of a first-class stamp rose by one cent to 46 cents.

01/28/2013

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USPS Announces Service Cuts To Avoid Bankruptcy

The U.S. Postal Service plans to close four mail-processing centers in Minnesota as part of nationwide cutbacks.

12/05/2011

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Postal Service To Close 5 Wis. Processing Centers

Five mail processing centers in Wisconsin are among the 252 nationwide that the U.S. Postal Service plans to close starting in April.

12/05/2011

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Postal Service Cuts Mean Actual ‘Snail’ Mail

The Postal Service is broke and on Monday, they’ll unveil a temporary fix, which means your cards and letters are going to show up later.

12/04/2011

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Stamp Price Increase May Not Save Some MN Mail Centers

The price of mailing a letter is going up again. Starting on Jan. 22, a first-class, 1-ounce letter will cost a penny more at 45 cents.

10/18/2011

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Who Do You Want To See On A Stamp?

The U.S. Postal Service says beginning next year it will honor living individuals on stamps.

09/28/2011

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Postal Service May Close 4 Offices In Minnesota

Four mail processing facilities in Minnesota are on the Postal Service’s list for possible closings.

09/15/2011

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Good Question: What If The Postal Service Stops?

It’s not a good time to be the United States Postal Service. For USPS, revenue is down, expenses are high, and Congress requires the Postal Service to pre-pay future retirees’ health benefits. So, what happens if the Postal Service has to shut down?

09/07/2011

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Minnesota Could Lose Dozens Of Post Offices

The U.S. Postal Service could soon close 88 locations in Minnesota. More than 3,600 post office locations are under review for closing across the nation.

07/26/2011