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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Today, Monday, marks the busiest day of the holiday season for shipping packages.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Katherine Scott
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  • Postal worker robbed in Northeast Philadelphia
  • The U.S. Postal Service is now offering upwards of $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who robbed one of their mailmen in Northeast Philadelphia.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The U.S. Postal Service said Friday it lost $1.9 billion over the last three months.
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  • The U.S. Postal Service backed down from its plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery because Congress barred it, officials said Wednesday.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The head of the U.S. Postal Services pleaded with Congress Wednesday not to thwart his plan to cut Saturday mail as a way to save money, but postal workers unions criticized the plan as illegal and financially questionable.
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  • Click play to watch Eva Pilgrim's report from Action News
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • 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.
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  • Click play to watch Eva Pilgrim's report from Action News
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The struggling U.S. Postal Service is reporting a record annual loss of $15.9 billion.
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  • A half century after Elvis Presley had a hit with "Return to Sender," a Dartmouth College professor and three other economists have used the same idea to rate the efficiency of the world's governments.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The U.S. Postal Service is bracing for a first-ever default on billions in payments due to the Treasury, adding to widening uncertainty about the mail agency's solvency as first-class letters plummet and Congress deadlocks on ways to stem the red ink.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service is moving ahead with plans to close dozens of mail processing centers, saying it can no longer wait for Congress to decide how to cut postal costs.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The ailing U.S. Postal Service is reporting quarterly losses of $3.2 billion, brought on by declining mail volume and mounting costs for future retiree health benefits.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service is urging the House to quickly pass legislation to let it close low-revenue post offices and eliminate Saturday delivery.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The Senate has passed overhaul legislation that would allow the financially strapped U.S. Postal Service to avert immediate bankruptcy, giving it a cash infusion while delaying decisions on closing post offices and ending Saturday delivery.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • With big postal cuts looming, the Senate is deciding whether to stabilize the ailing U.S. Postal Service with a short-term cash infusion while delaying most decisions on closing post offices and ending Saturday mail delivery by requiring further review.
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  • With no financial relief in sight, the U.S. Postal Service is pushing ahead with planned cuts to more than 260 mail processing centers around the nation, part of a billion-dollar cost-cutting effort that will slow delivery of first-class mail.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to delay the closing of 252 mail processing centers and 3,700 local post offices until mid-May.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Monday it is seeking to move quickly to close 252 mail processing centers.
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  • A heavy police presence at a nearby mall for the holidays and a rapid response by employees helped save lives when a gunman armed with several pistols opened fire at Montgomery's main post office, postal officials said.
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  • A gunman armed with several pistols fired off multiple shots at a large mail processing area at Montgomery's main post office Thursday evening, but injured no one and was quickly taken into custody, police said.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is raising rates for its more profitable express mail and priority mail shipping next year, part of its efforts to stave off bankruptcy.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The U.S. Postal Service says it lost $5.1 billion last year as a weak economy and increased Internet use drove down mail volume.
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  • A reported exploding package and spray of white powder that sent emergency units rushing to a small-town post office turned out to be just the pop of a malfunctioning fluorescent light bulb, authorities said Friday.
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  • Senators have come out with a bipartisan plan to help keep the financially ailing Postal Service solvent.
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  • Every day, letter carriers are in every neighborhood of every city in every state. One mailman in Camden, New Jersey has been on the job for more than 50 years, and now, he's finally decided to retire.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • It'll cost a penny more to mail a letter next year.
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  • For the first time, living people will be eligible to be honored on U.S. postage stamps.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The financially troubled Postal Service said Thursday it may close more than 250 mail processing facilities across the country.
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  • The White House may pull the Postal Service back from the brink of insolvency, at least for a few months.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The postmaster general is going to Congress to discuss the Postal Service's mounting debt.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The Postal Service said Friday it lost $3.1 billion in the April through June period.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The financially strapped U.S. Postal Service is considering cutting as many as 120,000 jobs.
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  • The longtime theater, film and television actress Helen Hayes is being honored on a new forever postage stamp.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Postage rates are going up starting Sunday, but the changes mostly affect businesses. Mailing that recipe to Aunt Mary or birthday card to Uncle Joe won't cost any extra.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The Postal service could save a substantial amount of money by reducing mail delivery to five days, the Government Accountability Office said Tuesday.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Postal rates will go up in April, but the cost of sending the basic letter will remain the same.
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  • Envelope ignites at DC postal facility
  • FBI: The package that has ignited at a D.C. postal facility is similar to two fiery packages that were opened in Md.
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  • Terry Owens thanks his lucky stars he was late for work yesterday.
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  • It's a special delivery -- but it's not a letter.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Click play to watch Cathy Gandolfo's report.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Residents in South Jersey whose mail never arrived at its destinations now have a clue about what happened to it.
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  • Even if a newspaper is filled with hard news, the U.S. Postal Service is checking to see whether it's droopy.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The Postal Service expects to lose about $6 billion this year because of steep declines in mail volume.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The independent panel that oversees the U.S. Postal Service has denied the agency's request to increase the cost of mailing a letter by 2 cents - to 46 cents.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The post office wants to increase the price of a stamp by 2 cents to 46 cents starting in January.
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  • U.S. Postal Service
  • The Postal Service took the first formal step Wednesday toward cutting mail delivery to five days a week.
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  • The post office is renewing its effort to drop Saturday delivery - and plans a rate increase.
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