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Postal worker suspended after throwing mail into dumpster

Cincinnati - Video of a United States Postal Service (USPS) worker throwing mail in a dumpster finally provides answers to why residents in one Ohio neighborhood have not been receiving their mail.

U. S. Postal Service might deliver alcohol to get out of debt

Washington - Due to its steep financial troubles, the U.S. Postal Service is considering a novel way to drum up revenue: delivering alcohol to American residents.

Will private competition eliminate the U.S. Postal Service?

Vienna - UPS, DHL, FedEx and LaserShip. There are 100s of private mail carriers that offer low-cost, quick and efficient services to deliver mail, packages, parcels and other items. As these companies generate profits, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) loses money.

USPS raises stamp prices to 46 cents effective Sunday

This week the USPS raised stamp prices to 46 cents. The agency's intention to increase postage had been announced last October.

USPS to increase postage stamps by 1-cent next year

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced yesterday that postage stamps will increase by 1-cent. The new price will take effect early next year.

Op-Ed: 'Cards of Love' group illustrates the value of US Postal Service Special

Cards of Love is about "a person taking one minute, one stamp, and one card to make a difference in one life," and these inspirational cards are delivered the old-fashioned way.

Op-Ed: USPS put in peril by GOP, future brighter with democratic reforms

A cherished American institution that began in 1775, the United States Postal Service, was crippled by Republican legislation 231 years later, but the future of the USPS may be brighter if the 21st Century Postal Service Act of 2012 is passed.

Money Problems for the United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service must cut spending by $20 billion by the year 2015 or there could be some serious and unimaginable consequences.

USPS cutting 35,000 jobs, 223 centers closing by May

The struggling USPS will be letting go roughly 35,000 staffer jobs at 223 centers as they continue to reconstruct their business strategy.

Op-Ed: USPS seeks to raise postage stamp prices to 50 cents, why?

On Friday the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced its desire to implement yet another postage stamp increase to its customers.

USPS announces net loss of $3.3 billion in 1Q of new fiscal year

The financially struggling USPS is one step closer to gasping for survival as it announced a $3.3 billion net loss yesterday for the last fiscal quarter.

New Valentine's Day stamp available

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the United States Post Office has announced the new Love Ribbons Forever Stamp. The self-adhesive stamps are designed to bring some love to your letter mailing experience.

New USPS postage stamp prices to take effect Sunday

In October the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced it would raise the price of postage stamps to 45-cents, a penny increase, to take effect in the new year. On Sunday that increase comes into effect.

USPS worker caught tossing package over fence

Los Angeles - In the wake of both UPS and FedEx employees being caught on camera mishandling packages, now a USPS employee was caught in a similar incident.

New postage stamp prices to take effect Jan. 22

With a new year comes new changes for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). New stamp prices set by the delivery agency are expected to commence next month, along with other new shipping rates.

USPS gets reprieve from Congress on $5.5 billion payment

Washington - The United States Postal Service (USPS) has been granted a Congressional reprieve of the looming $5.5 billion retirement payment that was due back in September. The payment's deadline had already been extended twice.

USPS to delay closures of post offices and processing facilities

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced that due to a request made by numerous U.S. Senators, the agency has agreed to delay any post offices or mail processing facilities until May 15, 2012.

USPS to close 252 mail-processing centers starting next April

According to BBC News, starting from next April the United States Postal Service will be shutting 252 mail-processing centers.

USPS looks to drop next day delivery for first-class mail

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced they are looking to make another cost- savings change in order to further relieve the financially struggling agency.

Op-Ed: Can the USPS make it? Post office cites $5.1 billion loss

The U.S. Postal Service said it is seeing another fiscal year ending with billions of dollars in losses, which mirrored expectations that were given months ago. USPS cites they lost $5.1 billion through Sept. 30.

Post office announces 2012 increase for postage stamps

The U.S. Postal Service has announced its planned increases in price and, if verified and approved by the Postal Regulatory Commission, it will cost you an extra penny to send a letter next year.

Quaint community post office in Johnson, Ark. to close Oct. 22 Special

Johnson - The official notice was posted on September 19 and highlighted in pink are the words "Actual discontinuance date: 10/22/2011" meaning the Johnson, Arkansas Post Office, open since 1992, will cease to exist in less than a month from now.

Mailman blogs about the dogs that want to attack him

San Diego - A San Diego postal worker took snapshots of his canine tormentors and posted their mugshots to his blog on Thursday. The blog post was titled "All the Dogs want to Kill Me."

US postage may climb two cents

The US Postal Service (USPS) recommends an increase of two cents for its First-Class stamps after being faced with a possible $7-billion deficit for 2011.

Postal Service hoping to stamp out hunger

Hunger facts: 49 million Americans are at a risk of going hungry today. As the economy has worsened food banks have seen an increase in demand of over 30%. Will you help the National Letter Carriers in the final push on their drive to Stamp Out Hunger.

Downloading by USPS Postal Mail

USPS is used by web sites as a P2P network by mail to share books, music, movies and games.

Drunk postman delivers hit-and-run

Friday in Waukesha, Wisconsin was a day like any other .. until a mailman with a blood-alcohol level almost 4x the legal limit drove his delivery truck into oncoming traffic and crashed into a sign, which led to his arrest.

Remote Control Mail: Check Your Postal Mail on the Web

Umm, err No Thanks!... I don't think I want anyone else handling my Mail other that the people that do in order to get it to my house...
 

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Enrique Garza sorts through incoming mail payment documents for Operation Deep Freeze members. Mr. G...
Enrique Garza sorts through incoming mail payment documents for Operation Deep Freeze members. Mr. Garza is a finance and postal clerk.
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U.S. Post Office in Johnson  Ark. on the evening before it closed. 10/21/2011
U.S. Post Office in Johnson, Ark. on the evening before it closed. 10/21/2011
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The policy change made in 2008 by local Postmaster General of San Francisco  impacts many lives  esp...
The policy change made in 2008 by local Postmaster General of San Francisco, impacts many lives, especially those who are low income and struggling. Those who live in Single Residency Hotels are already vulnerable to theft, vandalism and invasion of privacy. This policy change enacted in 2008 will continue to be challenged by SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera until the issue is rightfully resolved.
Public Outreach Director for the City Attorney's Office
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USPS trucks
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from left to right  SRO resident Dan Jordan  whose sworn declaration is part of the City s case  Hon...
from left to right, SRO resident Dan Jordan, whose sworn declaration is part of the City's case, Hon. Jane Kim (Supervisor from District 6), Steffen Johnson of Winston & Strawn, LLP (he has worked extensively with the City on this case and made some of the oral argument inside), and Deputy City Attorney Tara Steeley.
by Jen Drake, Public Outreach Director for the SF City Attorney's Office
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A small United States Postal Service truck seen in Carson City  Nevada. The USPS often uses these sm...
A small United States Postal Service truck seen in Carson City, Nevada. The USPS often uses these smaller vehicles in suburban areas.
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 Save the Johnson Post Office!!  sign.  Johnson  Ark.
"Save the Johnson Post Office!!" sign. Johnson, Ark.
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SRO residents gathered by the dozens to show their concern and upset with the change in policy enact...
SRO residents gathered by the dozens to show their concern and upset with the change in policy enacted by the local Postmaster General of San Francisco in 2008. This was a change made in order to save money for the USPS. For the past five years all mail to SRO Hotels has been dumped carelessly, allowing it to become vulnerable to theft, damage and loss.
Public Outreach Director for the City Attorney's Office
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A USPS employee throws mail into a dumpster.
A USPS employee throws mail into a dumpster.
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