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Postal Service to cut Saturday mail to trim costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run around an unaccommodating Congress.

02/06/2013

Postal chief lays out plan for agency survival

Postal chief lays out plan for agency survival

WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says the agency must be allowed to ease the terms of prepayments into a retiree health care fund and eliminate general mail delivery […]

11/28/2012

Postal Service reports $5.2B loss in 3rd quarter

(AP) – The ailing U.S. Postal Service is reporting quarterly losses of $5.2 billion. From April to June, losses were $2.1 billion more than during the same period in 2011. The mail agency said it […]

08/09/2012

Thousands of rural post offices will stay open, at least part time

(AP) – The Postal Service is backing off of its plan to close as many as 3,700 low-revenue post offices sometime after next week. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, citing strong community opposition, now says the […]

05/09/2012

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