U.S. Postal Service

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Committee OKs end to door-slot mail for millions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans would no longer get mail delivered to their door but would have to go to communal or curbside boxes instead under a proposal advancing through Congress. The Republican-controlled House […]


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Cost of mail increases for 2013

The U.S. Postal Service has implemented a postage rate increase for all mail classes including First Class Mail®, Priority Mail and Express Mail along with many special services. Here is a summary of the 2013 USPS postage rate increase:


Mail carrier walked by dead man near front door

The U.S. Postal Service is defending a mail carrier who walked past a Denver man who collapsed and died near his front door.


Postal officials announce key dates for sending holiday mail

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service says the holiday mail crush is coming soon, and has announced what you need to know about this year’s key dates. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says one big […]


Mailing a letter to cost a penny more next year

  WASHINGTON (AP) — It’ll cost another penny to mail a letter next year. The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it will raise postage rates on Jan. 27, including a 1-cent increase in […]



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