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  • Salisbury man among 50 arrested for Puerto Rico-based identity trafficking

    A Salisbury man was arrested Wednesday as part of a nationwide, coordinated seizure of 50 individuals prosecutors say are involved in a Puerto Rico-based identity-trafficking ring, according to the federal immigration agency. Darcia Ramirez-Segura, 43,...
  • Post office releases working dog stamps

    Post office releases working dog stamps
    The U.S. Postal Servic ewill be making dog people very happy today with the release of the new working dog stamps. The set of four stamps, that celebrates the partnership of dogs and people, depicts four typical jobs of working canines: guide dogs,...
  • Would Ripken be good choice for new U.S. stamp?

    Would Ripken be good choice for new U.S. stamp?
    Cal Ripken Jr., the Hall of Fame former Orioles shortstop, is right up there with President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Billy Graham, Steve Jobs, Jerry Lewis and Bill Clinton on a list of those being considered for the first postage stamp to honor a...
  • Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery

    Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery
    Most Americans are just an email, Tweet or Facebook update away from reaching someone else — or the entire world. And the trend is accelerating, as the number of email accounts alone is expected to grow by almost a billion worldwide from last year...
  • Proposed Postal Service cuts could end overnight mail delivery

    Proposed Postal Service cuts could end overnight mail delivery
    The U.S. Postal Service is seeking to slow down its delivery rate, the agency announced Monday, in an effort to help save $2.1 billion a year and fend off possible bankruptcy. The proposed plan, which would go into effect next spring, would relax...
  • Something to say about the U.S. Postal Service's cuts ...

    Something to say about the U.S. Postal Service's cuts ...
    People had a lot to say on Monday, when the U.S. Postal Service announced that steep declines in revenue and the fewer number of parcels mailed meant they'll need to cut back service. Starting in 2012, that birthday card you send across town to grandma...
  • FedEx predicts busiest shipping day in its history

    FedEx predicts busiest shipping day in its history
    On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
  • The Walters puts its own stamp on Christmas

    The Walters puts its own stamp on Christmas
    The Walters Art Museum has been putting its stamp on the nation for more than 77 years — but never in quite the way that it's doing this holiday season. The museum's "Madonna of the Candelabra," a painting by Raphael with a romantic past, has...
  • The Postal Service should focus on delivering mail, not packages

    Ever since Congress stupidly decided to make the U.S. Postal Service a quasi-private entity, the organization has been going steadily downhill. The arrangement has grossly inflated the ranks of upper and mid-level management, people who have nothing to do...
  • U.S. Postal Service plans to cut 200 sorting center jobs in Springfield by end of year

    U.S. Postal Service plans to cut 200 sorting center jobs in Springfield by end of year
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- U.S. Postal Service administrators told employees here that they plan to cut 200 jobs at the regional mail processing center by the end of 2012 and move its operations to a bigger processing center in Kansas City.   The exact date is...
  • Piece of Mind: In praise of our zippy number

    Piece of Mind: In praise of our zippy number
    On July 1, 1963 a new mail coding system, the Zoning Improvement Plan, was launched by U.S. Postmaster General J. Edward Day. La Caņada, approximately 15 years before it was incorporated as the city of La Caņada Flintridge, was assigned the ZIP code...