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  • USPS wasted $1.2 million, 682 million stamps on Simpsons run

    USPS wasted $1.2 million, 682 million stamps on Simpsons run
    The U.S. Postal Service didn’t do itself any favors with Homer and the rest of the Simpsons -- less than a third of the 1 billion stamps created to commemorate the cartoon family have been sold. The USPS wasted $1.2 million in printing costs...
  • Let Overseas Military Fax Votes Home

    About 40 percent of ballots sent to America's military members stationed abroad are lost or don't make it back in time to be counted, says state Sen. Gayle Slossberg. That surprising level of what amounts to disenfranchisement is unacceptable,...
  • Dear Postman, D-liver D-letter D-soon D-better -- especially if there's coke inside

    Dear Postman, D-liver D-letter D-soon D-better -- especially if there's coke inside
    Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail shall keep the postmen from their appointed rounds. -Postal carriers' motto Well, a little snow got in the way of one Florida postal carrier's job. Robert Hunt Jr., a 24-year postal employee was busted...
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  • Local post offices to reduce hours

    Facing dwindling mail volume, seven post offices in Orange County are shrinking their hours of operation starting April 1. The Costa Mesa Post Office at 1590 Adams Ave., the Irvine Harvest Station at 17192 Murphy Ave. and the Irvine Post Office at...
  • Postal worker pleads guilty to stealing gift cards, mail

    A former postal worker admitted Friday that she stole mail and the money inside those envelopes at a Linthicum postal facility, victimizing more than 250 people, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Baltimore. Dorothy Jean Gibson, 56, of Windsor...
  • Lemont cyclist Vande Velde admits to doping, gets 6-month ban

    Lemont cyclist Vande Velde admits to doping, gets 6-month ban
    Cyclist Christian Vande Velde of Lemont is among the 11 former Lance Armstrong teammates who admitted to doping during testimony under oath in the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency investigation of Armstrong. Vande Velde said in an affidavit he had doped from 1999...
  • Vande Velde: I thought doping was the only way

    Vande Velde: I thought doping was the only way
    About six weeks ago, a few readers sent emails complaining because the Tribune had given no coverage to local cyclist Christian Vande Velde’s victory in the U.S. Pro Challenge stage race in Colorado. My response was to say we felt leery of writing...
  • Postal worker goes to prison for stealing gift cards

    Kimberly L. Hunter, 41, of Dundee, had worked as a distribution clerk at a Winter Haven post office, reports The Ledger in Lakeland. Hunter stole approximately 122 pieces of mail and took gift cards worth $5,147 from inside this mail, the Justice...
  • Post office cuts begin amid local protests

    Post office cuts begin amid local protests
    The scaling back of operations at a Northwest Pasadena mail distribution center started Saturday, just days after more than 100 U.S. Postal Service workers and three members of Congress gathered on the steps of Pasadena City Hall to protest the move....
  • Heroin stamped 'Overdose,' the distributor's logo, shipped via USPS

    Heroin stamped 'Overdose,' the distributor's logo, shipped via USPS
    The Bay County Sheriff’s deputies, working with the United States Postal Inspectors Office, said a  package shipped from New York to Florida contained cocaine and heroin, according to a news release from the Bay County Sheriff's Office. Authorities...