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  • Downsizing at Springfield postal facility made ahead of possible closure

    Downsizing at Springfield postal facility made ahead of possible closure
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Every day, tens of thousands of letters and packages from 250 post offices in the Ozarks flow through Springfield's mail processing center.   “We are the second largest processing facility handling that many post offices in...
  • 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...
  • Facing $14.1 Billion Deficit, U.S. Postal Service To Announce $3 Billion In Budget Cuts

    Facing $14.1 Billion Deficit, U.S. Postal Service To Announce $3 Billion In Budget Cuts
    The U.S. Postal Service is expected to announce Monday an estimated $3 billion in cuts to keep it from falling into bankruptcy. The postal service is facing a projected budget deficit of $14.1 billion. One of those cuts would be the removal of first-...
  • 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...