| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Untimely mail delivery and the Universal Service Fund are today's entries in this edition of "Is It Just Me?" – where no question is too small for The Bottom Line.
Q: "For some months, my mail has been delivered between 5 and 6 in the evening, a...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Coppin State University's president said Friday that the college has accomplished about half the goals in a plan conceived last year intended to boost its graduation rates and enrollment, strengthen its academic programs and improve the way it operates....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
To say that turning post offices into banking centers is a good idea would be wrong. No, this is a spectacular idea.
Here's the U.S. Postal Service, forever on the verge of bankruptcy. It has threatened to close post office branches and stop Saturday...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:14 PM
The Glenoaks Post Office closed its doors last month and its two employees were reassigned to nearby branches after more than two years of hand-wringing by residents.
The move will reportedly save the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service $740,270 in...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Short on cash this week? Perhaps your friendly neighborhood post office could help.
That's the idea proposed in a new Office of Inspector General report and quickly championed by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 9:42 AM
California leaders from a national postal workers' union are criticizing a Staples pilot program that has installed dozens of small post offices in the office-supply stores.
American Postal Workers Union leaders said that opening retail units staffed...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:38 PM
A former congressional aide facing federal child pornography charges was found dead at his Sykesville family's home in an apparent suicide, Carroll County sheriff's officials said Friday.
Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, former chief of staff to Republican Sen....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:54 PM
A dose of polar cold kept some Chicago-area letter carriers from completing their appointed rounds this week, causing delays that were still affecting delivery Thursday.
Carriers were delayed when they had to clear snow from delivery vehicles and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:32 PM
A dose of polar cold kept some Chicago-area letter carriers from completing their appointed rounds last week, but the mail was back on schedule this week, a U.S. Postal Service spokesman said.
Heavy snows followed by subzero temperatures Jan. 6 and 7...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult.