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Government Postal Delivery

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  • Postal workers' union criticizes Staples-run post offices

    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...
  • Glenoaks Post Office closes in Burbank

    Glenoaks Post Office closes in Burbank
    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...
  • Coppin making progress on overhaul plan, its president says

    Coppin making progress on overhaul plan, its president says
    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....
  • 'Ticking sound' winds up being a clock, not a bomb, in USPS mailbox

    'Ticking sound' winds up being a clock, not a bomb, in USPS mailbox
    A bomb squad called in to investigate a loud ticking sound emanating from a U.S. Postal Service mailbox in Westlake did not find any explosives Monday, instead finding a more obvious explanation -- a clock. Authorities were called just before 7 a.m....
  • Snowstorm disrupts USPS mail delivery into this week

    Snowstorm disrupts USPS mail delivery into this week
    Despite the old adage about the conditions in which U.S. Postal Service mail carriers will work, Thursday's snowstorm has disrupted delivery into this week. USPS said in a press release posted to its website last week that some mail service in the...
  • Howard Co. police warn residents about mail theft

    Howard County police and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are advising residents to take precaution after a number of thefts of outgoing checks from home mailboxes were reported. There have been approximately 40 cases of theft from mailboxes since the...
  • USPS releases ‘Harry Potter’ Forever stamps, controversy ensues

     
    For those of us who don't receive our letters via owls, the United States Postal Service is releasing “Harry Potter”-themed […]...
  • Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly

    Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly
    Overnight delivery is no longer good enough. As online shopping has exploded in popularity, one of the few remaining barriers for the industry is the lag time between when a customer orders an item and when it's delivered, typically days later. In a...
  • Congress still hates the U.S. Postal Service

    Two Sundays ago I was roused from my midday stupor by the doorbell. I staggered to the door to discover a big box from Amazon deposited on the stoop, and a U.S. Postal Service truck just rounding the corner on its way to make another Sunday delivery....
  • Holiday gift guide 2013: ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Thrones’ and more

     
    You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
  • Harry Potter stamps: Will Owl Post be next?

    Proficiat Postaliosa! If Harry Potter commemorative stamps can cast a solvency spell on the U.S. Postal Service, that's some magic we can get behind. Tradition-bound philatelists should back off from their complaints. The stamps, depicting scenes from...