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  • Rep. Duckworth takes aim at Congressional 'franked' mail

     Rep. Duckworth takes aim at Congressional 'franked' mail
    WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth wants to end a congressional perk: “franked” mail. The “franking” privilege lets lawmakers send mail to constituents with their signatures in the place of postage stamps, though the cost...
  • If you changed your address with an online service accused of deception, some change may be coming your way

     
    Two state attorneys general have reached nationwide settlements with an online address changing service to settle accusations that it deceived customers. Thousands of customers of change-my-address.com/change-of-address.us will receive refunds from a $3...
  • Town of Marshall devoted to keeping its rich history alive

     Town of Marshall devoted to keeping its rich history alive
    One of the first things that caught my eye as we drove along Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Mich., was the Rexall Drugs sign, resplendent in blue, orange and white. I couldn't remember having seen one for about, oh, 40 years. The next was the nature of...
  • Chan Lowe: Saturday mail delivery ends

    Chan Lowe: Saturday mail delivery ends
    It’s a weapon that has lain in the arsenal of bureaucrats since ancient times. When there’s a budget crunch, find something high profile to slash, then put on a mournful face and extend an open palm to the taxpayers to make it right. A...
  • Culleton: Work needed to keep U.S. Postal Service from becoming a dead letter

    In Korea, back in the 1950s, a new commander arrived for the small military installation in Ulsan where I was stationed. One of his first acts was to issue a general order which read, "No stupid action will be taken by any member of this command." As a...
  • U.S. Postal Service to launch 'Rain Heat & Snow' fashion line

    U.S. Postal Service to launch 'Rain Heat & Snow' fashion line
    Snail mail is fast going out of style. How is the U.S. Postal Service trying to stay hip? By launching a fashion line. The quasi-government agency, which is struggling financially and recently announced plans to stop delivering letters on Saturdays,...
  • U.S. Postal Service issues stamped envelope with illustration by Md. artist

    The U.S. Postal Service issued an illustration of a bank swallow by Maryland artist Matt Frey Friday as a stamped envelope, the second in a four-part series of swallows by Frey commissioned by the organization. The bird is the smallest swallow in North...
  • Baltimore man, 81, loses his home following lottery fraud

    Baltimore man, 81, loses his home following lottery fraud
    The first caller told Norman Breidenbaugh he had won $2.5 million in a foreign sweepstakes, but there was a catch: Breidenbaugh needed to send $2,000 in fees before collecting his earnings. Other calls followed, promising Breidenbaugh millions more...
  • Government favors big corporations

    We average people vote but we don't get much respect from our government these days nor from some of our representatives. The government gives our taxpayer money and tax breaks to big companies and corporations that don't pay taxes and often don't pay...
  • 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,...
  • 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...