| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The United States Postal Service took a major financial hit when it released a series of commemorative postage stamps celebrating the 20th anniversary of "The Simpsons" four years ago.
But the USPS isn't giving up on offering up fan-friendly characters...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Netflix Inc. will close its Bloomfield DVD distribution center on Wednesday amid dwindling demand for mail-order movies as more and more entertainment is streamed online.
The company cited the U.S. Postal Service changes and company efficiencies in a...
| Oct 8, 2013
The U.S. Postal Service has been caught for years in a lose-lose situation. It's supposed to be an autonomous, self-sufficient agency, yet Congress limits its independence by demanding the impossible. The Postal Service is somehow supposed to cope with...
| 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.
| 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 […]...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:41 PM
After a mild summer, the Ozarks is enduring a late summer heat wave. For those who work in it, that heat can be dangerous but so can working in freezer-like conditions.
While it’s hard to imagine working in freezing conditions on a day like today,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:02 PM
For those of us who don't receive our letters via owls, the United States Postal Service is releasing “Harry Potter”-themed […]...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:26 PM
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.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:14 PM
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....
| Nov 28, 2013
| 12:22 PM
You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...