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  • U.S. Postal Service loses $1.3 billion in last 3 months of 2012

    U.S. Postal Service loses $1.3 billion in last 3 months of 2012
    The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service can't seem to catch a break. Just two days after announcing it would cease Saturday delivery of first-class mail later this year, the agency Friday announced it lost $1.3 billion during the last three months of 2012. ...
  • For mail carriers, Saturday routes roll on — at least for now

    For mail carriers, Saturday routes roll on — at least for now
    Wanda Feagen pulled on her blue United States Postal Service coat and a pair of thick black gloves shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday, blinking against a hard wind and waiting for her mail delivery truck to fill up on gas. "Hoo hoo!" she said of the cold...
  • 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,...
  • Netflix To Close Bloomfield Distribution Center

     Netflix To Close Bloomfield Distribution Center
    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...
  • Glendale City Council calls for no sale of historic post office

    Glendale City Council calls for no sale of historic post office
    The City Council on Tuesday called on the U.S. Postal Service to keep open a historic downtown post office that is at risk of closure. In addition, advocates of historic preservation and postal service users rallied in favor of keeping the 80-year-old...
  • Extreme work conditions; some in Ozarks suffer in heat wave while others deal with freezing temps

    Extreme work conditions; some in Ozarks suffer in heat wave while others deal with freezing temps
    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,...
  • Central post office should not be sold

    I am concerned about the potential sale of Glendale’s central post office. I wish to voice my opposition to the sale. This is the main post office in Glendale. It is centrally located, convenient to the business and city government district, and...
  • Postal Service proposes increase in stamp prices

    WASHINGTON — Facing a “precarious financial condition” as fewer customers use its services, the United States Postal Service proposed another round of rate increases Wednesday to go into effect in January — its largest price hike...
  • Forever stamps: U.S. Postal Service releases vintage seed packet designs

    Forever stamps:  U.S. Postal Service releases vintage seed packet designs
    The U.S. Postal Service welcomes spring with the new Vintage Seed Packets Commemorative Forever stamps. These first-class stamps, based on photographs of seed packets from a century ago, were dedicated at the Philadelphia National Stamp Exhibition....
  • When public infrastructure goes private

    Consider some of the things that have bound our nation together: Universal postal service at a flat rate, whether you live in Santa Monica or Sitka, Alaska. Interstate highways, built with taxpayer funds and free of tolls. Regulated phone and electric...