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  • USPS wasted $1.2 million, 682 million stamps on Simpsons run

    USPS wasted $1.2 million, 682 million stamps on Simpsons run
    The U.S. Postal Service didn’t do itself any favors with Homer and the rest of the Simpsons -- less than a third of the 1 billion stamps created to commemorate the cartoon family have been sold. The USPS wasted $1.2 million in printing costs...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 lost $1.9 billion in 2nd quarter

    U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion in 2nd quarter
    The U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion during its second quarter -- and losses will continue mounting if Congress doesn't pass legislation giving the beleaguered mail carrier more flexibility in how it runs its operations, the postmaster general said...
  • U.S. Postal Service loses $2.4 million an hour in third quarter

    U.S. Postal Service loses $2.4 million an hour in third quarter
    The U.S. Postal Service released a dire financial report for the third quarter, featuring a $5.2-billion loss as first-class mail volume shrinks and the agency continues to default on retiree healthcare benefit payments. For the three months ended June...
  • Post Offices in Waynesburg, McKinney to reduce retail-window hours

    Post Offices in Waynesburg, McKinney to reduce retail-window hours
    Post Office officials hear this week from members of the Waynesburg and McKinney communities about plans to scale back the number of hours their rural post offices are open for business. The United States Postal Service announced in May plans to reduce...
  • Two Lincoln post offices' retail hours will change in January

    Two Lincoln post offices' retail hours will change in January
    Lincoln residents in the Waynesburg and McKinney communities seemed more relieved than anything else last week after hearing about plans to reduce hours at their local post offices. "You brought good news," McKinney resident Tommie Gooch told USPS...
  • Chronology of 2001 anthrax events

    Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
  • Stamp of disapproval

     
    U.S. Postmaster General Anthony Frank, when pressed at a recent news conference about the appropriateness of Olympic sponsorship, complained that no one has criticized other corporate sponsors such as McDonald's for its financial involvement in the games....
  • Postal worker accused of choking 11-year-old girl is charged

     
    The U.S. Postal Service worker accused of chasing and choking an 11-year-old girl after she laughed at him for accidentally entering a women's restroom at Commerce Park was charged Wednesday, prosecutors said....
  • Fullerton coach, fiance died of multiple gunshot wounds

     
    A college basketball coach and her fiance who were found shot to death in the parking garage of their Irvine condominium complex Sunday night each died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Orange County coroner's office reported Wednesday. Autopsies have been....