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U.S. Postal Service

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  • Woman hit, critically injured by postal truck near City Hall

    Woman hit, critically injured by postal truck near City Hall
    A woman was hit and critically injured by a mail truck near City Hall this afternoon, authorities said. The woman, 51, was struck by a mail truck and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in the 100 block of West Washington Street about 4:25 p.m.,...
  • Larry Speakes dies at 74; served as President Reagan's press secretary

    Larry Speakes, who strained to mediate between a hungry press corps and a media-distrustful White House during six years as President Reagan's press secretary, has died. He was 74. Speakes died in his sleep Friday at his home in Cleveland, Miss. He...
  • Mail delivery back on track after weather delays, officials say

    Mail delivery back on track after weather delays, officials say
    A dose of polar cold kept some Chicago-area letter carriers from completing their appointed rounds last week, but the mail was back on schedule this week, a U.S. Postal Service spokesman said. Heavy snows followed by subzero temperatures Jan. 6 and 7...
  • Wheaton, Glen Ellyn police blotter: Jan. 14

    Wheaton, Glen Ellyn police blotter: Jan. 14
    The following items were taken from police reports: Wheaton Someone removed a check from a mailbox in the 600 block of S. Williston sometime between 3:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 10. Personal property, including an ID and debit card, were...
  • New Village Post Office gives customers more mailing choices in La Cañada

    New Village Post Office gives customers more mailing choices in La Cañada
    For years La Cañadans have gone to the post office, sometimes rushing to get in a last-minute request before closing time. Now, in an effort to be more accessible to postal customers, the post office has come to them. A new Village Post Office (VPO)...
  • 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...
  • Google expands test of its same-day delivery service to Southland

    Google Inc. is wading into the morass of same-day delivery pilots and programs rapidly collecting in the Southland, competing with e-commerce giants such as Amazon.com Inc. In the first expansion of a test it launched in the Bay Area in the spring,...
  • Brittany Howard's special delivery

    Brittany Howard's special delivery
    Three years ago, Brittany Howard would wake up just before sunrise five days a week, step into her uniform and work a "normal" job as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service in Athens, Ala. In the hardscrabble days before the release of...
  • Travel books: Hearst had more than a castle

    Travel books: Hearst had more than a castle
    "Hearst Ranch: Family, Land and Legacy" Abrams, $50 You can see it perched high on a hill, palm trees swaying over its red-tiled roof. Hearst Castle has been a favorite tourist spot since newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst's Hearst Corp....
  • News about Taste Unlimited's gift catalogue and house dressing

    News about Taste Unlimited's gift catalogue and house dressing
    Three announcements by Taste Unlimited are worth noting. The locally owned chain has published its Good Life Guide that featured gift items and catering options for the holidays. You can pick one up in its Newport News City Center store or browse...
  • Amazon Uses '60 Minutes' To Unveil Automated Delivery Drones

    In the future, Amazon customers may no longer need to rely on the U.S. Postal Service, FedEx or UPS to deliver their packages to their doorsteps. In an eyebrow-raising maneuver that put the future on display while audiences were waiting for "The...