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  • John Lennon, Steve Jobs and more to be featured on US stamps

    During the next few years the U.S. Postal Service will be releasing several pop culture-related stamps featuring icons like John Lennon, Steve Jobs and even Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Washington Post is reporting. None of the stamp designs have...
  • Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants

    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. Though...
  • Lawmakers take another look at military retiree cut

    Facing a backlash from veterans, lawmakers in both parties — including several in Maryland — are reconsidering a cut to military retiree pensions that they approved last month as part of a rare bipartisan budget agreement. Several proposals...
  • Two men accused of stealing U.S. mail in San Bernardino County

    Two men accused of stealing U.S. mail in San Bernardino County
    Two men were arrested on suspicion of stealing hundreds of U.S. mail items including checks that were left at post office drop-off boxes in San Bernardino County, law enforcement authorities said Monday. The men were on probation and had outstanding...
  • Postal uniform company thrives in shrinking market

    Postal uniform company thrives in shrinking market
    The U.S. Postal Service has been going through turbulent times in recent years, but postal uniform maker AME’s Uniforms in Fort Lauderdale had its best year ever in 2013. “Our business is picking up steam even in a shrinking industry,”...
  • Crime: Window broken at La Cañada United Methodist Church

    La Cañada Flintridge Dec. 20-21 Attempted burglary: 1600 block of Earlmont Avenue, before 9 a.m. on Dec. 21. Small holes found in kitchen window on residential property. Dec. 24 Theft: 4000 block of Oak Grove Drive, between 10 and 10:15 a.m. A high...
  • Automatic renewal can perpetuate a management problem

    Question: I'm on the board of our homeowners association and was shocked when our management company's contract was supposed to terminate, but they stayed on! We wanted to get rid of them but learned too late that the company had what is called an...
  • 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...