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  • A box of mini Oreos for some of America's smallest towns

    A box of mini Oreos for some of America's smallest towns
    On Monday, tiny packages will be shipped to the Village of Palmer, Ill., population 229, to celebrate its small-town status. As one of the most petite places to live in the state, Palmer residents were chosen to receive free pint-sized packages of...
  • LAPD sergeant's daughter faces prison for trying to conceal fatal crash

    LAPD sergeant's daughter faces prison for trying to conceal fatal crash
    A Los Angeles police sergeant's daughter faces two years in prison for trying to cover up a fatal hit-and-run collision with a bicyclist in Gardena, officials said. Vanessa Marie Yanez, 23, pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor vehicular...
  • South Florida man preyed on timeshare owners, feds say

    South Florida man preyed on timeshare owners, feds say
    When several timeshare owners received phone calls offering them compensation from a man who claimed to be the chief of the U.S. Department of Justice's fraud section, it seemed like a windfall. But there was a catch. The caller said that if they did...
  • Officials Say Reduced Hours Coming For Poquonock Post Office

    Officials Say Reduced Hours Coming For Poquonock Post Office
    WINDSOR — About 24 Poquonock residents met with postal officials Wednesday to learn the results of a recent survey and discuss the future of their village post office. The U.S. Postal Service had sought comments from its Poquonock customers...
  • WWII love letters finally arrive in Chicago

     WWII love letters finally arrive in Chicago
    Entrusting deep feelings to a flimsy envelope and an 8-cent stamp is an act of faith. But that's exactly what A.L. Fragakis did in 1945 when he was in the Navy and mailed two letters to his sweetheart back home in Chicago. Almost 70 years later, those...
  • Public Hearing Scheduled At Poquonock Fire House

    The United States Postal Service has scheduled a public hearing Wednesday, beginning at 1 p.m., at the Poquonock Fire House. The purpose of the hearing is to present the results of a recent survey of postal customers utilizing the Poquonock Post Office....
  • Yellow fever terrified region 115 years ago

    No one who saw the front page of the Aug. 1, 1899, Daily Press had to think twice about the potentially lethal news of yellow fever at the Old Soldiers' Home in Hampton. "A DREADED VISITOR," the lead headline intoned, underscoring the awful power of the...
  • Convention No. 1 for Allentown

    Convention No. 1 for Allentown
    Signaling confidence in Allentown's ongoing renaissance, the Pennsylvania Municipal League plans to hold its annual convention in Allentown next year for the first time in 25 years... Controversy is brewing over the sale of the company led by Air...
  • Netflix cuts costs by ending Saturday DVD shipments

    Netflix has quietly stopped sending Saturday shipments to customers of its DVD subscription service, a move that could save the company 10% annually on shipping costs, one analyst estimates. Last year the U.S. Postal Service considered ending Saturday...
  • Police: Drunken postal worker flipped mail truck

    A U.S. Postal Service driver has been charged with DUI after crashing her mail truck Tuesday afternoon near Philadelphia. State police said 58-year-old Deborah Reynolds lost control of the USPS truck around 4:45 p.m. The truck crashed into the berm of...
  • Postal Service Raising Fees For P.O. Boxes In Connecticut

    WASHINGTON —The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will raise fees on thousands of post office boxes rented to individuals and businesses in Connecticut, starting next month. The U.S. Postal Service, in a notice that will be posted in the Federal...