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  • Postal Service criticized for favoring pop culture on stamps

    Postal Service criticized for favoring pop culture on stamps
    Harry Potter, Elvis and Bugs Bunny share one thing in common: Traditional stamp collectors are no fans. Some philatelists say the committee that helps the postmaster general pick new stamps is favoring pop celebrities and fictional characters over...
  • 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...
  • Double voting? Not necessarily [Editorial]

    Double voting? Not necessarily  [Editorial]
    The recent report by Election Integrity Maryland that there may be as many as 164 individuals who voted in both Maryland and Virginia in the 2012 election hasn't exactly caused the Maryland Board of Elections to press the panic button. There's a reason...
  • Lake Mary credit-union robber remains on the loose, police say

    Lake Mary credit-union robber remains on the loose, police say
    A credit union robber is on the loose after a heist in Lake Mary this morning. A man got away with an undisclosed amount of cash this morning during a robbery at the Central Florida Postal Credit Union. It is located in the U.S. Post Office distribution...
  • 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....
  • Prominent L.A. developer to build unconventional office at Playa Vista

    Prominent L.A. developer to build unconventional office at Playa Vista
    Robert F. Maguire III, a prominent developer who helped shape L.A.'s skyline in the 1980s and '90s, is back. Maguire led development of several of the city's best-known office buildings including U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest structure in Southern...
  • Blumenthal, Murphy Call For Moratorium On Closing Mail Centers

    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy Wednesday called on the U.S. Postal Service to hold off on its cost-saving plans to close 82 mail processing plants, including the Wallingford and Stamford centers, for at least a year. At a news...
  • New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities

    New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities
    Seems like every time I take a trip to the shore, which is as often as I can during the summer, I can't resist buying a postcard, magnet or some other souvenir featuring the image of a lighthouse. Whenever I look at them, I'm reminded of the sea and the...
  • Board director has no right to conceal condo's mold problem

    Question: Does a board director of Homeowner Association "One" have the right to tell a condo owner in a completely different Homeowner Association "Two" not to let a neighbor into the unit because that neighbor is going to tell all of the other owners...
  • 20 giant footlong millipedes found in package at San Francisco airport

    20 giant footlong millipedes found in package at San Francisco airport
    A scan of a postal package at San Francisco International Airport led to the discovery of 20 footlong millipedes sent to the U.S. without proper permits, authorities said Friday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection specialists found the live millipedes...