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  • Postal union workers to protest at Staples in Loop

    Postal union workers to protest at Staples in Loop
    A long-simmering feud between the U.S. Postal Service and organized labor will hit the streets of downtown Chicago today as the American Postal Workers Union protests what it calls the outsourcing of its jobs to private industry. The object of the...
  • Kevin Hunt: Where's My Mail? She Blames USPS For Change-Of-Address Changeup

    Kevin Hunt: Where's My Mail? She Blames USPS For Change-Of-Address Changeup
    A change-of-address form at the local post office and missing mail left a Groton woman wondering, "Is It Just Me?" (She must have known that no question is too small for The Bottom Line.) Q: "I moved from an old house in Old Lyme to a condo in Groton...
  • Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding

    Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding
    Congress returns to work Monday facing a tight deadline to fund highway and road projects across the country, an election-year scramble that has injected uncertainty into state and local construction plans at the start of the summer driving season....
  • Scammers posing as Treasury officials who threaten arrest if not paid

     Scammers posing as Treasury officials who threaten arrest if not paid
    Doris Teno, of Rockford, admits panicking when she recently took a call from someone claiming to be with the Treasury Department who complained that she and her husband hadn't properly filed their taxes for 2010. He told her she had to pay him $1,000 or...
  • 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...
  • A temporary patch [Editorial]

    A temporary patch  [Editorial]
    In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...
  • If you changed your address with an online service accused of deception, some change may be coming your way

     
    Two state attorneys general have reached nationwide settlements with an online address changing service to settle accusations that it deceived customers. Thousands of customers of change-my-address.com/change-of-address.us will receive refunds from a $3...
  • Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws; Sentencing Dec. 12

    Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws; Sentencing Dec. 12
    NEW HAVEN — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, a political rising star who crashed a decade ago in a corruption scandal, fell again Friday when a jury in federal court found him guilty in a low-rent scheme to collect secret paychecks from rich...
  • Annapolis artist puts his stamp on the Battle of Baltimore

    Annapolis artist puts his stamp on the Battle of Baltimore
    Exploding cannon fire lit the sky and reflected off the water as rain poured down on American soldiers struggling to defend Fort McHenry against a British attack. It was September 1814, and after the Battle of Baltimore, Francis Scott Key penned the...
  • Feds issue rule for honoring fallen employees with flag

    Feds issue rule for honoring fallen employees with flag
    Getting a flag from the federal government wouldn't have provided much consolation for the family of the U.S. Postal Service employee who was shot to death last year on his route in Prince George's County. But June Barnette, a great-uncle of Tyson...
  • 'Hooded Bandit' bank robbery suspect embezzled $122K from Postal Service: records

    'Hooded Bandit' bank robbery suspect embezzled $122K from Postal Service: records
    A man who the FBI says admitted to being the “Hooded Bandit,” responsible for eight northwest suburban bank robberies since 2011 served time in federal prison a decade ago for embezzling $122,000 from the U.S. Postal Service, according to...