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  • California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal

    California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal
    A California House delegation led by Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) is calling on Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe to reject a recent pilot program with Staples to operate retail mail counters at 82 U.S. stores.  The pilot program, announced in...
  • The end of affirmative action

    Sometimes doctrines just vanish, once they appear as naked as the proverbial emperor in his new clothes. Something like that seems now to be happening with affirmative action. Despite all the justifications for its continuance, polling shows the public...
  • View From History: Post Office Overhaul

    View From History: Post Office Overhaul
    As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a cartoon by Hugh Haynie of the Louisville Courier-Journal.  Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all...
  • Downtown Columbia post office staying

    The U.S. Postal Service has signed a lease that will keep the post office in downtown Columbia in its current spot for five more years, a USPS spokeswoman said Thursday. The post office is on the ground floor of the American City Building, which...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ on Even Footing with 'Captain America,' 'Thor' Sequels

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • State expects heavy traffic on tax website as deadline looms

    State expects heavy traffic on tax website as deadline looms
    Still haven't filed your taxes? That makes you one of 50,000 people the Illinois Department of Revenue expects to visit its website today to complete a return before the looming April 15 deadline. Many more last-minute filers are expected to send in...
  • Last-minute tips for income tax procrastinators

    Last-minute tips for income tax procrastinators
    As Tuesday's income-tax deadline looms, experts have a word of caution for procrastinators: Filing your return at the last minute can be hazardous to your financial health. Rushing to file leaves taxpayers especially vulnerable to making math errors,...
  • Historic preservation agency seeks halt in post office sales

    Historic preservation agency seeks halt in post office sales
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has issued a report to Congress that criticizes the U.S. Postal Service's disposal of historic properties and calls for suspension of all sales until a host of recommendations are implemented....
  • Lance Armstrong's former team staff banned from cycling

    Lance Armstrong's former team staff banned from cycling
    The Lance Armstrong doping scandal continued to reverberate through cycling on Tuesday as an independent panel levied stiff penalties against three staff members from his former team. Team director Johan Bruyneel was banned from the sport for 10 years,...
  • Study says airline mergers hurt customer satisfaction scores

    A national study on customer satisfaction suggests that passenger satisfaction ratings slump after airlines undergo a merger with another carrier. The nation's top airlines received a combined score of 69 on a 1-to-100 scale, below the average scores...
  • Postal workers union to protest Staples-USPS partnership in 27 states

    Postal workers union to protest Staples-USPS partnership in 27 states
    Members of the American Postal Workers Union are launching protests Thursday in 27 states to decry a partnership between the U.S. Postal Service and office supply company Staples Inc. to run postal counters at its retail stores.  The agreement between...