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Postal service to deliver Sundays to some Palm Beach Co. cities

Starting Nov. 30 , the U.S. Postal Service said it will deliver on Sundays to more than a dozen cities in Palm Beach County.

“During the holidays, we’re raising the bar with enhanced tracking and Sunday delivery providing excellent service and reliability that only Santa can compete with,” District Manager Jeffery A. 57 more words


Americans Actually Love the Post Office

Complaining about the post office is an American pastime, like griping about Congress, or whining about the DMV. Who, in their right mind, actually likes dealing with the post office? 366 more words

What Will First Woman Postmaster General Bring to the USPS?

In February, Megan J. Brennan, U.S. Postal Service chief operating officer and longtime postal employee becomes the nation’s first female Postmaster General, replacing the retiring Patrick Donahoe. 389 more words

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USPS OIG -- Guiding Principles for a New Universal Service Obligation

Guiding Principles for a New Universal Service Obligation
Source: U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General

The U.S. Postal Service’s universal service obligation (USO), which establishes what mail services the Postal Service must provide, lacks a clear, comprehensive definition.

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Business And Economics

How Amazon Could Save the Post Office's Holidays

This week, the U.S. Postal Service is launching 7-day holiday delivery service for the first time, allowing procrastinating gift-givers extra time to get their packages in the mail. 662 more words

State Department Shuts Down Unclassified Email System Over Hacker Attack

The U.S. State Department disabled its entire unclassified email system on Friday in the face of a cyberattack, a senior official said.

Technicians are working to repair the potential damage caused to the system by hackers and the State Department is expected to address the closure early this week once those repairs are made, the Associated Press reports. 72 more words

Stabenow Joins Protests Over USPS Mail Center Closings

LANSING (AP) – Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow joined about 40 people protesting the planned closing of a Lansing mail processing center.

MLive.com reports Stabenow spoke Friday outside the Capitol to a group that included workers and labor leaders. 110 more words