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Australia or Bust

This is a story about the day we mailed my best friend’s little sister to Australia.  The following account is mostly true except for the parts that are a little fuzzy in my memory so I fabricated them slightly to keep the story from falling apart. 545 more words


Postal Service Steps Up Security After Rash Of Delivery Truck Robberies

CHICAGO (CBS) — A recent rash of robberies targeting delivery truck drivers has caught the attention of the U.S. Postal Service.

On Thursday, a robber stole an Amazon delivery truck at gunpoint in the Bridgeport neighborhood, as the driver was returning to the vehicle after dropping off a package. 141 more words


USPS To Stop Offering Services At Staples

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NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. Postal Service will no longer be offering its services at Staples stores across the country. 211 more words


Postal Service Apology: 6 Canaries Sent By Mail Arrive Dead

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GRANT, Ala. (AP) – U.S. Postal Service officials say they’ve apologized to an Alabama woman who says her package of six live canaries arrived, but the birds were crushed and dead. 118 more words


US Postal Service will increase staff to address delays in Berkeley mail delivery

Originally published on October 31, 2016 for The Daily Californian

North Berkeley resident Mimi Mugler was in her living room at 1:30 a.m. when she heard some noise on her porch and opened the door to see her mailman standing there. 493 more words


U.S. Postal Service Hard At Work To Deliver Your Holiday Wishes

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Handling millions of packages and letters is a monumental task for the U.S. Postal Service.

CBS2’s Andrea Grymes visited the Brooklyn Processing and Distribution Center in East New York to see what its busiest week of the year looks like. 284 more words


A U.S. Mail Delivery Story

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Here’s a fun and unusual story in time for the Holidays. Beginning around 1950 the United States Postal Service began testing three-wheeled vehicles for delivering mail. 236 more words