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American taxpayers give an $18 billion gift to the post office every year

The United States Postal Service’s financial troubles have been well publicized in recent years. The worst of it came in 2012, when the USPS lost a whopping $15.9 billion dollars, followed by $4.8 billion and $5.3 billion in 2013 and 2014, respectively. 662 more words


Postal Worker Fatally Shot In East Garfield Park

CHICAGO (CBS) –A 27-year-old postal worker getting ready to head to work ends up shot dead.

Anthony Hayes was killed in his car in East Garfield Park as he was on his way to work. 291 more words


The passing scene: March 20, 2015

When a Summer Job Could Pay the Tuition by Timothy Taylor as the Conversible Economist.

When I attended college in the 1950s, any young American could earn enough working at a full-time summer job, and a part-time job during the school year, to pay tuition at a state university.  325 more words

Economy And Business

Gloucester man arrested after alleged participation in drug trafficking ring

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) — Deputies in Gloucester arrested a man for participating in a drug trafficking ring.

Investigators say 42-year-old Christopher Riley helped move marijuana through the U.S. 39 more words

Local News

2 Letter Carriers Plead Guilty to Delivering Marijuana

BALTIMORE — Two former letter carriers for the U.S. Postal Service have pleaded guilty to diverting packages of marijuana and delivering them to co-conspirators.

Forty-six-year-old Antoinette McDaniels of Windsor Mill and 26-year-old Hilary Gainey of Baltimore entered the pleas this month in federal court in Baltimore. 71 more words



“Hey, Mom. I’m on my way to yoga,” my daughter Jessica said when we skyped last week. It was 6:45 Monday morning in Hong Kong and the same time on Sunday evening in Virginia, daylight savings time. 426 more words


UPS Leads Parcel Delivery Services in Customer Experience

We recently released the 2015 Temkin Experience Ratings that ranks the customer experience of 293 companies across 20 industries based on a survey of 10,000 U.S. 287 more words

Customer Experience