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  • This story comes from a special holiday installment of StoryCorps. It's derived from a recording that comes from The Great Thanksgiving Listen. Every year, StoryCorps asks people to interview each other over the long weekend using their phones.

  • A Texas woman is accused of sending homemade bombs to President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott in 2016 that prosecutors say could have maimed or killed the two leaders.

  • Court documents said Hoskins admitted carrying the checks home in her “postal satchel” in April 2017. Hoskins also showed authorities her bank account where the checks were deposited, the documents said.

  • AMMA, W.Va. — A truck hauling U.S. Mail wrecked on Interstate 79 Friday morning in Roane County. The crash happened at just before 5 a.m. in the northbound lanes between the Amma and Wallback exits.

  • There have been hundreds of fires in Grumman LLVs, or Long Life Vehicles, around the country over the years. LLVs were designed for the United States Postal Service, the primary user of the trucks. 

  • Our objective was to determine whether travel and miscellaneous expenses of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, including external professional fees, were properly supported, reasonable, and in compliance with U.S. Postal Service and Board of Governors’ policies and procedures.

  • Eligible PO Box customers can now digitally preview their incoming mail through Informed Delivery. The free feature, which USPS introduced nationally this year, allows users to interact with incoming mail and manage packages on a secure online dashboard.

  • ’Tis the season in which employees often participate in holiday activities while on the job, including giving and receiving gifts. Although federal ethics standards apply all year long, the USPS Ethics Office wants employees to remember that complying with these rules is especially important during the holidays.

  • WASHINGTON — Holiday mailing deadlines are fast approaching, and the United States Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 850 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day and more than 15 billion total pieces of mail this holiday season. Whether customers shop on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or both, they can relax knowing packages will arrive at their destination on time for the holidays.

  • SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 Utah) -  For three years, certain Costco customers never got their rebates that come through the mail. The Utah County attorney's office now knows why.  And so does the United States Postal Service

  • The Amazon Inc. delivery conundrum in Crested Butte is creating new challenges for the downtown post office. The online retail store is no longer using United Parcel Service (UPS) to deliver packages to people’s homes and so is utilizing the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages.

  • The Postal Service IG has launched a site collating audit recommendations since fiscal 2013, saying there are 253 open recommendations that if implemented would yield nearly $2.9 billion in savings.

  • As a result, some Danville customers don’t get mail delivered some days.  One of the most recent days, the Monday following Veterans Day, saw Danville mail carriers stop their routes due to darkness and not deliver mail to all customers.

  • Lexington police now say a postal worker attempted to detain, but did not assault, a teenage boy after the postal employee tried to stop a package theft in a Lexington neighborhood this weekend.

  • Tonight family members leaning on each other, trying to make sense of it all. It's bittersweet, they tell me. They say it is a big relief to finally get closure, but then the pain still lingers as they prepare to finally put Gayla to rest.

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2017 LLV Fires

These are stats for LLV fires so far in 2017. Keep in mind if it wasn't reported to the media, it will not be included in this list.

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