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The 4 Percent Rule for TSP Explained

Many financial planners suggest beginning your withdrawals from a lump sum of money at a rate of 4% and taking inflation based increases each year.  ...
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PMG hails USPS role in digital economy

The Postal Service is a powerful engine of innovation in the modern economy, PMG Megan J. Brennan writes in a new opinion piece. “As the ...
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The list: 5 stamps featuring LGBT Americans

In honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, “The list” looks at a sampling of LGBT Americans featured on stamps. 1. Edna ...
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Postal Employee leads effort for proper flag retirement

The sight of discarded, unfolded U.S. flags stuffed in a box saddened David Hampton, an Army National Guard veteran. Hampton, a Newman Lake, WA, retail ...
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USPS OIG: Weathering Through the Weather

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds" Many Americans consider that ...
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Amazon primed for merger battle

The proposed $13.7 billion merger of Amazon and Whole Foods is primed to set off a massive lobbying effort in Washington. Amazon has been moving ...
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Mail Carrier and brother from Willoughby indicted for a conspiracy to distribute marijuana

A sister and brother from Willoughby were indicted for a conspiracy to distribute marijuana, said Acting U.S. Attorney David A. Sierleja. Natasha D. Lewis, 28, ...
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Labor Department begins monitoring opioid use by federal workers

The Department of Labor announced Tuesday that it had officially begun monitoring use of opioid prescriptions by workers under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, which ...
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USPS OIG: Global Positioning System Trailer Visibility

Background The U.S. Postal Service has spent about $7.6 million since fiscal year (FY) 2010 on its Logistics Condition Reporting System (LCRS). The system was ...
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Andrew Wyeth’s Paintings to Debut on Forever Stamps to Commemorate his birth Centennial

WHAT: First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Andrew Wyeth Forever stamps that commemorate the centennial of his birth. The event is free and open to the ...
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Denver ‘porch pirate’ caught on camera stealing packages from disabled veteran

DENVER -- "Porch pirate" crimes are on the rise in Denver and across the country. Nine-year disabled U.S. Army veteran Mike Long and his wife ...
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Mail carrier ponders what to do with mysterious letter

Someone gave Lincoln mail carrier Larry Schultz an impossible task earlier this month: Deliver this letter to Mrs. H.H. Wheeler at 1517 H St. Schultz ...
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Colorado postman’s 60-year tenure on a long, rural route filled with wonder

SOMERSET — Emory Townsend pulls his Kia Sorento off Colorado 133 near a mailbox and fills it with letters and packages, just as he has ...
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When the Mailman Unwittingly Becomes a Drug Dealer

Not long before Don Holman's son Garrett died from an overdose in February, he learned his 20-year-old had his drugs delivered directly to their Virginia ...
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Wild tenant in mobile home mail room causes no mail to be delivered

MARSHALL, Mich. - Return to sender: The message the post master in Marshall is giving residents at a mobile home park after an unwanted neighbor ...
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Man Rips Keys From USPS Worker’s Neck in Manhattan

Police are looking for a man who ripped a key lanyard from a USPS worker's neck as she made a delivery in Manhattan last month. ...
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USPS worker accused of selling pot on the job

CHICAGO -- A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier is in jail after authorities discovered he was allegedly delivering a lot more than letters and magazines ...
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Body of missing postal worker found in vehicle pulled from lake

ST. CLAIR CO., ILL. - The body of a missing woman was found in a vehicle that was pulled from a lake near the golf ...
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Local Mail Carrier Becomes Hero Again, Helps Extinguish House Fire

NATOMAS -- A house fire in Natomas was spreading Saturday afternoon from the garage of one home to the roof of the neighboring home as ...
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Video catches mail thieves in the act

SAN DIEGO – Some residents in Rancho Peñasquitos haven't been getting their mail – and it's not because of the postal service. Neighbors in the ...
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