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USPS OIG: Unscheduled leave in Triboro and Los Angeles Districts

Background The U.S. Postal Service categorizes unscheduled leave as any absence from work that is not requested or approved in advance. Unscheduled leave could contribute ...
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Five juveniles accused of shooting postal worker with BB gun

NEDROW, N.Y. —  Five juveniles are facing charges after allegedly shooting a postal worker with a BB gun. The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office says the ...
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Postal carrier ejected from delivery vehicle after collision with trash truck

Tecumseh MI - A postal carrier with the Tecumseh Post Office was ejected from a delivery vehicle Thursday afternoon, August 17, after a collision with ...
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USPS Publication 52 Revision: New Mailing Standards for Lithium Batteries

Effective August 17, 2017, the Postal Service™ is revising Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail, in various sections to provide new mailing standards for mailpieces ...
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Startup initiatives from Down Under may offer inspiration to the failing US Postal Service

What it could do, instead, is look to innovation as a way to boost its flagging bottom line… and one place it could find inspiration ...
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Post office says donated plants can stay but no more will be accepted

Calling the decision to stop the project “emblematic of the disconnect” between the federal government and local communities, selectman Melinda Loberg, who crafted the letter ...
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Age doesn’t slow mail for Brunswick man

BRUNSWICK, GA. | Neither snow nor rain, nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.  Add ...
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Thefts reported from at least 5 U.S. Postal Service trucks in Chicago

A string of thefts hit U.S. Postal Service trucks last week on the Southwest Side. At least five times, people went into the trucks and ...
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The science behind the color-changing solar eclipse U.S. postage stamps? Fat magic.

Put your finger on the black spot on the new U.S. postage stamp and the darkness vanishes to reveal an image of the full moon. ...
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Excessive post office heat frustrates workers, customers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Air conditioning problems at a post office on Sunbeam Road in Mandarin have customers and federal employees heated. A clerk, who asked ...
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Central Florida customers cry foul over Amazon delivery mistakes

WINTER PARK, Fla. - Richard Hornsby expected to find a toy for his son purchased and shipped for free thanks to his Amazon Prime subscription at his home ...
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Postal Inspector posing as mail carrier catches meth dealer

A New Orleans methamphetamine dealer, who accepted parcels containing drugs from a postal inspector posing as a mail carrier, was sentenced Wednesday (Aug. 16) to ...
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Indiana postal workers win drawing to spend the day at their district office

More three dozen Postal Service workers recently experienced a day in the life of their district leaders. The 45 Greater Indiana District employees were selected ...
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Time to unburden Postal Service

It seems the Postal Service is going to ask for another increase in the price of stamps in the near future. But before you think ...
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New USPS system to detect postage due on packages

The Postal Service has introduced Automated Package Verification (APV), a system to detect postage due on parcels with postage paid via a PC Postage or ...
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Post Offices in Oregon and southern Washington are offering special postmarks for the eclipse

Post Offices in the path of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse are gearing up for the historic event. The eclipse will produce a 70-mile ...
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Nonprofit Mailers Aren’t Happy that the letter carriers got a raise

On August 7, the National Association of Letter Carriers announced that they had ratified a labor agreement with the U.S. Postal Service. And the vote ...
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Investigation into missing stamp stock at Kirksville MO Post Office

Kirksville’s postmaster has been placed on administrative leave and the Post Office’s Office of the Inspector General is conducting an investigation into missing stamp stock ...
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USPS issues solicitation for Cargo Vans to add to the USPS Fleet

Synopsis: Added: Jul 24, 2017 5:48 pm The United States Postal Service is issuing Solicitation 3D-17-A-0140 for the purchase of Cargo Vans.  The RFP will identify ...
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Postal worker, 3 others charged in $100K money order scheme

CAMDEN -- Federal authorities have charged a U.S. Postal Service employee and three others in a $100,000 scheme involving stolen blank money orders. Marc Saunders, 39, ...
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