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Former Postmaster Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

BOSTON – The former Postmaster of the U.S. Postal Service Post Offices in Blackstone and Jefferson, Mass., pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Worcester ...
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Postal worker that faked Cancer pleads guilty

Denver, Colo.–A postal worker who faked cancer to avoid going to work won’t have to worry about coming to work anymore, but 60-year old Caroline ...
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USPS OIG: What is the Impact of the Postal Service Removing Out-of-Service Mail Collection Boxes?

The OIG is planning to assess the Postal Service’s processes for managing out-of-service mail collection boxes in the Great Lakes, Northeast, Pacific, Southern, and Western ...
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Broward postal worker convicted of dumping undelivered mail in the trash released from jail

Nobody knows for sure what the motive was for a Hollywood mailman convicted of dumping hundreds of pieces of mail in the trash near his ...
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Orleans Parish mail carrier seeking damages for being attacked by dogs

NEW ORLEANS – A woman is seeking damages, claiming that she was attacked by dogs while delivering mail. Rachel Linker filed a lawsuit April 12 ...
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Former KC Postal Carrier Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute PCP Through the Mail

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a former Kansas City, Mo., postal carrier ...
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APWU: Fighting for Workplace Safety

04/28/2017 - The majority of this web news article is reprinted from the "Looking Back" section of the May-June 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker. ...
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2 Men Caught on Camera Stealing Mail Out of USPS Truck in Tarzana

Authorities are investigating on Thursday after two men were caught on video stealing multiple pieces of mail from a United States Postal Service truck in Tarzana. ...
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PRC Reviews USPS 2016 Performance Goals and 2017 Performance Plan

Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its analysis of the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) fiscal year (FY) 2016 Annual ...
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Postal Service to release a first-of-its-kind stamp that changes when you touch it.

The Postal Service will soon release a first-of-its-kind stamp that changes when you touch it. The Total Solar Eclipse stamp will be issued June 20 ...
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Spammers impersonated USPS, delivered Mole ransomware in evolving campaign

The USPS spam emails would attempt to convey a sense of urgency to the recipient, using subject lines such as "IMPORTANT USPS REFUND INFO," "Major ...
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CT neighborhood must seek new way to receive mail following dog biting incident

MANCHESTER --  Several customers were notified that their mail will only be delivered to postal boxes accessible from a truck, after another postal worker was ...
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U.S. Postal Service blocks pot farm from shipping tax payment

JUNEAU, Alaska - An Alaska marijuana retailer's tax payment has been sent back to the business after the U.S. Postal Service refused to ship the ...
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Two Long Island postal workers win part of $16.3 Million lottery jackpot

Two postal workers from Long Island who have been friends for decades are among the state's newest millionaires, joining two other winners from Queens in ...
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Postal Employee’s patriotic salute goes viral

A Rochester, NY, postal employee is receiving praise on social media after he was photographed saluting the flag while making deliveries recently. City Carrier Assistant ...
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NFL Draft To Impact Some Postal Operations In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The NFL Draft in Philadelphia is affecting some postal operations in the city. The United States Postal Service, working in conjunction with ...
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U.S. Postal Service shakeup continues in Richmond, VA

The U.S. Postal Service is continuing to shake up the management of postal stations in the Richmond area as the fallout continues from a scandal ...
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Why Amazon Can’t Save the USPS

Back in 2013 and 2014, the partnership between the USPS and Amazon.com made headlines as a potential saving grace for the struggling postal service. Amazon’s Prime ...
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How To Keep ‘Public’ And ‘Service’ In Our Public Postal Service

Journalism, which is supposed to help make sense of our turbulent world, can't seem to make sense of itself. In addition to "news" (which involves ...
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USPS published a story about mail and millennials and its so wrong

USPS recently cultivated seemingly misrepresented information to develop a white paper report titled: “Still Relevant: A Look at How Millennials Respond to Direct Mail.” The ...
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