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Former East Hartford Resident Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison for Robbing USPS Employee

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that DION EDWARD THOMPSON, 40, formerly of East Hartford, and Colorado Springs, Colorado, ...
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Trial Unlikely in Fight Over Berkeley Post Office

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge seemed disinclined to order a trial in the U.S. Postal Service’s now four-year legal fight with the city of Berkeley ...
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40 USPS trucks tagged in Oakland in the last few months

OAKLAND, Calif. (Jana Katsuyama/KTVU) - U.S. Mail trucks in Oakland have been targeted by taggers in recent months, leaving the red, white and blue painted ...
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Police arrest two after finding Tulsa motel room full of USPS mail sorting bins

TULSA, Okla. - Tulsa police arrested two people accused of using fake money orders and taking part in a massive mail theft scheme. Justa Richardson ...
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Pennsylvania postal carrier waives hearing on several charges

A Franklin postal carrier accused of inappropriately touching a woman on multiple occasions and breaking into her home during a mail delivery waived his preliminary ...
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The Postal Service released its Year of the Dog stamp Jan. 11.

The Postal Service released its Year of the Dog stamp Jan. 11. The stamp is the 11th entry in the Celebrating Lunar New Year series. ...
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Trump signs bill to provide fentanyl screening equipment at borders, ports, postal facilities

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump late Wednesday signed a bill to provide more money and equipment for detecting imported fentanyl, an addictive and deadly synthetic ...
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Queens Residents Say Mail’s Been MIA Since Last Week’s Snowstorm

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Frustrated residents in Queens say they haven’t received any letters, packages, or medicine for over a week. Rob Fahn was elated to ...
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Mail inspectors are finding drugs in 880 percent more packages this year

United States Postal Service inspections are finding more drugs in parcels than ever before, according to USPS spokesman David Van Allen. Between 2016 and 2017, ...
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APWU Warns that Voluntary Early Retirement has Potential Side Effects

01/11/2018 - The Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) recently announced for eligible Clerk Craft employees by the Postal Service has generated many questions from the members of the APWU. The ...
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U.S. Must Pay Postal Worker $21,000 for Slip-and-Fall Injury

A postal worker who slipped on a wet stairway at a post office and sustained a torn ligament will be paid $21,000 by the government. ...
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Hatch Act’s social media guidelines explained

You’ve heard of the Hatch Act, but how much do you know about it? If you’re unfamiliar with the law, here’s a quick primer — ...
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Investigators found 40-pounds of pot in Kan. mailman’s postal vehicle

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A former Kansas postal worker was sentenced Tuesday to five years on federal probation for smuggling marijuana through the mail, according ...
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The Postal Service: A service Americans should appreciate

A good deal of misinformation circulates about the U.S. Postal Service; some unfortunately contained in two Jan. 2 commentary pieces published on these pages. I ...
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Postal worker discovers ‘community gun’ in Cincinnati mailbox

CINCINNATI — A handgun found in a mailbox is believed to be a community gun, according to Cincinnati police. "They leave them there knowing that ...
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Mail carrier seeks summary judgment in trip, fall suit

Morgan argues that she filed her complaint in May 2016 and served the defendants in June 2016. Approximately 18 months have passed and the defendants ...
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MOU Designates Official Start Day for Newly Hired PSE Clerks

01/09/2018 - On Jan. 5, the APWU and USPS signed a Memorandum of Understanding Re: Clerk Craft PSE Hiring and One Day Break. The new MOU designates Saturday, ...
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The list: 4 stamp offerings that celebrate MLK

Here are four stamp offerings that honor Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader whose birthday will be observed Monday, Jan. 15: 1. Black ...
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Police release photo of vehicle involved in Norwich hit-and-run of a Postal worker

NORWICH, CT (WFSB) - Police have released a photo of the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a United States Postal worker in Norwich ...
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NALC response to White House tweet on the Postal Service

While it is clear that the intended target was Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos (who is also owner of The Washington Post), what is less clear is ...
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