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Expand Dodd-Frank, Allow USPS to Offer Banking Services, Dems Say

Issues affecting credit union will get tangled up in the drafting of the Democratic national party platform. A July 1 draft of the party platform ...
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The Postal Service reminds employees that assistance is available in times of crisis

The Postal Service reminds employees that assistance is available in times of crisis. The Postal Employees’ Relief Fund (PERF) helps employees and retirees whose homes ...
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TSP’s winning streak is over

TSP’s three-month winning streak is over. Most funds posted negative returns in June, although the G, F, C and Lifecycle Income funds managed to stay ...
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The first woman to be the US postmaster general got her start delivering mail 30 years ago

Megan Brennan is the head of the largest postal organization in the world. She is also the first woman to hold the position, and one ...
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Package stealing crook’s so calm and cool — she’s even having a cigarette as she commits her crime

You know what bugs me the most about this lowlife thief Seattle police are hoping you can help identify? Just how calm and cool she ...
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CO Postal worker sentenced to life for murdering his wife who was also a postal worker

A 48-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering his wife last year at their Thornton home. The ...
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OR Postmaster Charged With Felony Grooming

A 48-year-old Peotone man has been charged with two counts of felony grooming. Samuel Burks was arrested on Friday evening by the Will County Sheriff’s ...
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Fatal 4-car accident involves mail truck

Channel 2’s Tyisha Fernandes spoke to a man who lives in a home nearby. He was outside when he said he saw a gold car ...
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Mail carrier wants protection from mosquitos

"For letter carriers who deliver out in this, this is our office, and we are constantly being bitten by mosquitoes and there is a possibility ...
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USPS Chief Information Security Officer retires after 21 years of service

Randy S. Miskanic, chief information security officer and Digital Solutions vice president, retired June 30 after 21 years with the Postal Service. Miskanic began his ...
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Grammy Award maker sings Postal Service’s praises

Although John Billings’ work is coveted by the biggest names in the music industry, his favorite performer is the Postal Service. Billings owns a company ...
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West Virginia floods affect Post Offices, employees

Twenty-six Post Offices were damaged — some severely — after the recent devastating floods across West Virginia. Employees worked together to salvage equipment and safeguard ...
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Washington mailbox receives love letters

There’s a mailbox on a rural highway on Whidbey Island, WA, where lovers are pouring out their hearts. The pink box marked “Love Letters Only” ...
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USPS OIG: Approved Shippers Pricing and Customer Service

What the OIG Found Approved shippers did not always charge the correct postage when accepting Postal Service mail, and they need to improve their customer ...
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USPS OIG: Electronic Media Disposal

What the OIG Found We found that management did not have an effective disposal process for IT electronic media. The Asset Management and IT groups ...
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US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 28% decline in postal jobs by 2024

Thanks in part to automated mail-sorting systems, postal workers may be out of a job in the not-so-distant future. By 2024, the US Bureau of ...
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Brooklyn Bedford-Stuyvesant Post Office Is Worst in America, Residents Say

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Wrongly delivered mail, long waits and lost packages are making Bed-Stuy post offices the worst in America, residents said. Service at the Shirley A. ...
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UPS expanding US smart locker network

UPS is expanding its smart locker programme in the US from nine locations in Chicago to 300 locations nationwide. The UPS Access Point lockers will ...
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APWU 480-481 Local Takes Stand Against Hostile Work Environment

07/01/2016 - APWU members at the Metroplex Mail Processing and Distribution Center in suburban Detroit are taking a stand against an extremely hostile work environment. ...
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Retiring mail carrier honored by Upper Arlington neighbors

Jim Dreger has walked up and down Carron Drive for 29 years. It’s his business to stop at every house and, after decades, the people ...
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