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Postal News for Sept. 9, 2022

Strike action cancelled after the Queen's death

Unions representing Royal Mail postal workers and rail staff said that "out of respect for her service to the country and her family" they had chosen to cancel immediate strike action.

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

Citation: www.bbc.com
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Postal News for Sept. 8, 2022

Postal carrier seen dumping mail in recycling bin

At 2:55 p.m. Sept. 2, it was reported that a U.S. Postal Service employee was seen dumping a large amount of mail into a recycling bin outside Bryden Elementary School, 25501 Bryden Road. Police forwarded the matter to the U.S. Postal Inspector’s office.

Citation: www.cleveland.com
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Postal News for Sept. 8, 2022

FBI releases new details in Bronx post office robbery, offers $5,000 reward

up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in a violent Bronx post office robbery. Investigators on Wednesday released an image of the license plate on the suspect's van. The last four digits are 6615. There were also small white shoes hanging from the rear-view mirror of the van.

Citation: www.cbsnews.com
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Postal News for Sept. 8, 2022

Video - Surging crimes against postal service raise concerns about reliability ahead of November elections

Several members of the Pennsylvania Delegation participated and raised their concerns, asking questions about the mail service’s reliability.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for Sept. 8, 2022

School Patrol: U.S. Postal Service honors Hohenwald elephant sanctuary with stamp

The nonprofit animal haven will now have its own Forever Stamp. Collectors near and far came to the roll-out of the stamp to add it to their troves.

Citation: www.newschannel5.com
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Postal News for Sept. 8, 2022

Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) plan preview | Info available for new health benefits plan

USPS and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) have published online FAQs about the new Postal Service Health Benefits Program.

The program, also known as PSHB, will begin in 2025 and will provide health insurance to eligible Postal Service employees, annuitants and their eligible family members.

PSHB is a new program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. PSHB coverage will replace existing FEHB Program coverage for these groups.

The new program was established under the Postal Service Reform Act that was signed into law in April.

The first opportunity to select a PSHB plan will take place during the open season benefits enrollment period in late 2024, and coverage under the new program will begin in January 2025. Eligible participants may still enroll in the FEHB Program for the 2022, 2023 and 2024 plan years.

OPM and USPS will provide updates leading up to the 2024 PSHB open season to help ensure a smooth transition for all eligible employees and annuitants. Individuals do not need to take any immediate action regarding PSHB.

Enrollment in a PSHB plan will not disrupt enrollment in other, non-FEHB insurance and benefits programs.

The FAQs are available on LiteBlue, as well as Keeping Posted, the USPS retiree website, and will be updated as new information becomes available.

The FAQS are also available on the OPM website and will be updated there, too.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for Sept. 8, 2022

Safe spaces | Ensuring your facility, vehicles are secure

During National Preparedness Month, the Postal Service is reminding employees and contractors to help keep USPS workplaces safe and secure. Employees should always secure entry points when not in use, wear their postal photo ID badge and watch for individuals not wearing badges. To further protect workspaces

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for Sept. 7. 2022

Crook pistol-whips NYC postal worker, steals $100K from office safe

The 56-year-old worker was in front of the post office on Castle Hill Avenue near Powell Avenue in Unionport just after 7 a.m. when the suspect approached her from behind and whacked her in the head with a gun, cops said. He demanded she...

Citation: nypost.com
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Postal News for Sept. 7. 2022

Across the universe | Stamp celebrates Webb Telescope

Derry Noyes, a USPS art director, designed the stamp using an existing illustration by James Vaughan and an image provided by NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute. The main image is a digital depiction of the telescope’s makeup: a 21-foot primary mirror composed of 18 hexagon-shaped gold-coated mirrors, and a much smaller secondary mirror supported by three struts. Below those are the computers and technology that keep the telescope functioning, a solar array...

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for Sept. 7. 2022

Higher Tax Bills Are Coming for Social Security Retirees. Here's Why

More retirees who collect Social Security benefits are going to owe taxes on that retirement income this year and next compared with prior years. And the total amount of tax retirees pay on their benefits is probably going to be higher. There's a simple reason for that: surging inflation.

Citation: www.fool.com
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Postal News for Sept. 7. 2022

Worcester Postal Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Mail Theft

Kevin Dombroski, 43, of Worcester, pleaded guilty on Aug. 30, 2022 in federal court in Worcester to one count of theft of mail by an employee of the U.S. Postal Service. U.S. District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni scheduled sentencing for Jan. 19, 2023. Dombroski was initially charged by criminal complaint on Feb. 9, 2022 and subsequently charged by an Information on June 30, 2022. Dombroski was employed as Postal Service Supervisor at the Worcester Main Post Office.

Citation: www.justice.gov
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Postal News for Sept. 6, 2022

‘The Anthrax Attacks’: Documentary’s risky technique works in recalling the other terrorism scare of 2001

The Anthrax Attacks ...this time coming via the U.S. mail. If you’re old enough to remember those chaotic days, weeks and months in the fall of 2001, you’ll recall how we were made aware of the terrifyingly dangerous and often lethal powers of anthrax spores, which were detected in a number of letters mailed to various news media headquarters and government offices, resulting in the deaths of five people and infections to at least 17 others. These letters included such messages as “Death to America, Death to Israel, Allah is Great... the gripping Netflix documentary “The Anthrax Attacks,”...

Citation: suntimes.com
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Postal News for Sept. 6, 2022

One of the biggest strikes in US history is brewing at UPS. Here's what it means for you.

Contract negotiations are set to begin in the spring between UPS and the Teamsters Union ahead of their current contract's expiration at the end of July, 2023. Already, before the talks have even started, labor experts are predicting that the drivers and package handlers will go on strike. "The question is how long it will be

Citation: madison.com
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Postal News for Sept. 6, 2022

USPS flags more than 200 sites where it plans to consolidate delivery functions

USPS management, in an Aug. 12 notice to postal unions, identified more than 200 “spoke offices” that would move their delivery operations to 21 regional Sort and Delivery Centers. The consolidation plans, as announced to postal unions, will begin later this month, and will continue through February 2023. The consolidations will occur in Georgia, New York, Florida, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Texas, Michigan, Maryland, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Missouri, Kentucky, Washington, Indiana, Arkansas, Illinois and North Carolina.

Citation: federalnewsnetwork.com
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Postal News for Sept. 6, 2022

When is Royal Mail on strike this week? List of postal strikes in September and if there’s post on the dates

Postal services are being severely disrupted on Royal Mail strike dates, with the final two walkouts scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Royal Mail is continuing a series of walkouts this week which its workers have declared the “biggest strike in the UK since

Citation: inews.co.uk
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Postal News for Sept. 5, 2022

Labor Day: A Time to Celebrate America’s Workers and Unions

For more than 125 years, the United States has held the first Monday in September as an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers. It’s a time for parades and barbeques across the country — and also, a time to recognize the importance of the people whose hard work allows our society to flourish, and the unions who fight for safe working conditions, fair pay, and adequate benefits. From fighting for $15 minimum wages in cities across the country, to demanding a humane work week for labor-intensive occupations, to helping improve workplace safety for frontline workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, unions seek to strengthen the foundation for all American workers.

Citation: us-opm.medium.com
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Postal News for Sept. 5, 2022

Create a collection of Tyrannosaurus rex postmarks

TRex Official Postmark The United States Postal Service is offering 21 different pictorial postmarks featuring a Tyrannosaurus rex, including the Aug. 30 Greensboro, N.C., cancel shown nearby. Each postmark has its own take on the T. rex.

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for Sept. 5, 2022

Don't Blame Amazon, USPS, FedEx, UPS for Higher Cost ...it's 'Babbles' Biden and his anti--America Crew

Why your Amazon package could cost more next month

A 2022 Biden 'The Grinch' Christmas ...inflation that will be driving up the price of your holiday shopping. Some companies and delivery services are adding extra fees to cover the cost of getting your package where it needs to go. Amazon is among them, adding a “Holiday Peak Fulfillment Fee.” The fulfillment fee for third-party sellers that use Amazon fulfillment kicks in Oct. 15 and lasts until Jan. 14 of next year. Amazon says the average surcharge will be about 35 cents per item, though the exact amount varies by size and weight. While customers aren’t being hit with the surcharge directly, it’s another cost that may be passed on.

Citation: wgntv.com
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Postal News for Sept. 3, 2022

Unilateral Action by U.S. Postal Service to end 60 year past practice of door-to-door mail delivery raises concern

VASHON ISLAND, Wash. — The U.S. Post Office has decided to end door-to-door mail delivery for some residents living on Vashon Island, despite the residents having had that type of delivery for more than 60 years. That change has hit a nerve with Hollywood comedian, actor and Mercer Island native Joel McHale, as the curtailment will occur in areas where homes are on extremely narrow roadways, allow for limited ability for truck drivers to turn around and where postal workers say they have safety concerns. McHale told KIRO 7 that he is “confused and slightly outraged” over a rash decision that was made by the U.S. Post Office.

Citation: www.kiro7.com
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Postal News for Sept. 3, 2022

Border 32 fire temporarily closes 3 USPS locations

TECATE, Calif. – A large brush fire near the U.S.-Mexico border has temporarily closed down three United States Postal Service post offices, officials announced Friday. The Tecate, Potrero, and Dulzura post offices will be shut down due to road closures and evacuations in the area... A valid photo ID will be required in order to receive any items held...

Citation: fox5sandiego.com
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Postal News for Sept. 3, 2022

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Citation: www.mlb.com
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Postal News for Sept. 3, 2022

Smishing: Package Tracking Text Scams

Postal Service warns citizens about unsolicited mobile text messages with unfamiliar or strange web links indicating a USPS delivery requiring a response. Those who have never signed up for a USPS tracking request for a specific package should not click on the link! This type of text message is a scam called smishing.

Citation: westerniowatoday.com
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Postal News for Sept. 2, 2022

U.S. Postal investigation launched after multiple post offices hit in St. Louis County

TOWN AND COUNTRY (KMOV) - Thieves at night are going to work, and they’re not just stealing cars, now they’re stealing mail, too. Multiple post offices in St. Louis County were hit by suspects stealing mail from the blue self-serve mailboxes outside the Chesterfield and Town and Country locations in the last couple of weeks.

Citation: www.kmov.com
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Postal News for Sept. 2, 2022

Less than one month until the expiration of the 2019 contract between the NPMHU and USPS

As of now, the NPMHU has submitted nearly 100 proposals for Main Table discussion. The Postal Service Negotiations team has still to submit any more proposals than its original few. With one more Main Table session before the September 6 deadline for noneconomic proposals, both sides are planning to submit their final proposals during the next few days. Outside the Main Table sessions, members of the NPMHU Negotiations Team continue to assess and bargain issues in the critical subcommittee meetings.

Citation: www.npmhu.org
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Postal News for Sept. 2, 2022

2.4 Days on Average to Deliver a Mailpiece or Package Across Postal Network

...86.7 percent of Periodicals delivered on time against the USPS service standard, consistent with performance from the fiscal third quarter. One of the goals of Delivering for America, the Postal Service’s 10-year plan for achieving financial sustainability and service excellence, is to meet or exceed 95 percent on-time service performance for all mail

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for Sept. 2, 2022

Police: Stolen mail found in U-Haul truck after bailout in SW Miami-Dade

MDPD has not yet made any arrests. Bryan Masmela of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service told CBS4's Peter D'Oench that more than 200 pieces of mail have been recovered that were stolen from the area on Thursday. He says there has been an increase locally and nationwide in mail thefts and says U-Haul trucks have been used before in such crimes. "Unfortunately, we have seen in the past U-Haul trucks being used to canvass neighborhoods And steal mail," he said.

Citation: www.cbsnews.com
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Postal News for Sept. 2, 2022

Did you know there's a functioning 'post office' at Burning Man?

Black Rock City in Northern Nevada becomes a temporary city of 80,000 people during Burning Man, and one of the elements that make it an actual city is the post office. Yes, you can deliver mail to someone at Burning Man. And people there can mail things to one another within the temporary city.

Citation: knpr.org
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Postal News for Sept. 2, 2022

Biden to give all federal employees a pay raise but nothing for retirees

According to The Washington Post, the pay raise would impact upward of 2.1 million executive branch employees (U.S. Postal Service employees are excluded). Biden’s proposed average increase would be a 4.6% raise. “Specifically, I have determined that for 2023, the across-the-board base pay increase will be 4.1 percent and locality pay increases will average 0.5 percent, resulting in an overall average increase of 4.6 percent for civilian Federal employees, consistent with the assumption in my 2023 Budget.” wrote the President

Citation: conventionofstates.com
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Postal News for Sept. 1, 2022

Watch Biden's Socialist Nation Speech: Soul of the Nation

...the notion that the Big Guy is qualified to address America’s soul. Unless he’s going to confess how his family made millions by selling access to foreign governments and Communist oligarchs, Biden will be stuck spinning a web of fiction.Never mind that on his watch and under his policies, America has gotten more violent, more expensive and more pessimistic. The world smells weakness and when our enemies say the United States is in decline, it’s hard to argue otherwise. Yet Biden stumbles and mumbles on

Citation: nypost.com
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Postal News for Sept. 1, 2022

US Postal System Maintains Ugly Delivery Numbers

The United States Postal Service (USPS) released its delivery performance through the seventh week of its fiscal fourth quarter. It is a regular part of its reports to show that it has made progress, at least for customers. The numbers were not impressive, given the size and scope of the USPS.

Citation: 247wallst.com
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Postal News for Sept. 1, 2022

US Postal Service celebrates centennial of Peanuts cartoonist's birth with new forever stamps

The United States Postal Service (USPS) commemorates the centennial of the birth of one of the most famous cartoonists in U.S. history with Peanuts forever stamps. The famed characters were created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz

Citation: www.wtvr.com
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Postal News for Sept. 1, 2022

Postal Pulse | Managers, supervisors to share results

The overall engagement score on this year’s survey is 3.31 on a scale of 1 to 5, a decrease of 0.05 from last year’s score of 3.36... “This year’s Postal Pulse employee survey scores tell us that we need to do more to improve employee engagement... Managers and supervisors can improve employee engagement by spending one-on-one time with their employees to discuss workplace needs. USPS encourages managers and supervisors to review their survey results...

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for Sept. 1, 2022

Package with 10 pounds of methamphetamine in it stopped by postal inspectors

Agents said the 10 pounds of methamphetamine was being sent as a package through the United States Postal Service (USPS). Inspectors intercepted the package, but did not state exactly where it was stopped; however, deputies say the package was intended for 73-year-old Rayford Russell of Rainsville.

Citation: whnt.com
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Postal News for August 31, 2022

Huge Changes Coming for Postal Employees/Postal Retiree Healthcare and Medicare Part B

Postal Service Health Benefits Program (PSHB) program will replace FEHB coverage for postal employees, annuitants and eligible family members

That program will replace FEHB coverage for postal employees, annuitants and eligible family members but they “may continue to participate in the FEHB Program for the 2022, 2023, and 2024 plan years. Their current FEHB enrollment will continue unless they make any changes prior to January 2025. OPM and the Postal Service will continue to provide updates leading up to the 2024 PSHB Open Season,” it says. “The first opportunity to select a PSHB plan will take place during Open Season in late 2024. PSHB would make the same plans available and on the same coverage terms as in the FEHB but with their premiums determined separately. One major difference would be that future postal retirees would have to enroll in Medicare Part B when they become eligible, typically at age 65; current postal retirees would retain the option of not enrolling, as would current employees who are age 64 or older before the end of 2024. The PSHB will not affect the FEGLI, FEDVIP or FLTCIP insurance programs nor the flexible spending account program, the posting say.

Citation: www.fedweek.com
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Postal News for August 31, 2022

Busy Holiday Elves on four U.S. stamps Sept. 15 in North Pole, Alaska

The Fairbanks, Alaska, suburb of North Pole will host the Sept. 15 first-day ceremony for the United States Postal Service’s quartet of colorful Holiday Elves stamps. The stamps, arranged as a se-tenant (side-by-side) block of four, will be issued in double-sided panes of 20. The Postal Service refers to this format as a booklet

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for August 30, 2022

The Biden Administration and USPS Offer a First Glimpse of Postal-Only Health Benefits System

Biden administration and the U.S. Postal Service have released the first bit of information related to the upcoming shift of the mailing agency’s 600,000-person workforce onto its own benefits system, though so far few details have emerged. Current and former postal employees will continue to participate in FEHB for 2022, 2023 and 2024, but will make a new election into the postal-specific program in late 2024 during the “open season” period.

Citation: www.govexec.com
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Postal News for August 30, 2022

Employees reminded of Hatch Act prohibitions

The Hatch Act is a law that prohibits Postal Service and other federal employees from engaging in political activity while on duty, while wearing a uniform, while on federal property or while inside a federal vehicle. The Ethics Blue page has more Hatch Act resources. Employees who have questions can contact their local field law office or send an email to ethics.help@usps.gov.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for August 30, 2022

Retirees Online Applications for Holiday Temp Jobs Due Sept. 5, 2022

Time is running short for APWU retirees who are interested in temporary work as: Annuitant Holiday Clerk Assistant (HCA) Retirees have the opportunity to be rehired as temporary Annuitant Holiday Assistants again this year and work until December 30, 2022. If you are interested in working temporarily: Click How to Search & Apply for Annuitant Positions Applications are being accepted online through September 5, 2022 at www.usps.com/careers

Citation: apwu.org
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Postal News for August 30, 2022

USPS Workers Find $2.57 Million of Unused Equipment Waste

The top USPS facility to return unused items was Royal Oaks in Sacramento, CA, which found $26,102 of equipment collecting dust. Among the four US Postal Service areas, postal facilities in the southern area netted the biggest trove of equipment gold at $1.03 million returned. Participating USPS employees received gas cards, food, and other prizes based on the monetary value of the returned items. Biden signed the bipartisan Postal Reform bill into law which transformed how postal workers’ health and pension plans would be managed going forward, saving the Postal Service billions of Dollars per year.

Citation: www.eseller365.com
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Postal News for August 30, 2022

The tests performed on mailboxes and mailbox supports established justification for TxDOT to replace mailboxes and mailbox supports that are potentially dangerous to the traveling public. In the interest of motorists' safety, it is TxDOT policy to furnish and install mailbox supports, free of charge, to individuals located on state maintained highways. Standards As a result of extensive research and testing, TxDOT has developed standards which it follows when installing mailbox supports. TxDOT personnel will install the correct type of support, in an appropriate location. Reflectors are provided on the supports for added nighttime visibility of the roadside obstruction.

Citation: www.txdot.gov
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Postal News for August 29, 2022

Postal worker calls 911, helps woman escape man with knife

Christine Cambizaca described the moment she saved a woman during an assault. "That's when I knew something was wrong," she said. "She was very bruised. She was bleeding. She wanted me to help basically call 911." Cambizaca was delivering mail

Citation: www.wral.com
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Postal News for August 29, 2022

Free Covid Tests Will Soon No Longer Be Available Through the US Postal Service

A friendly PSA: If you haven’t yet ordered your free at-home Covid tests through the US Postal Service, you’ve only got a few more days to get that done. “Ordering through this program will be suspended on Friday, September 2...

Citation: www.motherjones.com
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Postal News for August 29, 2022

‘It’s a pleasure to serve the people on my route’: Swartz Creek mail carrier honored with Million Mile Award

SWARTZ CREEK, MI – Walking while on the clock and ensuring efficient mail delivery has always been the goal for Gerald Goodrich. Reaching a million miles while doing it was beyond unexpected.

Citation: www.mlive.com
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Postal News for August 29, 2022

Gov't wants to privatize Israel Postal Co. by early 2024

The state has set a timetable for the privatization of the Israel Postal Company. At a meeting earlier today, it was agreed that the privatization of the company will be completed within 16 months either towards the end of 2023, or early 2024. Completion will be subject to approvals

Citation: globes.co.il
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Postal News for August 29, 2022

During staff shortages and missing mail, the USPS is hiring local positions at $21 an hour

As calls and emails to the Seattle U.S. Postal Service went unanswered, the postal service blamed staff shortages for the delayed services.

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for August 29, 2022

Thrilling houseplant wasn’t the only oddball news from Little Rock 100 years ago

At Danville, a postal clerk found herself trying to explain to an elderly woodworker that the cartoon strip "Bringing Up Father" in the Arkansas Democrat was not about real people. "Uncle Dick" Roane wanted to mail a package to Mrs. Maggie Jiggs. Drawn by George McManus, this strip followed the marital battles of newly wealthy Irish immigrants: The wife, Maggie, often lost patience with her floozy-chasing, former hod-carrying husband, Jiggs, and beaned him with the rolling pin. Roane sympathized with Maggie. He'd made her some new rolling pins.

Citation: www.arkansasonline.com
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Postal News for August 27, 2022

Eastern Kentucky football player Marquae Kirkendoll charged with robbing postal carrier

Marquae Kirkendoll was arrested Wednesday. Former UNM player Rayshawn Boyce, who was arrested in February, was also charged in the robbery. Boyce faces an additional charge of knowingly possessing a firearm after being convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, according to the court documents.

Citation: nypost.com
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Postal News for August 27, 2022

Massport Buys Parcel Eyed for Postal Facility Relocation

Massport has acquired a South Boston property that’s been eyed for a potential replacement site for the Dorchester Avenue postal sorting facility to accommodate a potential expansion of South Station. In a 2017 agreement, the port authority said it will combine the four-acre parcel at 525 E St. with 12 adjacent acres that it already owns on Summer Street, providing enough land to relocate the 1.2 million-square-foot postal facility. Massport signed a letter of intent

Citation: bankerandtradesman.com
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Postal News for August 27, 2022

Thousands of British postal workers walk out over pay

More than 115,000 workers at Britain's Royal Mail (RMG.L) began the first of four days of strike action on Friday in a pay dispute which the postal group said was likely to cause significant disruption for customers. It is the latest in a spate of labour stoppages to hit Britain as workers demand higher wages in the face of a cost-of-living crisis, with energy bills soaring and inflation projected to exceed 13% later this year.

Citation: www.reuters.com
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Postal News for August 27, 2022

USPS Lists Hundreds of Post Offices and Other Facilities Where It Will Consolidate Operations

The impacted sites are located in Georgia, New York, Texas, Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Kentucky, Washington, North Carolina, Indiana and Arkansas. The initial consolidations are expected to begin as soon as next month. USPS Lists Hundreds of Post Offices and Other Facilities Where It Will Consolidate Operations...

Citation: www.govexec.com
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Postal News for August 27, 2022

She sprang into action to help a woman who was being beaten up. The woman had been beaten in a park nearby. Then she sprinted over to Blinkoff Court, saw Christine in her mail truck, and begged her for help. “She wanted me to help basically call 911,” said Christine. Christine let the woman in the mail truck and locked it. That’s crucial, because the man accused of beating the woman showed up. Police arrested 20-year-old Jackson Morgan and found a knife at the scene.

Citation: www.wfsb.com
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Postal News for August 26, 2022

Postal worker who died in dog attack loved her church group, gardening & Gators football

Family and loved ones on Thursday said their final goodbyes to Pamela Rock, the mail carrier who died from injuries after she was attacked by dogs while on her route in rural Putnam County.

Citation: www.news4jax.com
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Postal News for August 26, 2022

Postal Service is chasing freight brokers as the agency scrambles to slash costs

One major transporter has tried to eschew freight brokers for years: the U.S. Postal Service. The Postal Service spent nearly $10 billion moving letters and boxes in fiscal year 2021. Most of that expense is on trucks, but there are also FedEx and UPS planes, trains and even ships.

Citation: www.freightwaves.com
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Postal News for August 26, 2022

DeJoy installs 70 postmasters at convention

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy joined postmasters from around the country in St. Louis on Aug. 22 for the sixth national convention of the United Postmasters and Managers of America. DeJoy took the opportunity to address the importance of the Delivering for America plan and to administer the oath of office to 70 newly minted postmasters.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for August 26, 2022

Porch piracy enters Capitol Hill’s crosshairs

Bill would make thefts of non-Postal Service deliveries a felony

Citation: www.freightwaves.com
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Postal News for August 25, 2022

The postal service and abortion

Most women seeking abortions today now go about self-medication by ordering two pills through the mail. According to the Guttmacher Institute, medication abortion is the chosen method for women to end a pregnancy in more than 54 percent of all abortions. The FDA allows its ingestion up to 10 weeks into a pregnancy. (The World Health Organization has concluded that it is safe up to 12 weeks.) But how secure is the mail? According to federal law, interfering with it may lead to a fine of $250,000 or up to five years’ imprisonment or both. Anyone convicted under...

Citation: www.mvtimes.com
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Postal News for August 25, 2022

Not getting your mail in the Berkshires? You're not alone

The job website, Indeed, says the average annual salary for mail carriers in Massachusetts — at $42,837 — is 21 percent lower than the national average. The postal service's mail carrier job in the Berkshires pays $19.50 an hour.

Citation: www.berkshireeagle.com
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Postal News for August 25, 2022

Cincinnati-area residents out millions as mail theft surges; local checks being sold online

WLWT tracked down local owners of checks posted on the dark web for sale. One of them, Nancy Brun who lives in Bellevue, said the situation left her feeling ill.

Citation: www.wlwt.com
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Postal News for August 25, 2022

Overseas Mail Privileges for Military Retirees Will Continue While Pentagon Reviews Policy

Military mail service has continued for retirees living overseas while the Pentagon conducts a legal analysis and policy review of the benefit for all non-active duty patrons of the Military Postal Service.

Citation: www.military.com
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Postal News for August 25, 2022

U.S. 1992 Stock Exchange Invert block up for bids in Sept. 13-14 Cherrystone sale

One of the more eye-catching items is an unusual error of a U.S. 29¢ stamp issued in 1992 to recognize the bicentennial of the New York Stock Exchange. The stamp was intended to look like a tiny stock certificate.

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for August 24, 2022

USPS News Link | Postal news and information

Casting call: Take 2 | Auditions remain open for holiday ads

The audition is open to all employees. No prior acting experience is required. Note that while the advertising team is presently focusing on the holidays, there is a year-round need for postal employees to serve as representatives of USPS in a variety of campaigns. For that reason, the USPS 2022 Employee Casting website will now be accessible year-round. Employee submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The website has instructions on creating and submitting videos. Employees who have trouble accessing the site from a postal computer should try using a personal device or a personal computer.

Citation: USPS News Link
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Postal News for August 24, 2022

Mail Carriers should look professional and this carrier exemplifies that long gone professionalism.

This dapper mail carrier is turning heads ... and melting hearts

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hawaii native is delivering more than just mail in Chicago. His love for fashion and postal service history is bringing joy to nostalgic neighbors. Every morning, Kalani Han irons creases into his U.S. Postal Service uniform and shines his shoes. The finishing touch is the skinny tie.

Citation: www.hawaiinewsnow.com
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Postal News for August 24, 2022

Christian Postal Worker Who Says He Was ‘Forced to Surrender’ His Job Rather Than Work on Sundays Asks SCOTUS to Step in

A postal worker who asked for a religious accommodation to have every Sunday off is now asking the Supreme Court to review his case. Former postal worker Gerald E. Groff is an Evangelical Christian and Sunday Sabbath observer. ...conflicted with Groff’s religious practice, he requested special accommodation

Citation: lawandcrime.com
Religious accommodation vs USPS anti-Christian actions
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Postal News for August 24, 2022

10th Circuit says Fort Collins postal worker may not sue union for false information

Hickey then turned to the union, alleging NALC had committed negligence under Colorado law with its leaders' incorrect advice.

Citation: denvergazette.com
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Postal News for August 24, 2022

U.S. Postal Service releases stamps featuring NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuaries

What travels around the world but stays in one corner? With the U.S. Postal Service releasing 16 new National Marine Sanctuaries Forever® stamps, you don’t need to travel the world to appreciate America’s most spectacular marine places.

Citation: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration | U.S. Department of Commerce
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Postal News for August 24, 2022

U.S. Postal Service can't lick inflation, seeks to hike stamp prices again

Surging inflation will prompt the U.S. Postal Service to seek higher prices for stamps and other services in January, just five months after its recent hike, as it continues to lose money. USPS raised prices in July by about 6.5%

Citation: www.reuters.com
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Postal News for August 24, 2022

Mail Handlers Union | Arbitrator Brent Rules on Subcontracting of Kansas City Surface Transfer Center (STC)

We are extremely pleased to announce that the NPMHU has prevailed in National arbitration concerning the Postal Service’s decision to subcontract Mail Handler work at the Kansas City Surface Transportation Center or STC. A copy of the decision is attached. The award also should apply to several other STCs that have been subcontracted, and favorably interprets several prior National awards under Article 32 and related contract provisions. This case began in August 2019, when the Postal Service first notified the NPMHU at the National level that the Postal Service had decided to subcontract all mail handler work at the Kansas City STC, scheduled for opening and staffing in September 2019.

Citation: www.npmhu.org
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Postal News for August 23, 2022

postal carrier in critical condition after being attacked by pack of dogs after car breaks down on rural road

rural postal carrier remained at a trauma center in Gainesville on Monday after being attacked by five dogs after her vehicle broke down. It happened Sunday afternoon in the Interlachen... Witnesses told deputies they heard a woman screaming for help and when they went outside they saw her on the ground with five dogs attacking, the news release states. Several neighbors rushed to help by attempting to pull the dogs off of her and one neighbor shot a rifle into the ground to scare the animals

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for August 23, 2022

Effectiveness of the Postal Service’s state of cybersecurity

its state of cybersecurity lacks maturity, which limits its ability to fully understand its risk exposure and protect the agency from cyberattack. Specifically, we found the Postal Service did not establish a cybersecurity [redacted] in accordance with agency guidance. We observed that the CISO could not perform [redacted] because they did not have the necessary tools. We also found that formal risk acceptance [redacted] of exceptions was not always conducted in accordance with policy. We further observed applications could operate in [redacted] application owners did not always provide access support for [redacted], and cybersecurity mitigation plans were not consistently managed. This occurred because, although CISO identifies and informs stakeholders of instances of noncompliance, there were no practices to compel compliance. Effectiveness of the Postal Service’s state of cybersecurityRead full report

Citation: www.uspsoig.gov
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Postal News for August 23, 2022

“Ridiculous” stress on USPS contractors closed a Colorado town’s post office. Now, residents drive 60 miles for mail.

The 2,500 residents of the town find themselves without a local post office after its contracted business owners quit, citing lack of support. But in recent months two business owners quit, one after the other, citing lack of supplies, training and support from the U.S. Postal Service. Colorado City resident George Grablauskas relies on regular USPS delivery for his medical prescriptions. He also says the Post Office has lost other pieces of his mail.

Citation: coloradosun.com
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Postal News for August 23, 2022

Who is running this incompetent USPS facility?

Mail-in ballots from 2020 discovered in Baltimore USPS facility

Baltimore City voters just received their mail-in ballots from 2020. The Baltimore City Board of Elections is now trying to understand how this happened. Mail-in ballots are supposed to be prioritized, but for a block of homes in Southeast Baltimore theirs came nearly two years after they were supposed to be delivered. “I received my 2020 General Election ballot on August 6, 2022,” said Nick Frisone

Citation: www.wmar2news.com
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Postal News for August 23, 2022

Federal Duck Stamp Required Sept. 1

A federal duck stamp is required for waterfowl hunters 16 and older beginning Sept. 1. Waterfowl includes ducks, geese, swans, mergansers and coots. This year’s 2022-23 federal duck stamp is available for electronic purchase through the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov, or at license vendors registered with the department’s licensing system. Physical stamps are not available at North Dakota license vendors but can still be purchased at many U.S. Postal Service offices.

Citation: kfgo.com
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Postal News for August 20, 2022

U.S. Postal Service to conduct 'hiring blitz' in San Bernardino and Riverside counties

U.S. Postal Service’s plan to improve service and return to financial sustainability, several post offices in San Bernardino and Riverside counties will participate in a one-day "hiring blitz." The USPS will conduct on-site hiring events for mail carriers and clerks from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Coachella Valley locations including Cathedral City, Indio, Palm Desert, Palm Springs and La Quinta at 79125 Corporate Center Drive. Other sites are Beaumont, Colton, Hemet, Lake Elsinore, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Redlands, Rialto, Riverside Main, Temecula, Yucaipa, San Bernardino on Fifth Street, and Sun City on Cherry Hills Boulevard.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for August 20, 2022

The mail must go through — and it has since 1816 at the oldest post office still operating

It’s the oldest continuously operating post office in the United States. And it looks it. Sturdy. Durable. Reliable. Part museum piece and part local switchboard, the Hinsdale Post Office has been faithfully delivering utility bills and postcards, catalogues and love letters for 206 years now.

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for August 20, 2022

A conversation with Grand Island Postmaster Joshua Stewart

What motivated you to work in the post office? Retirement benefits is what drew me to it

Citation: www.wnypapers.com
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Postal News for August 19, 2022

Postal Service no longer plans to close Tucson's Cherrybell center

“I am happy about the suspension of the consolidation study,” said U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva. “Now, we will look at the modernization plan for our (Cherrybell) facility. Postal Service officials did not answer email questions or comment further on the modernization plan, and its effects on Cherrybell.

Citation: tucson.com
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Postal News for August 19, 2022

Postal Worker says he's lucky after car hit by falling metal at Seaport construction site

Police are investigating after a piece of metal and landed on a postal worker and his car as he drove by a construction site in Boston's Seaport District. Ujjal Saud said he is still in the hospital with a neck brace and cut on his nose.

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for August 19, 2022

Pennsylvania 'Oddities' Collector Arrested For Allegedly Buying Stolen Human Remains Online

Police further learned the deal between Pauley and Scott was struck via Facebook and the latter shipped the items through the United States Postal Service. Deputies halted the USPS shipment in Scranton, New York Daily News reported. Cops received a call about a man allegedly buying human body parts on the social media platform on June 14. Later, on July 8, a person called the police and notified them about discovering five buckets of human organs and skin in a basement.

Citation: www.ibtimes.com
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Postal News for August 19, 2022

Local Post Office letter carrier honored with hero award

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Post Office is going to honor a local Colorado Springs letter carrier Kimberly "Smitty" Smith for his heroic deeds in saving a young girl in June. The Postal Service will be presenting Smith with the Postmaster General Hero award, this is an award given out by the postal service in recognizing postal heroes for heroic acts. ...proceeded to begin CPR on the young girl and made sure that 911 had been called.

Citation: www.koaa.com
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Postal News for August 19, 2022

Oshkosh Defense sent a big contract to the non-union South

South Carolina’s incentives include a $9 million grant, plus a locally-approved 40-year property tax break. Elected officials in Wisconsin have been careful not to directly criticize the company. “My fear is that we try to stop this — hold it up — and at the end of the day, we lose the contract entirely,” Winnebago County Executive Jon Doemel said. According to a redacted copy of the 73-page postal truck contract obtained by Wisconsin Watch, the only provision relating to pay is a requirement to offer at least the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. In Oshkosh, union members start at $15.99 an hour

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for August 18, 2022

Fatality accident involving postal worker

The Washington State Patrol tells KXRO that a USPS mail truck was found over an embankment this morning with the male driver deceased. According to WSP, it is not known how long the vehicle was in the ditch... The driver, approximately 25-years-old, was found under packages and mail inside the vehicle.

Citation: www.kxro.com
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Postal News for August 18, 2022

Fire destroys Postal Service truck

The mail carrier was not inside the truck at the time. News 12 is told as soon as she realized what was happening, she ran back to the vehicle to remove all of the mail from the truck.

Citation: news12.com
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Postal News for August 18, 2022

Providence Man Sentenced, Faces Deportation for Possessing Nearly 2 Kilos of Cocaine

A Dominican national, who was detained moments after he claimed a package containing nearly two kilograms of cocaine shipped through the U.S. Postal Service, was sentenced on Tuesday to sixteen months in federal custody and faces deportation, announced United States Attorney Zachary A. Cunha. Robinson Padilla-Rosario, 38, was arrested in April 2021, moments after he claimed a package at a Providence post office

Citation: www.justice.gov
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Postal News for August 18, 2022

Woke Greenie LibTards Want to Slow FedEx Delivery Now

ANALYSIS: How fast is too fast for Amazon deliveries?

How fast is too fast? With growing scrutiny of delivery companies’ emissions

Citation: www.parcelandpostaltechnologyinternational.com
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Postal News for August 18, 2022

U.S. Government Bookstore

Submitting an Order To place an order when you have finished shopping, you will first need to view your shopping cart. To go to your shopping cart, click the Cart/Check Out button located at the top of all U.S. Government Bookstore Web pages. Review the items and quantities you have selected; update as needed. Once your items and quantities are correct, and you are ready to checkout and place your order, click the Check Out button below your order summary. This will begin the checkout process

Citation: gpo.gov
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Postal News for August 17, 2022

Where does American Labor Get Performed Efficiently and Effectively?

Oshkosh Defense sent a big contract to the non-union South.

the company will assemble next-generation postal vehicles about 900 miles away in Spartanburg, South Carolina, at a 97-acre industrial site of a shuttered RiteAid distribution center. ...South Carolina’s incentives include a $9 million grant, plus a locally approved 40-year property tax break. ...needed 825,000 square feet of capacity. “Wisconsin simply did not have any available buildings that could meet this requirement,” Oshkosh Defense spokesperson Alexandra Hittle told Wisconsin Watch in an email.

Citation: madison.com
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Postal News for August 17, 2022

2022 Inflation Update

Amazon to raise seller fees for holidays amid rising costs

From Oct. 15 to Jan. 14, sellers will be hit with an average fee of $0.35 per item sold using Amazon’s fulfillment services in the U.S. and Canada, according to a notice the company sent to merchants Tuesday. It’s the second fee hike imposed on merchants this year... In April, the company added a 5% “fuel and inflation” surcharge to offset rising gas costs and inflation, which is running close to its highest level in four decades.

Citation: www.washingtonpost.com
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Postal News for August 17, 2022

Post Office Says It Will Stop Delivering Mail To Luxury Ooltewah Apartment Complex; Cites "Hostile Environment"

...apartment complex in Ooltewah said they have been notified by the Post Office that it will no longer deliver mail to the complex due to "a hostile environment." The postmaster has informed the delivery agents that if anyone walks into the mailroom while they are delivering mail, they are to lock the boxes, leave, and return all mail to the post office for resident pickup.

Citation: www.chattanoogan.com
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Postal News for August 17, 2022

Lower-Performing Postal Facilities Share Common Personnel Issues, IG Says

Lower-performing Postal Service facilities have in common several problems related to personnel, says an IG report. ...lack of formalized training for acting supervisors/managers and non-career employees, incomplete training records of newly promoted supervisors/managers, and turnover among newly hired employees.”

Citation: www.fedweek.com
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Postal News for August 17, 2022

Attempted murder suspect dies in crash with postal truck fleeing Detroit police

The suspect fled police, losing them for a minute before allegedly colliding with theU.S. Postal Service semi-truck. Witnesses say the suspect was driving at close to 100 mph when he crashed.

Citation: www.fox2detroit.com
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Postal News for August 17, 2022

Civil War Philatelic Society presentations at Balpex

On Friday, Sept. 2, at 1 p.m., Dan Telep will present “The Civil War: A Postal System Divided,” followed by Leonard Hartmann’s 2 p.m. presentation on “The Lithographed Stamps of the Confederate States of America.”

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for August 17, 2022

Real average weekly earnings down 3.6 percent from July 2021 to July 2022

The change in real average hourly earnings, combined with a 0.6 percent decrease in the average workweek, resulted in the 3.6-percent decrease in real average weekly earnings since July 2021.

Citation: www.bls.gov
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Postal News for August 16, 2022

Here’s where US Postal Service rolling out next-day business service in Alabama

It offers next-day service in all locations, with same-day delivery, Sunday delivery and pickup options in select locations. The service also includes USPS Connect Local Mail, a first-class mail option for documents up to 13 ounces.... Harvest Post Office, 9157 Wall Triana Hwy, Harvest, AL 35749, Haysland Post Office, 8401 Whitesburg Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35802, Madison Post Office, 56 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758, West Post Office, 3605 Governors Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805, Wetumpka Post Office, 216 W Fort Toulouse Rd, Wetumpka, AL 36093, Wynn Drive Post Office, 645 Wynn Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35816...

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for July 15, 2022

Robert B. Hunt Jr. was a career postal worker, died from Covid complications

He was a career postal worker and retired at the first opportunity. In retirement, he spent time in the Dominican Republic. According to his obituary, he spent time “on the beach or by the pool enjoying El Presidentes, playing cards, and debating the state of the world. Even in the Dominican, he kept tabs on Syracuse basketball.”

Citation: www.syracuse.com
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Global Postal News for July 15, 2022

Man in Canada Post jacket attempts home invasion in Kitchener: Waterloo Police

A man dressed as a postal carrier was allegedly one of the men behind a home invasion in the Chicopee area of Kitchener

Citation: globalnews.ca
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Postal News for July 15, 2022

Invasive species postage stamp aimed at raising money, awareness

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, is nearing the finish line on a six-year effort to pass legislation to direct the U.S. Postal Service to offer a premium postage stamp that would raise awareness and funding for control of invasive species. The bipartisan legislation, HR 6938, had 11 co-sponsors, five Republicans...

Citation: poststar.com
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Postal News for July 15, 2022

Two people injured in car crash involving mail truck; Mail carrier ejected, seriously injured

The U.S. Postal Service truck was traveling south on Kool Park Road, attempted to turn left onto a private driveway, failed to yield the right of way and collided head-on with a northbound 2003 Acura... After colliding with the Acura, the mail truck spun around in the road and collided...

Citation: hickoryrecord.com
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Postal News for July 15, 2022

Louisiana trio accused of mugging postal worker, stealing checks from mailboxes nabbed by police

The mugging reportedly occurred last month and representatives of the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) say 26-year-old Deajon Dobbins, 21-year-old Denzel Jackson, and 26-year-old Dashun Larkin were behind the attack. BRPD adds that the trio also stole multiple checks from capital area mailboxes.

Citation: www.klfy.com
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Postal News for July 14, 2022

4 Direct Mail Tactics to Improve Your Campaign Strategy

Whether you’re at the top of the ticket or the bottom of the ballot, on behalf of USPS, I’m sharing four tips this cycle that will enable you to get the most out of your campaign.

Citation: campaignsandelections.com
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Postal News for July 14, 2022

Kudos to Georgia

Georgia election officials are mailing notifications to over 142,000 voters who appear to have moved to different states or counties

After receiving notifications, voters who confirm they have moved will be removed from the state’s voter rolls, or they can re-register with their new addresses.

Citation: www.northwestgeorgianews.com
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Postal News for July 14, 2022

Royal Mail reveals cost of stamps marking the Commonwealth Games

Royal Mail said it collaborated closely with Birmingham 2022 on all elements of the stamps and associated product range. It is not the first time the postal service has commemorated a Commonwealth Games, having done so for the British Empire Games 1925, Cardiff 1958, Edinburgh 1970, Edinburgh 1986, Manchester 2002 and most recently, Glasgow 2014.

Citation: www.portsmouth.co.uk
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Postal News for July 14, 2022

U.S. Postal Service Honors Mariachi With Stamps Friday

The U.S. Postal Service will celebrate mariachi, the unique traditional music of Mexico that has become deeply rooted in the United States. The first-day-of-issue ceremony will be held during the 30th Annual Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque. The event for the Mariachi Forever stamps is free and open to the public. Share the news of the stamp with the hashtag #MariachiStamps.

Citation: ladailypost.com
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Postal News for July 14, 2022

New Orleans Man Sentenced to Over 16 Years for Gun and Drug Offenses

CALVIN, a postal worker, to deliver the drug-filled packages to him in New Orleans.

Citation: www.justice.gov
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Postal News for July 13, 2022

Postal Service regulator fires chief data officer following arrest for allegedly arranging to meet with a minor for lewd purpose in San Diego

Russell Rappel-Schmid, the Postal Regulatory Commission’s first chief data officer, was arrested Monday by the San Diego Harbor Police Department, and charged with allegedly arranging to meet with a minor for lewd purpose

Citation: www.fedscoop.com
MORE ON Russell Rappel-Schmid; Postal Regulatory Commission chief data officer
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Postal News for July 13, 2022

Polish postal workers get weapons training

A decree from the postal service’s board says the employees will learn safety rules for handling weapons and acquire “basic shooting skills” in the course. The training is aimed at improving Poland’s defence preparedness...

Citation: warisboring.com
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Postal News for July 13, 2022

Congresswoman Meng Calls on USPS to Tighten Security of Postal Relay Boxes [Green Boxes] Following Surge in Break-Ins

Congresswoman Grace Meng has called on the United States Postal Service (USPS) to tackle the rising theft of mail from postal relay boxes in Queens. The relay boxes, which are dark green postal boxes placed on sidewalks, are increasingly becoming targets of thieves throughout the borough, according to Meng. The boxes are used by postal workers to store mail and are often situated next to standard blue collection boxes. Meng said that her office has received a surge in complaints of thieves breaking into relay boxes and stealing mail that is stored inside

Citation: jacksonheightspost.com
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Postal News for July 13, 2022

1 arrested after ‘armfuls of mail’ stolen from USPS boxes

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – According to released court documents, an Amarillo man was arrested in early July after “armfuls of mail” were stolen out of local United States Postal Service Blue collection boxes across the city. A criminal complaint, filed on July 7 with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas Amarillo division, noted that Eliosbeth Rojas was arrested on a charge of possessing “stolen mail matter” on July 5.

Citation: www.myhighplains.com
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Postal News for July 13, 2022

COLA 2023 Outlook | How is USPS, Federal Retirees, Social Security recipients and Disabled Veterans June 2022 CPI-W increase looking after 40 year high as inflation erodes working class finances

Consumer Price Index News Release:

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 1.3 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 1.0 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 9.1 percent before seasonal adjustment. The increase was broad-based, with the indexes for gasoline, shelter, and food being the largest contributors. The energy index rose 7.5 percent over the month and contributed nearly half of the all items increase, with the gasoline index rising 11.2 percent and the other major component indexes also rising.

Citation: www.bls.gov
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Postal News for July 13, 2022

Eight Defendants Facing Federal Charges Relating to Over $1.6 Million Dollars in Cares Act Covid-19 Fraud, including Identity Theft and Unemployment Insurance Fraud

The indictment charges the defendants with wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and theft of United States Postal Office arrow keys. The indictment was returned on June 21, 2022, and unsealed upon the defendants’ self-surrenders and arrests. Charged in the indictment are:

Citation: www.justice.gov
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Postal News for July 12, 2022

Education savings | College offers USPS employees tuition discount

Postal Service employees can save 20 percent on tuition for the American College of Education. The online college is based in Indianapolis and focuses on education, health care and nursing. USPS employees can apply the discount to any degree, certificate or class.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for July 12, 2022

Jacksonville residents demand new mailboxes after waste truck hits them

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Residents who live on Fort Caroline Lakes Drive say a waste truck damaged their mailbox months ago, and it’s been left unrepaired ever since, forcing them to travel to pick up their mail at a local post office about a mile away — and all residents say it’s very inconvenient. Action News Jax went to that neighborhood and spoke with residents about this...

Citation: www.actionnewsjax.com
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Postal News for July 12, 2022

NEW DETAILS: Dayton man arrested after another Kettering post office mail theft

This weekend's arrest follows a series of May crimes involving stolen checks at postal service outdoor mailboxes in Beavercreek, Dayton, Kettering and Washington Twp. The earlier thefts came after a Dayton postal service manager told authorities a key that unlocks "all Dayton-area mailboxes" was stolen, police records show. Police have encouraged residents only to use secure mail drop locations inside post office buildings.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for July 12, 2022

Fire destroys mail truck in south Augusta neighborhood

The truck was removed quickly after the fire, but there was a large black spot on the street and in an adjacent yard. A tree and mailbox were scorched and a garbage cart was partially melted. We’ve reached out to the U.S. Postal Service about what residents of the south Augusta neighborhood off Old Waynesboro Road should do if they believe their mail was lost.

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for July 12, 2022

Mail Arrow Key Thefts: Congresswoman Norton Wants Hearing on USPS Response to Postal Crime

Crooks are often looking for "arrow keys" that can open up multiple blue mailboxes, giving them access to checks inside, which they can steal, wash and cash for higher amounts online

Citation: www.nbcwashington.com
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Postal News for July 12, 2022

USPS Boosts Free Insurance on Domestic USPS Priority Mail to $100

yesterday (July 10), the US Postal Service has bumped the default insurance on US Priority Mail shipments from $50 to $100. Priority Mail Returns also now include the $100 insurance coverage. Unfortunately, the claims process will continue to be slow. And despite the increased $100 free insurance coverage.

Citation: www.eseller365.com
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Postal News for July 11, 2022

Amazon: Neither Snow nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service Hardcover – Illustrated

Neither Snow nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service Hardcover – Illustrated The United States Postal Service is a wondrous American creation. Seven days a week, its army of 300,000 letter carriers delivers 513 million pieces of mail, forty percent of the world’s volume. It is far more efficient than any other mail service—more than twice as efficient as the Japanese and easily outpacing the Germans and British. And the USPS has a storied history. Founded by Benjamin Franklin, it was the information network that bound far-flung Americans together, fostered a common culture, and helped American business to prosper. A first class stamp remains one of the greatest bargains of all time, and yet, the USPS is slowly vanishing. Critics say it is slow and archaic. Mail volume is down. The workforce is shrinking. Post offices are closing. In Neither Snow Nor Rain, journalist Devin Leonard tackles the fascinating, centuries-long history of the USPS, from the first letter carriers through Franklin’s days, when postmasters worked out of their homes and post roads cut new paths through the wilderness. Under Andrew Jackson, the post office was molded into a vast patronage machine, and by the 1870s, over seventy percent of federal employees were postal workers. As the country boomed, USPS aggressively developed new technology, from mobile post offices on railroads and air mail service to mechanical sorting machines and optical character readers. Neither Snow Nor Rain is a rich, multifaceted history, full of remarkable characters, from the stamp-collecting FDR, to the revolutionaries who challenged USPS’s monopoly on mail, to the renegade union members who brought the system—and the country—to a halt in the 1970s. An exciting and engrossing read, Neither Snow Nor Rain is the first major history of the USPS in over fifty years.

Citation: Amazon
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Postal News for July 11, 2022

Seven postal workers robbed in D.C. area over past week

A total of seven D.C. area postal workers have been robbed in the past week after another mail carrier was victimized on Thursday. This time it was in Bethesda when an armed suspect robbed a postal worker at gunpoint and stole a master key

Citation: www.washingtontimes.com
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Postal News for July 11, 2022

Drugs intercepted at Peterborough postal sorting office

Police have released photographs of a number of packages of drugs intercepted by Royal Mail staff in Peterborough. Cambridgeshire Police said 46 packages were found at the Werrington sorting office in June including cannabis, crack cocaine, spice and a knife.

Citation: www.bbc.com
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Postal News for July 11, 2022

President Biden Has Not Lived Up to His 'Buy American' Promises

In Biden’s first so-called “Buy American” executive order, he abolished two major orders signed by Donald Trump aimed at creating millions of domestic jobs and strengthening U.S. national security. Trump’s 2017 “Buy American and Hire American,” executive order created higher wages and employment rates for U.S. workers by enforcing immigration laws to protect U.S. economic interests. Additionally, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) executive order encouraged the USPS to alter its procurement policies to follow Buy American laws, opening potential business opportunities for American manufacturers to produce brand-new USPS delivery vehicles.

Citation: www.realclearmarkets.com
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Postal News for July 11, 2022

Route management | Employee training offered for new process

The weeklong training sessions using this technology are part of the Technology Integrated Alternate Route Evaluation and Adjustment Process (TIAREAP), which was established through a partnership between USPS and the National Association of Letter Carriers. TIAREAP will use Digital Street Review, a platform that shows a carrier’s location from data generated by the mobile delivery devices they use while delivering mail and packages.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for July 10, 2022

Retirement: The First 365 Days: Advice, Opinions, Observations Paperback

Retirement: The First 365 Days Happiness in retirement comes with learning about the process of retirement and being proactive. You'll learn this and much more with this insightful and enjoyable book. To help you appreciate and learn what to expect when you are retired, read this fun and purposeful retirement guide. It's a comprehensive look at the day-to-day retirement experience offering real time advice to motivate, encourage and maintain your happiness in this new life. If you would like some help transitioning post employment to retirement, this book was written for that purpose. Enhancing your life-long achievements with practical insights found throughout the book will not only help you learn to better enjoy a fulfilling retirement but each daily essay offers some wisdom, witticisms and words of encourage that retirees could all use. Retirement may be different for each of us but the purpose of a happy retirement is to have a retirement with purpose. There are 365 pages of sincere, genuine and real experiences in retirement. Consider this book to be a great gift giving book for yourself or the soon to be or recently retired person. Read it at your leisure and enjoy many hours of insightful observations, advice and opinions. Discover the process of retirement including identity, expectations, purpose, relationships...

Citation: Amazon
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Postal News for July 10, 2022

Israel to sell postal service to private investor instead of Tel Aviv IPO

Israel on Sunday opted against a Tel Aviv public offering of its financially strapped postal service, instead putting up all of Israel Post Co for sale to a private investor by 2023.

Citation: www.reuters.com
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Postal News for July 10, 2022

Deutsche Post looking to use solar-powered ships to deliver mail

...hopes to have the first solar ship on the river by autumn at the latest, possibly even during the summer. “We plan to initially use at least one solar-powered ship on the Spree," Deutsche Post said. "The starting point will be Berlin's Westhafen." The ships will be used to transport post from one part of the German city to the other. Once unloaded from the ships, the post and packages will be reloaded onto transport vehicles and distributed to the districts for final delivery...

Citation: www.iamexpat.de
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Postal News for July 10, 2022

Package-stealing condo burglars

One of our residents was walking his dog and came across a bunch of packages in the brush. He looked at them and realized they belonged to residents of Luna Court. … On Saturday, July 9, about 2:23 AM, two people gained access to the front of the building through the front door. Marks on the Door King System postal lock appear to have been made with a pair of pliers. Packages were taken.

Citation: westseattleblog.com
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Postal News for July 9, 2022

Hawaii Postal Service Employment

US Postal Service offering virtual and in-person job fairs for Maui employment

The US Postal Service is launching twice-monthly virtual job fairs that will feature a local postal hiring specialist who will provide information about local job openings, answer questions about those jobs, and offer step-by-step guidance on how to apply for those positions. The first USPS Hawaiʻi virtual job fair will be on July 12, from 9 to 10 a.m. These virtual sessions will repeat at the same time every other Tuesday through Nov. 15. Interested participants can click this USPS Jobs Talk Story Session link to register to attend a session.

Citation: mauinow.com
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Postal News for July 9, 2022

Hernando, Mississippi: Ex-postal worker sentenced for stabbing postmaster in Hernando

Tamekia Scott of Southaven was sentenced to five years and three months in prison. Scott is accused of stabbing the postmaster of the U.S. Post Office in Hernando on July 13, 2021. Scott reportedly stabbed the victim with a screwdriver multiple times during an official performance review of her duties.

Citation: wreg.com
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Postal News for July 9, 2022

‘No man’s land’: Frisco residents with Little Elm ZIP code want USPS to fix boundaries

While closing on their homes, some residents noticed “Little Elm” listed on official documents instead of “Frisco.” Although the newly developed neighborhood is located in the northwest corner of the city, each home bears a Little Elm ZIP code.

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for July 9, 2022

A Special Surprise: Post Office clerk receives gift basket from local youth on Postal Workers Day

Demopolis Post Office Clerk Michelle Laduron received a very welcome surprise last Friday, July 1 when Roman Lawrence gave her a gift basket on National Postal Worker’s Day. The Demopolis Post Office expressed its thanks for the surprise and thanked Lawrence for thinking of them.

Citation: www.demopolistimes.com
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Postal News for July 9, 2022

New York City Postal Worker Assaulted in Broad Daylight in Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY – A United States Postal worker was assaulted by an unknown black male on Wednesday in broad daylight... the man approached the 51-year-old postal worker and beat him.

Citation: www.shorenewsnetwork.com
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Postal News for July 9, 2022

Postal mailboxes being sealed due to mail theft in Columbus

A simple task many do without thinking twice – dropping mail in a blue USPS mailbox. Now it may be safer to take your mail inside of the post office. A crime is happening all over Columbus, from where you may not expect a government mailbox. Criminals are breaking into blue postal boxes in several locations in the Chattahoochee Valley.

Citation: www.wtvm.com
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Postal News for July 8, 2022

US Postal Service worker assaulted in Midtown Manhattan

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN (PIX11) – A United States Postal Service worker was hospitalized after he was attacked unprovoked in Midtown Manhattan, NYPD officials said. The USPS worker was assaulted near Third Avenue and East 48th Street on the eastern side of Midtown Manhattan around 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. The 51-year-old postal worker was on duty and in uniform when he

Citation: pix11.com
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Postal News for July 8, 2022

Military postal service delays mail halt for overseas retirees, officials say

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Military retirees living overseas may continue using their APO and FPO addresses for at least a little longer, following the Military Postal Service Agency’s decision to halt a move that would have taken away their mailboxes next month. The postal agency rescinded an announcement it made in June, saying it would end services for certain categories of customers beginning Aug. 24, Installation Management Command-Europe said Thursday.

Citation: www.stripes.com
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Postal News for July 8, 2022

USPS hosting centralized job fair in Huntsville, Alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Interested in working for the post office? On Saturday, July 9, the USPS will be hosting a job fair in the parking lot of the Huntsville General Mail Facility (3408 Wall Triana Highway). Officials will be on-site from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. sharing information about open delivery and/or retail positions in Athens, Decatur, Elkmont, Florence, Hartselle, Harvest, Huntsville, Madison, and Owens Cross Roads. All of these jobs pay $18-$19/hour.

Citation: whnt.com
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Postal News for July 8, 2022

Split State Supreme Court rules drop boxes are illegal, voters must mail or hand-deliver absentee ballots to clerk

Absentee ballot drop boxes, which were used in hundreds of communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, are now illegal in the state, a divided Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday — just one month before the Aug. 9 primary. The state's high court also upheld a lower court's January ruling that absentee ballots must be delivered by mail or...

Citation: madison.com
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Postal News for July 8, 2022

Former Postal Employee Sentenced for Unlawfully Opening the Mail

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that TYRONE DILLING, age 27, of New Orleans, Louisiana was sentenced by the Honorable Barry W. Ashe, District Court Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana, to a two-year term of probation after pleading guilty to unlawfully opening the mail he was entrusted to deliver. The Court ordered DILLING to pay a mandatory special assessment fee of one hundred dollars. According to documents filed in federal court, TYRONE DILLING was employed by the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier in New Orleans when he was apprehended opening and tampering with the content of mail items he was entrusted to handle for the Postal Service.

Citation: www.lobservateur.com
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Postal News for July 7, 2022

Arrest made in USPS bomb threat

A Goldsboro man was arrested and charged Sunday with making a false bomb report on a public building. Larry Franklin Whaley Jr., 54, of Neal Drive, is charged with felony false bomb report on a public building.

Citation: www.newsargus.com
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Postal News for July 7, 2022

Batteries thrown in trash cause fire at Columbus post office

While any battery can short circuit under the right conditions, the department said 9-volt batteries can be particularly dangerous. If a metal object touches both posts, a short circuit can occur. The department reminds people to never store batteries in a drawer that contains metal items such as paper clips, pens, or coins. Batteries should be kept in their original packaging until they are ready for use. When throwing away 9-volt batteries, people should cover battery posts with masking tape

Citation: cbs4indy.com
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Postal News for July 7, 2022

Man charged with mailing more than 100 threatening letters

Federal authorities said the 43-year-old from Hamden has been previously prosecuted, convicted and sentenced for mailing similar letters three prior times.

Citation: www.fox61.com
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Postal News for July 7, 2022

What You Should Do if One of Your Packages Goes Missing

When something you’ve ordered doesn’t show up, that can be hugely frustrating—and potentially very expensive too. Here’s what to do should that worst case scenario happen. Note that most retailers and postal services will act differently depending on whether your package

Citation: gizmodo.com
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Postal News for July 7, 2022

Rapper Who Bragged About COVID-Related Jobless Benefits Scam Agrees to Plead Guilty to Federal Mail Fraud and Firearm Charges

Fontrell Antonio Baines, 33, a.k.a. “Nuke Bizzle,” of Memphis, Tennessee, has agreed to plead guilty to one count of mail fraud

Citation: www.justice.gov
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Postal News for July 7, 2022

FedEx Consolidation Plan Was Long Overdue

Matthew Hertz, co-founder of retail supply chain consultancy Second Marathon, said FedEx was simply doubling down on the results it saw a few years ago when consolidating its postal workshare offering, SmartPost, into the Ground network. “They’ve learned from the efficiencies there and are going even deeper down that path of saying, why have two trucks on the same suburban road, at the same time, when I can combine those packages into a single vehicle?

Citation: multichannelmerchant.com
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Postal News for July 6, 2022

Scholarship is designed to financially support nonbargaining employees who seek to enroll in training, individual college courses, degree programs or professional certifications to hone their leadership skills

A scholarship to nurture and support new Postal Service leaders is now accepting applications. The Centralized Funding for Development Scholarship is designed to financially support nonbargaining employees who seek to enroll in training, individual college courses, degree programs or professional certifications to hone their leadership skills.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for July 6, 2022

3 things to know about the new postal facility in Southport

The new 14,000-square-foot building will serve as a carrier annex. In an email, Philip Bogenberger, spokesman for the United States Postal Service, explained that mail delivery will take place from that location, but there will be no retail services offered.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for July 6, 2022

'Intentionally set' fire at Morton Grove Post Office

Fire at Morton Grove Post Office burns trucks, property; appears it was ‘intentionally set,’ police say

Citation: www.chicagotribune.com
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Postal News for July 6, 2022

Indianapolis man pleads guilty to murder of mail carrier

Tony Cushingberry-Mays pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. The charge stemmed from the April 2020 murder of Angela Summers while she was working her mail route. ...Summers sprayed him with mace, and that’s when he pulled out a gun and shot her in the chest.

Citation: fox59.com
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Postal News for July 6, 2022

Defund Police Bleeds Over to U.S. Postal Service

Mail Thefts Increase as Postal Police Officers Disappear

There are just 450 postal police officers left in the U.S. That’s down 130 in the past three years, just half as many as in 2008, and one-sixth the number who patrolled the mail system in the 1970s.

Citation: www.governing.com
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Postal News for July 5, 2022

British postal managers to strike July 20-22

LONDON (Reuters) - Managers at Britain's Royal Mail will hold two rounds of industrial action later this month in a dispute over job cuts and pay, the Unite trade union said on Tuesday.

Citation: www.reuters.com
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Postal News for July 5, 2022

Significant improvements | PMG DeJoy updates employees in new video

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy updates employees on the Delivering for America plan in his latest video message. Topics include the organization’s steady progress in service performance and upcoming significant improvements to the processing and delivery network and USPS transportation strategies.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for July 5, 2022

A better workplace for a brighter future

A Streamlined Processing Network Starting this year, the Postal Service is launching a new, flexible construction program that will ultimately create a modern, streamlined and effective network of new, clean, spacious and bright processing facilities that will be the hallmark of a modern, forward-looking logistics network. The Postal Service will be investing significantly in creating strategically important multi-functional distribution centers for all network originating and destination volume, package processing, cross-docking, and other functionality as required in the specific region — effectively centralizing all metro-area processing operations in a single building. These million-square-foot-plus purpose-built facilities will employ new, effective workflows that simplify the movement of all classes of mail and packages from the point of entry to the exit bay. Plans include new or modified

Citation: usps.gov
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Postal News for July 5, 2022

Postal worker sues Bangor couple over injuries from dog bite

64, of Bangor claims that he was delivering a package shortly after noon on Aug. 11, 2020, to the couple’s home. As he got out of his vehicle to approach the house, the couple’s two pitbulls were “bouncing off the storm door,” the complaint said.

Citation: www.bangordailynews.com
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Postal News for July 5, 2022

How a Retiree’s Photograph Wound Up on a Postage Stamp

A Navy veteran and former chemist transformed a long-time interest in photography into an artistic legacy. Braun's photo of sunset over the Mississippi River at Kentucky was one of 10 stamps the United States Postal Service released this spring as the "Mighty Mississippi" collection.

Citation: www.nextavenue.org
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Postal News for July 4, 2022

Happy Birthday to the Greatest Nation in History | The United States of America | God Bless America!

Independence Day (United States)

Declaration of Independence Independence Day (colloquially the Fourth of July) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence, which was ratified by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, establishing the United States of America.

The Founding Father delegates of the Second Continental Congress declared that the Thirteen Colonies were no longer subject (and subordinate) to the monarch of Britain, King George III, and were now united, free, and independent states. The Congress voted to approve independence by passing the Lee Resolution on July 2 and adopted the Declaration of Independence two days later, on July 4.

Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, political speeches, and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the national day of the United States.

Citation: wikipedia.org
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Postal News for July 4, 2022

Police: Postal service vehicles intentionally set on fire in Morton Grove

MORTON GROVE, Ill. — Several United States Postal Service vehicles were damaged early Sunday in an apparent arson fire, police said.

Citation: wgntv.com
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Postal News for July 4, 2022

After 40 years of delivering smiles and mail, a beloved USPS carrier completes final route

MCLEAN, Va. — Scott Arnold, Virginia's beloved mail carrier, made his last and final route on Saturday after 40 years working for the United State Postal Service. A neighborhood in McLean came together on Saturday to give Arnold a one-of-a-kind send-off on his last day, decorating the mailboxes and driveways in front of their homes.

Citation: www.wusa9.com
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Postal News for July 4, 2022

Terrifying Armed Robbery Spree Targets Mailmen Across DC, Maryland

Six United States Postal Service mail carries were robbed at gunpoint and assaulted in the spans of two days across Washington DC and Maryland, officials said.

Citation: dailyvoice.com
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Postal News for July 4, 2022

USPS stamp prices are about to go up

Stock up on Forever stamps now, or forever hold your peace. The United States Postal Service’s plan to raise stamp prices is taking effect on July 10. The price of a Forever stamp will rise from 58 cents to 60 cents. A Forever stamp, as its name suggests, can be used to mail a letter regardless of when it was purchased.

Citation: www.wdhn.com
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Postal News for July 3, 2022

Washington, D.C., Maryland postal service mail carriers robbed at gunpoint six times in 2-day period

Six armed robberies on DC metro-area letter carriers have taken place ahead of July 4th weekend

Citation: www.foxnews.com
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Postal News for July 3, 2022

Postal Carrier Robbed at Gun Point Caught on Doorbell Camera

a video showed a USPS postal carrier robbed at gunpoint in Raleigh, Memphis, Tennessee. The incident took place on Thursday just before 2 pm on Green Hall Way in Memphis. USPS has shared footage of a resident’s Ring doorbell camera which caught the incident. The robber can be seen leaving a white Chrysler 300C before approaching the USPS mail carrier.

Citation: www.eseller365.com
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Postal News for July 3, 2022

Several North Alabama post offices to host job fairs on July 8

According to the United States Postal Service (USPS), job fairs will be held at eight USPS locations in north and northwest Alabama next Friday, July 8. All hiring events will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at each location:

Citation: whnt.com
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Postal News for July 3, 2022

This Company Will Sell You a Grumman LLV

Are you someone interested in buying a United States Postal Service mail truck for a project? As the Oshkosh Next Generation Vehicle, or NGDV, begins replacing the Grumman LLV delivery vehicle, it is likely that some mail trucks will come up for sale. And one company is interested in selling you one. < href="https://www.govdeals.com/" title="www.govdeals.com">GovDeals is an organization that sells a variety of old government vehicles

Citation: www.motorbiscuit.com
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Postal News for July 2, 2022

Woman reunited with lost gold ring thanks to postal service

Believing the ring had some kind of lucky properties, over the years she began to lend it to friends who had a phobia of flying. ”’It’ll always comes back to me safely,’ I’d say, and it kept coming back,” she said. On one occasion, she had been dating a writer in Brisbane for a few weeks before he moved to Perth. When the departure day came, he revealed he had a fear of flying. She handed him the ring and said...

Citation: nypost.com
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Postal News for July 2, 2022

Now hiring | Inspection Service accepting applications

The Postal Inspection Service is continuing to hire. The agency will accept applications for postal inspector positions from Tuesday, July 5, at 10 a.m. Central through Saturday, July 16, at 10 a.m. Central. Individuals must use the hiring portal on the Inspection Service website to apply. The Inspection Service website has information on becoming a postal inspector, an overview of eligibility requirements, and information about the application and hiring process.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for July 2, 2022

Air France-KLM to pay $3.9M over alleged Postal Service scan scam

Air France-KLM has agreed to pay $3.9 million to resolve U.S. government claims of fudging performance information to prevent the U.S. Postal Service from assessing penalty charges for late delivery of international mail, the Department of Justice announced Friday. Air France-KLM Group is the seventh airline to settle charges of falsely reporting delivery times in order to ensure full payment under transport contracts with the postal operator for civilian, military and diplomatic mail.

Citation: www.freightwaves.com
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Postal News for July 2, 2022

Tulsa Drug Dealer Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

Prosecutors said for nearly two years, Kamau Williams teamed up with postal workers to get packages of meth from California. The packages would be sent to an abandoned address in Tulsa, and the postal workers would mark them as delivered before giving them to Williams.

Citation: www.newson6.com
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Postal News for July 2, 2022

Disposing Of Unwanted Opioids Via The Mail Can Work—If Done Correctly

The FDA recently put forth a proposal to provide pre-paid envelopes that would allow people to mail unused drugs to a facility that can easily and safely dispose of them.

Citation: www.forbes.com
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Postal News for July 2, 2022

New essential workers mural dedicated in downtown Lakeport

LAKEPORT, Calif. — A new public art installation in downtown Lakeport that celebrates essential workers was formally dedicated on Friday evening. The new mural by Loch Lomond artist Emma Wakefield is located on the side of the Meals on Wheels Thrift Store at 120 N. Main St. It portrays a sleeping boy, holding his stuffed rabbit, and tucked under a quilt, the blocks of which illustrate the many professions that are critical to daily life and whose importance has been amplified by the pandemic: health care workers, police and firefighters, construction and utility workers, teachers, cooks, farmworkers, postal workers and store clerks.

Citation: www.lakeconews.com
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Postal News for July 1, 2022

Local Cleveland

Bruce Murdock, Jr. worked in Massillon as the West Area Post Office Operations Manager. In April, the I-Team revealed a federal investigation. Now, court records show Murdock has pleaded guilty to a charge for opening or destroying mail and multiple charges for theft of mail by a postal employee. He will be sentenced in October.

Citation: fox8.com
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Postal News for July 1, 2022

Today is National US Postage Stamp Day

Celebrated on July 1st, every year. The Day is to commemorate the existence of Postage Stamps that is used for sending letters and post and to appreciate the extraordinary works of all the Philatelists.

Citation: www.nationaldaystoday.com
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Postal News for July 1, 2022

Today is National Postal Workers Day

While the world may have embraced the advent of technology, postal services are still important for communication, especially in rural villages and small towns. The USPS is nothing without its postal workers who work hard to maintain the reputation and integrity of the institution they serve. Thus, National Postal Workers Day was established by the Seattle-area postal carriers to honor their fellow employees. These include but are not limited to service clerks who sell stamps and help people to pick up packages, mail sorters who physically sort mail to ensure they go to the correct addresses, the mail carriers who deliver the mail, and a vehicle operator who drives the vehicle carrying the mail. This day also encourages people across the world to take a moment and appreciate their postal workers and express gratitude towards them.

Citation: nationaltoday.com
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Postal News for July 1, 2022

6 airlines have settled with US government over charges of hiding late mail deliveries

Delta Air Lines has agreed to pay $10.5 million to resolve an investigation into allegations it defrauded the U.S. Postal Service for transport of international mail, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Delta is the sixth airline to settle charges of falsely reporting information about delivery performance in order to ensure full payment under transport contracts with the postal operator.

Citation: www.freightwaves.com
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Postal News for July 1, 2022

Methamphetamine Distributor Sentenced to 188 Months in Prison for Drug Conspiracy Involving Postal Carriers

A drug dealer who worked with postal carriers to conduct a methamphetamine drug conspiracy was sentenced Thursday in federal court, announced U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson. ...sentenced Kamau Jahi Williams, 43, of Tulsa, to 188 months in federal prison followed by 10 years of supervised release.

Citation: www.justice.gov
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Postal News for July 1, 2022

Klobuchar introduces election mail bill

It would also require states to count absentee ballots that are postmarked by election day and arrive within seven day after the election, while permitting states to have deadlines of more than seven days.

Citation: www.axios.com
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Postal News for June 30, 2022

Postal Police Officer’s Assoc. shares concerns about crime

The president of the Postal Police Officers Association said postal workers are being attacked, and mail is being stolen at unprecedented levels in this country. “The Postal Service is in peril.” Those words from Frank Albergo, the national president of the Postal Police Officers Association (PPOA), the union that represents uniformed police officers employed by the United States Postal Inspection Service.

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for June 30, 2022

Postal service seeks to address staffing issues

The postal service will be holding a job fair July 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Minot Post Office. Tim and Kari Stiel and Virgil and Mary Lentz, who reside on rural Minot mail delivery routes, outlined problems with their mail in recent months. Kari Stiel, who cited various mail delivery concerns, said the biggest issue has been the inability to get timely medication deliveries.

Citation: www.minotdailynews.com
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Postal News for June 30, 2022

Blue genes | Family of postmasters recognized for service

The term “postal family” has a new meaning in Rocheport, MO. The town recently inducted William H. Phillips and his descendants into the Rocheport Hall of Fame. From 1854-1956, Phillips or a member of his family served as the town’s postmaster.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for June 30, 2022

$25,000 reward being offered in robbery of Jacksonville USPS mail carrier

The suspect is described as a Black male in his early 20s, between 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 11 inch tall, weighs 150-160 pounds, with a medium-length hairstyle. The suspect is described as wearing a dark-colored hoodie (possibly dark grey or black), a black shirt with red on it, and black shorts with a red stripe on each side. Postal inspectors are also searching for a vehicle connected with the armed robbery of the mail carrier. The vehicle is described as an older model, gray Nissan Altima.

Citation: www.actionnewsjax.com
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Postal News for June 30, 2022

Postal worker grazed by bullet near Merrill Street

A United States Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier was hit in the leg by a stray bullet around 6:30 p.m. last Tuesday (June 21) while on his mail route in the area of a shooting incident near the intersection of Merrill and Glenarm Streets in the Erie-Ellington neighborhood. A spokesman for the USPS Northeast Region said the letter carrier was okay.

Citation: www.dotnews.com
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Postal News for June 30, 2022

Beloved USPS mail carrier to retire after 40 years

At 28 years old, Scott Arnold joined the United States Postal Service where he has taken the “service” aspect, further than what many would expect. To the community's surprise, Arnold decided to finally retire 40 years later. The 67-year-old has driven the same route for 30 years. It was a tough but necessary decision that has left Arnold and his customers both heartbroken and excited. "I used to say that they would have to carry me out of there before I would leave because I never thought about this," Arnold said. "Now I say I have to leave before they actually carry me out of here because the heat has become too much for me and I've got two grandkids at home I want to be with."

Citation: www.wusa9.com
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Postal News for June 29, 2022

How to address an envelope: Your guide to sending a letter through the US Postal Service

maybe you just want to put a personal touch on your communication with a handwritten letter to a loved one. After all, 70% of consumers say direct mail is more personal than interacting digitally, according to Fundera. On the side without the fold tab, write the address to which you’d like to send your mail in the center of the envelope in this format...

Citation: www.usatoday.com
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Postal News for June 29, 2022

Sri Lanka: Postal Services Limited To Three Days A Week Due To Fuel Shortage

In the midst of the ongoing economic crisis and fuel shortage, the Sri Lankan postal department has decided to operate post and sub-post offices for three days a week in order to accommodate transportation and travel challenges. As a result, the main office and the branch offices of the postal services will be open on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, according to a Daily Mirror Online report. In the meantime, Lanka IOC (Indian Oil Corporation), a subsidiary of Indian Oil, made an announcement limiting the sale of fuel to four-wheelers to a maximum of Rs 7,000. Taking to Twitter, Lanka IOC PLC said, “Lanka IOC with immediate effect restricts sales of Petrol as follows

Citation: www.republicworld.com
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Postal News for June 29, 2022

Never Mail This in a Letter, USPS Worker Warns

A Postal Service worker recently took to TikTok to share a warning with customers about what they shouldn't be mailing inside the letters they send. According to the employee, who posted anonymously through an account called "SecretsofUSPS," certain items can't go into the machines used to sort letters sent through the postal system. "Stop sending

Citation: bestlifeonline.com
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Postal News for June 29, 2022

Plea deal in Henry County woman's mail-theft case rejected; trial set for September

ANDERSON, Ind. — A proposed plea agreement that would have resolved allegations of mail theft against a Henry County woman has been rejected. At a Monday hearing in Madison Circuit Court 5, 34-year-old Deborah D. Switzer instead received a Sept. 13 trial date.

Citation: www.yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 29, 2022

Suspect in Post Office Burglaries Arrested

KITTITAS COUNTY, WA - Kittitas County Sheriff’s Deputies and US Postal Inspectors arrested 29-year-old Amanda Woodcock of South Cle Elum on Monday... Woodcock is believed to be involved in burglaries at the South Cle Elum Post Office on 6/14, 6/21, and 6/26. In each of the burglaries, someone forced their way into the secured area of the office and took mail and packages.

Citation: www.nbcrightnow.com
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Postal News for June 29, 2022

Biden signs bill renaming downtown Winchester post office in honor of Patsy Cline

President Joe Biden has signed into law a bill to rename the post office on the Loudoun Street Mall after country music icon and Winchester native Patsy Cline. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-10. The post office is located downtown at 132 N. Loudoun St. This U.S. Postal Service facility is near the Patsy Cline Historic House, a National Historic Landmark, where Patsy lived the longest of anywhere in her life.

Citation: www.winchesterstar.com
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Postal News for June 28, 2022

Former biology teacher, postal worker sentenced to 15 years in prison for 2nd child porn conviction

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. — A former Franklin County biology teacher and U.S. Postal Service worker was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison for his second conviction on child pornography charges in two decades. Brian Cooper, 65, of Turners Falls, on Jan. 22 pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to four counts of distribution of child pornography, six counts of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.

Citation: www.masslive.com
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Postal News for June 28, 2022

Royal Mail | 115,000 postal workers voting today on whether to go on strike

Postal workers started voting on Tuesday on whether to strike in a dispute over pay. Around 115,000 members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) received ballot papers and will decide in the coming weeks if they want to mount a campaign of industrial action. The union is demanding that Royal Mail Group negotiates with them to secure a “straight, no-strings” pay increase for employees. The union said management intends to impose a 2% pay rise which will be a “dramatic real-terms wage cut” because of soaring inflation.

Citation: www.plymouthherald.co.uk
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Postal News for June 28, 2022

Four people steal $2.7 million worth of mail and high-end vehicles in Ohio, feds say

Additionally, three individuals face charges of planning and participating in a conspiracy to rob Postal Service carriers, steal mail keys and take mail from collection boxes, the release said. The group is accused of targeting mail for checks and other valuable items. Read more at: https://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article262938353.html#storylink=cpy

Citation: www.kansascity.com
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Postal News for June 28, 2022

MEMPHIS, TN. - 8,600 license plates will be mailed out in Shelby County after standstill in Clerk's Office

About 8,600 backlogged license plates in the Shelby County Clerk’s Office started going out in the mail Monday after the United States Postal Service received payment for postage and loaded it into the clerk’s account. The $540,000 expenditure for postage was approved by the Shelby County Commission about three weeks ago but still had to go through the county’s process

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 28, 2022

Avoiding identity theft by protecting mail | Scam of the Week

identity theft can happen on the road right outside of your house. Identity thieves can steal important documents straight out of your mailbox overnight and end up with a considerable amount of information about you, in many cases enough to become you. According to the United States Postal Service, identity theft ...

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for June 28, 2022

How Feds Can Seize USPS Priority Mail Express Packages

USPS Priority Express Mail is considered to be constitutionally protected against opening and inspection without a warrant. So is First Class and Priority Mail. The US Postal Inspection Service, the law enforcement arm of the US Postal Service, claimed the following reasons were sufficient to seize, open, and inspect the contents of a Priority Express Mail parcel:

Citation: www.ecommercebytes.com
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Postal News for June 27, 2022

Fifth All India Conference of postal, finance officers held in Odisha

The 5th All India Conference of Postal and Telecom Accounts and Finance Officers Association(P&TAFOA) was held here recently.

Citation: www.newindianexpress.com
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Postal News for June 27, 2022

Know your tags | Election Mail, Political Mail handling reminder

The Postal Service wants employees to remember the differences between Political Mail and Election Mail tags during this year’s election season. Red Tag 57, for Political Mail, should be used for any political campaign mailing by a registered candidate, campaign committee and committee of a political party. ...Green Tag 191 should only be used to identify ballot mail addressed for domestic or international delivery.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for June 27, 2022

Customs seizes over 4 lbs of ‘ice’ in candy-filled packs

large shipment of methamphetamine or “ice”—roughly over four pounds—that were guised as packages filled with candies during a routine inspection at the U.S. Postal Service in Chalan Kanoa.

Citation: www.saipantribune.com
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Postal News for June 27, 2022

Avoid the Repercussions of Rejecting FEHB Coverage

Unfortunately, the FEHB program experiences increases in premiums each year, which has many long-term employees considering dropping FEHB late in their careers. As an annuitant, should you choose to cancel your FEHB plan enrollment, your chances of re-enrollment are slim to none. The only exception would be if your cancellation or suspension were related to Medicare managed care plan (TRICARE, CHAMPVA, etc.) enrollment.

Citation: www.psretirement.com
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Postal News for June 27, 2022

A pretty penny from pallets | KY facility recycles trash into treasure

There was a pallet pileup outside the Louisville Processing and Distribution Center — and it was growing into quite a nuisance. Private shippers would abandon the wooden pallets outside the Kentucky facility, drawing scavengers who would scour the stacks for recyclable items. The unauthorized foragers would often leave their own discards scattered on the access road, creating a driving hazard. Rather than paying to have the pallets removed, Ginger Rosenbury, the facility’s maintenance operations manager, decided the scavengers had the right idea and persuaded her co-workers to embrace a pallet recycling program.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for June 27, 2022

Stamp Collecting Insights | Postal Cards to Nazi Labor Camps

Mail going through the system was censored by the ghetto postal clerks as well as by Nazi censors. Mail that passed the censors was hand stamped on the front and each town had a unique stamp (Figure 1). Here are three examples of cards written to labor camps that made uniforms and clothing for German soldiers. There were more than 20 of these camps throughout lesser Silesia. My research shows many of the recipients of the cards survived

Citation: stamps.org
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Postal News for June 26, 2022

'Stamp Guy' convicted of defrauding Canada Post of $235K

First, he called Canada Post for a faxed application for bulk mail services. The application would be filled out and returned, usually asking for rush status, allowing the fake company to order up to $7,500 in products on credit with no credit check. Once Fischer had a new account, he would forgo any bulk mail services and simply order stamps and pre-paid products to be shipped to various UPS stores where he had mailboxes across

Citation: www.simcoereformer.ca
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Postal News for June 26, 2022

Many collectors seek U.S. Sunflower stamp booklet

The United States has been issuing definitive stamps in booklet format since 1900. Many U.S. collectors are interested in collecting intact mint booklets. Booklet stamps have their own section in the Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers. On Aug. 15, 2008, the U.S. Postal Service issued a 42¢ Sunflower definitive stamp in booklet panes of 20

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for June 26, 2022

Birmingham postal inspector says someone local tried mailing thousands of counterfeit checks

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Local postal inspectors are warning of a mail scam that could be on it’s way to your mailbox. Earlier this week, local US Postal Inspector, Tony Robinson, found four tubs filled with thousands of counterfeit

Citation: npmhu317.blogspot.com
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Postal News for June 26, 2022

The Official and Final Version of the 2021-2024 APWU-USPS Collective Bargaining Agreement Has Been Published

The official and final version of the 2021-2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement has been completed. The linked PDF is being made available for immediate use. The file is fully searchable and bookmarked.

Citation: apwu.org
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Postal News for June 25, 2022

4 Northeast Ohioans accused of stealing vehicles, U.S. Mail; robbing postal carriers

Four Northeast Ohioans are charged with organizing and engaging in a conspiracy to steal, sell and purchase high-end vehicles, rob Postal Service carriers, and steal from the U.S. mail, the Department of Justice confirmed. The DOJ said Harris, Jones, and Rice are charged with additional counts of possession of stolen mail. Rice is also charged with aiding and abetting the robbery of a postal carrier and stealing keys adopted by the Post Office

Citation: www.cleveland19.com
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Postal News for June 25, 2022

Florida Sheriff Shares Tips To Avoid Having Mail Stolen Out Of Your Mailbox

A message to elderly Floridians as mail theft soars across the country. St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara says two people have been arrested for stealing from mailboxes in a retirement community. He says eleven checks from eleven different mailboxes were among the pieces of mail stolen. Mascara suggests mailing out any checks through the post office, rather than your own mailbox at home. The U.S. Postal Service recently announced that mail theft and fraud has gone up 161 percent year-over-year

Citation: wflanews.iheart.com
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Postal News for June 25, 2022

Nearly 1,400 Republican voters received Democrat absentee ballots for Horry County runoff elections, officials say

1,400 Republican voters received Democratic absentee ballots ahead of the June 28 runoff elections. In a statement issued Friday, the county said 1,377 Republican voters were incorrectly issued the opposite ballots due to “an error in the ballot printing and mailing process.”

Citation: www.wmbfnews.com
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Postal News for June 25, 2022

Booklet-forming machine misread plate number on U.S. 1981 booklet pane

The pane on the right is a Scott-listed error, 1893b, priced at $60 in the 2022 Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers. The perfs are shifted by one vertical row and the slicing is also wrong, such that the horizontal pairs are imperf between. As the catalog value indicates, this error is not rare. It is estimated that more than 1,000 exist.

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for June 24, 2022

Postal Service adjusts delivery times for 2 ground-parcel products

Changes will take effect Aug. 1 despite Postal Regulatory Commission reservations. Starting Aug. 1, parcels moving under the Postal Service’s “Parcel Select Ground” and “Retail Ground” products within the lower 48 states will be delivered between two and five days instead of the current two- to eight-day window, the Postal Service said. Pricing will remain unchanged, the Postal Service said. Both products target users shipping heavier packages and willing to sacrifice slower transit times for lower rates.

Citation: www.freightwaves.com
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Postal News for June 24, 2022

Are overseas retirees about to lose military postal privileges?

Despite some official statements that it is happening, a final decision is up in the air. Many retirees are questioning why this change is being considered in the first place, after decades of being able to use FPO/APO addresses overseas, A major concern among military retirees is that they would no longer be able to get their prescription medications through the Tricare Express Scripts mail-order pharmacy.

Citation: www.airforcetimes.com
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Postal News for June 24, 2022

Six current, former U.S. Postal employees accused of collecting fraudulent unemployment benefits, business loans

In addition to trying to get loans from the Small Business Administration for businesses that were not real, four of the defendants are accused of filing for fraudulent unemployment benefits while they were really working for the Postal Service all along. The defendants are: ...

Citation: www.cbsnews.com
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Postal News for June 24, 2022

Retiree health care | Webinar to address Medicare, other programs

The session, “Medicare, FEHB, and Blue Cross Blue Shield,” will be held Tuesday, June 28, at noon Eastern. Christel Bull, federal account manager for CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, will discuss continuing health coverage into retirement and determining whether you need Medicare Part B. There will also be a live question-and-answer session. Participants must register beforehand on the webinar website. After signing up, directions for accessing the session will be emailed to each registrant.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for June 24, 2022

USPS holds job fairs nationwide as 23% of its workers can now retire

The jobs available are part of the “Delivering for America” 10-year plan. The USPS Office of Inspector General shows 23% of all postal employees are now eligible to retire. A manager said the post office was short staffed. “Our 10-year plan is empowerment and the focus on the employee,” said Douglas Watson, an Austin postmaster. He hired nearly 200 employees in the first half of 2022. Seventy positions were still open as of June 14. “We're looking for city carrier assistants, rural carrier associates and assistant rural carriers.

Citation: www.kvue.com
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Postal News for June 23, 2022

Explore the Beauty of Marine Sanctuaries Through Forever Stamps

Marine Sanctuaries Forever stamps California sea lions, a sand tiger shark and the Farallon Islands are just a few examples of the abundant wildlife and diverse ecosystems that can be found throughout the National Marine Sanctuary System. The U.S. Postal Service celebrates these important treasures in the upcoming Marine Sanctuaries Forever stamps.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for June 23, 2022

Learn about reasonable accommodations | Workplace adjustments

The Postal Service, like all federal agencies, must provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, unless doing so would cause undue hardship for the organization. The Postal Service assesses on a case-by-case basis whether an accommodation would cause undue hardship.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for June 23, 2022

Alabama: Suspects sought in robberies of 3 Birmingham mail carriers; up to $50,000 reward offered

A search is underway for the suspect or suspects in a spate of robberies of U.S. Postal Service mail carriers in Birmingham. The three holdups happened:... U.S. Postal Inspector Tony Robinson said none of the mail carriers were injured.

Citation: www.al.com
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Postal News for June 23, 2022

USPS appoints director of cyber engineering

The appointment comes at a time when federal agencies like USPS are in various stages of implementing zero-trust security architectures in accordance with the Cybersecurity Executive Order issued in May 2021. “Michael brings with him a diverse background

Citation: www.fedscoop.com
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Postal News for June 23, 2022

Fentanyl hidden in ‘premium cat litter’ shipped through USPS, Romulus man arrested

a package that was disguised as cat litter but contained 110 grams of fentanyl. The investigation started on Aug. 19, 2021 when a USPS investigator pulled a large flat rate box with priority labeling

Citation: www.fox2detroit.com
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Postal News for June 23, 2022

NY Woman Gets Postcard Her Late Mom Sent on 1960s Honeymoon, More Mail From the Dead

A woman in New York is now receiving mail from the distant past — written by relatives who have since passed away. Carol Hover, who lives near Rochester, says it started in early April. That's when she got a postcard written by her mother and dated 1960

Citation: www.nbcphiladelphia.com
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Postal News for June 22, 2022

Postal worker grazed by a bullet in Dorchester

A mail carrier was grazed by a bullet in Dorchester Tuesday evening. Boston Police said... No arrests have been made.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 22, 2022

Cartons of mail left in street in southwest suburbs after being spilled by U.S. Postal Service truck (with video)

PALOS HILLS, Ill. (CBS) -- In a delivery disaster in Palos Hills, video shows a box truck spilling cartons of USPS mail onto the street. As CBS 2's Marissa Perlman reported, the mess of mail was left behind at 103rd Street and Harlem Avenue early Monday morning. Video shows a box truck spilling what appears to be hundreds of pieces of mail – leaving the busy intersection covered in it.

Citation: www.cbsnews.com
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Postal News for June 22, 2022

Highway Patrol trooper murdered working part-time job driving a Postal Service truck

Troy Morris was working his part-time job driving a Postal Service truck on Aug. 7, 2020, when he got a flat tire on Highway 61, according to investigators. Morris called MHP and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department to report the flat and waited for the Postal Service to send another truck. At some point, Morris was shot to death.

Citation: www.wapt.com
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Postal News for June 22, 2022

Postal Service Celebrates Mathematical Beauty of Flowers

The Floral Geometry stamp art began as an exploration of the patterns found in nature — specifically the symmetry of flowers. The stamps' art features a series of overlapping geometric

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 22, 2022

Pallet intrigue | Tip leads to massive haul

postal inspector was investigating a tip about missing postal equipment when he visited a local company that had amassed a collection of roughly 11,000 USPS pallets. “In my 15 years as an inspector, I have never, ever seen so many pallets in one place,” Bravo said. The investigation was set in motion when Al Villasenor, transportation manager at the Los Angeles Processing and Distribution Center, passed along the tip Because the Inspection Service could not determine if any criminal intent was involved, the agency opted not to file charges.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for June 22, 2022

Man holds Sherrodsville postal worker at gun point

Justin Gerald Bendo, whose address is listed as Akron, was staying at a home his parents own on Lodge Rd. (SR 542). He is being held on preliminary charges of Aggravated Menacing, Inducing Panic, Kidnapping and Breaking and Entering. The county 911 dispatch center received a call from the post office employee at 9:48 a.m., saying a man came into the post office and “held him at gunpoint.” “This guy is walking around heavily armed,” the caller advised. “He had a pistol and held a gun to my...

Citation: theccmonline.com
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Postal News for June 21, 2022

Raiders of the lost stuff | Scavenger hunt seeks old postal equipment

U.S. Postal Service Legacy Equipment If you have old, unused postal technology sitting around your workplace, you have an opportunity to return it to USPS — and maybe win a prize in the process.

The Postal Service is sponsoring its first Equipment Scavenger Hunt, a contest to locate and return unused computer, retail, delivery and networking equipment.

The contest began June 18 and runs through July 8.

To return an item, a facility must complete an online submission form that includes the item type, serial number (when applicable) and a return tracking number.

Gas cards, food and other prizes will be awarded based on the monetary value of the returned items.

Winners will be selected for the office that returns the most equipment nationwide, along with the top three offices in each USPS area. Awards will also be presented to individuals.

The Equipment Scavenger Hunt website has more information.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for June 21, 2022

Video of Wisconsin Rapids postal worker goes viral

She went outside to watch the storms coming in, and that's when she captured a video of postal worker Sue Pelot-Flanagan braving the storms to deliver her mail. Pelot-Flanagan, a postal worker since 2013... "I think it's amazing," she said. "I think that it does show that our mail carriers do go unnoticed and unappreciated."

Citation: www.waow.com
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Postal News for June 21, 2022

Damage to Nederland post office box could result in criminal charges

The drop box outside the Nederland Post Office recently suffered damage in what could result in criminal charges. And there may be other local mail drop boxes impacted. Social media posts in Mid County showed photos of the Nederland mailbox covered with

Citation: www.panews.com
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Postal News for June 21, 2022

Biden signs bill renaming Omaha post office after Black WWII hero

a Black man who enlisted in the still-segregated Navy as a mess attendant, was hailed as “the hero of the Solomon Islands“ after the sinking of his ship, the USS Gregory, on Sept. 5, 1942, near Guadalcanal. He was credited with swimming for several hours through shark-infested waters while towing a lifeboat filled with 15 wounded shipmates

Citation: siouxcityjournal.com
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Postal News for June 21, 2022

Portland, Oregon | Guns, drugs and even a stolen postal worker’s uniform were all taken off the streets last week after a huge bust

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Guns, drugs and even a stolen postal worker’s uniform were all taken off the streets last week after a huge bust in north Portland. passports, and mail from more than 40 victims. Officers also found a USPS jacket and hat, as well as fake IDs, washed checks, suspected fentanyl and methamphetamine.

Citation: www.kptv.com
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Postal News for June 21, 2022

Libby postal workers collect 3,400 pounds in food drive

The Libby postal workers wanted to thank the folks in the community that contributed to their 2022 “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. The crews collected 3,400 pounds of food, which was given to the Libby Food Pantry.

Citation: thewesternnews.com
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Postal News for June 20, 2022

10 Postal Themed Movies to Watch

#8. The Postman (1997) | In a post-apocalyptic America, a drifter disguises as a postman and delivers mails to the survivors, giving them hope that the government has been restored. The Postman is a 1997 American action-adventure film produced and directed by Kevin Costner and features him in the lead role.

Citation: www.postalmuseum.org
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Postal News for June 20, 2022

14 Of The Most Famous Postal Workers! (Full List)

Conrad Hilton (Postmaster, San Antonio, NM; 1910–1911): Before becoming a millionaire hotel magnate, 23-year-old Hilton served as Postmaster of his hometown of San Antonio, New Mexico.

Citation: querysprout.com
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Postal News for June 20, 2022

SubTropolis | An Underground Industrial Complex

... naturally maintains temperatures between 65 and 70 °F (18 and 21 °C) year-round. The United States Postal Service and the United States Environmental Protection Agency lease spaces within SubTropolis, the United States Postal Service for its collectible stamp operations and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their Region-7 Training and Logistics Center.[1] The National Archives and Records Administration also leases space for a Federal Records Center. [2]

Citation: wikipedia.org/wiki/SubTropolis
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Postal News for June 20, 2022

The Postal Service Goes Underground

the first US postal use of a series of underground pneumatic tubes, using six-inch iron water pipes to carry mail underground between post offices and railway stations. Powered by pressurized air, canisters would fly between stations at 30 mph. Philadelphia started the trend with a tube line that connected the central post office at 9th and Market Streets

Citation: npisorters.com
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Postal News for June 20, 2022

Why is Stetson Bennett called the Mailman? The story behind Georgia QB's nickname

Among the current crop of players with a nickname is Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett, whose nickname of "The Mailman" might be among the most apt on the nickname-position relevance scale in recent history. So, Bennett's nickname fits him well. But how did he get it?

Citation: www.sportingnews.com
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Postal News for June 20, 2022

Retired postal worker wins lottery for the third time

The retired Postal Service worker revealed he hopes to put some of the winnings towards a trip with his wife and plans to save the rest. A series of stunning wins have hit the headlines in recent weeks. Joshua Locklear originally thought he had won $600 and was left stunned when the amount

Citation: postaltimes.com
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Postal News for June 19, 2022

For federal retirees, COLA is not a retirement panacea for inflation

When it comes to cost-of-living adjustments, not all government retirees are treated equal. Anyone who is retired from federal service will eventually get COLAs, but how soon depends on which retirement system you fall into. And not everyone always gets the same amount.

Citation: www.federaltimes.com
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Postal News for June 19, 2022

Coming soon | Stamp release dates announced

The Postal Service has announced dates for more stamp releases, along with the cities where the dedication ceremonies are scheduled:

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for June 19, 2022

US Postal Service looking to hire 50-plus workers at Spartanburg County locations

The U.S. Postal Service has joined a number of employers holding job fairs to fill open positions. Postal Service is looking to fill some 50 full- and part-time and seasonal positions for jobs in the city and county post offices in Spartanburg, Moore, Union, Roebuck, Woodruff, Duncan, Landrum, Chesnee, Cowpens and Gaffney.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 19, 2022

A blown-out tire, with strangers to the rescue

I didn’t get their names, the men who came to my aid. The postal delivery man who pulled off Interstate 25 behind me as I frantically poured drinking water on my burning, shredded trailer tire. The volunteer fireman who arrived after the fire was out, and waited with me until my friends could come to fix my flat tire.
The U.S. Postal Service worker, who carries mail from Albuquerque to our rural post offices, was at the end of his route when he saw me edge off the exit. “I will always stop to help, especially when a female’s alone,” he said.

Citation: www.santafenewmexican.com
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Postal News for June 19, 2022

Stamp of affection | The steady trundle of the philatelic cart must continue

The signage was elegant, written in the finest English, with not one spelling or grammatical mistake that I could spot, describing the sequence of stamps issued in India with Babasaheb as the subject, firstday covers, and panels showing the stamps themselves. The exhibition, I realized, was not just a collection of stamps about the man but a story, gently and yet powerfully told, of how India, which started issuing ‘commemorative’ (one-offs) and ‘definitive’ (a bulk issue, repeated over and over again) stamps for its heroes, especially Mahatma Gandhi, very early after its independence, took quite some time to honour Babasaheb. It was in 1966, a full decade after his death, that the post and telegraph department issued its first commemorative stamp

Citation: www.telegraphindia.com
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Postal News for June 19, 2022

New postmasters installed at Ketchikan and Ward Cove offices

Jesse Kvale takes the postmaster’s oath administered by Bret Sisco, one of the Postal Service’s two managers of post office operations in the Alaska District, on Wednesday afternoon to become the new postmaster of the Ward Cove Post Office. Also participating in the event was Crystal Owen, who was installed as postmaster of the Ketchikan Post Office during a seperate installation ceremony of Wednesday morning at the Ketchikan Post Office.

Citation: www.ketchikandailynews.com
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Postal News for June 18, 2022

Residents of small Utah town want their post office back

in some communities, it's not so convenient. They have to go to a local post office to send and receive mail. In the small central Utah town of Sigurd, that luxury is no longer an option. Residents there have had to drive to neighboring Richfield to get their mail from the U.S. Postal Service.

Citation: www.fox13now.com
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Postal News for June 18, 2022

How thieves took $5,620 from my bank account with old-fashioned check washing

Federal agents suspect our monthly Delmarva Power check may have been among the items stolen right out of the blue mailboxes at the Talleyville, Del., post office, which faces busy U.S. Route 202. “You have been identified as a possible victim,” the head of a multifunctional team of Philadelphia-based postal inspectors wrote me in a letter that arrived June 13, detailing the brazen burglary.

Citation: www.inquirer.com
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Postal News for June 17, 2022

Agents protect against dangerous, illegal shipments at JFK postal facility

It’s a battle that lasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week at John F. Kennedy International Airport; US Customs and Border Protection work alongside the US Postal Service to screen over 1 million postal parcels a day. International gun and drug traffickers are using every trick in the book to get their goods into the United States

Citation: pix11.com
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Postal News for June 17, 2022

USPS Is Making This Unprecedented Change to Service, Starting June 20

The USPS has also filed plans with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to raise the prices of First-Class Mail by 6.5 percent, starting July 10. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy recently warned customers that the agency will continue to increase costs at an "uncomfortable" rate over the next few years. Thankfully, the latest change will likely be looked on more favorably than the others.

Citation: www.yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 16, 2022

Are postal employees who retired prior to April 6, 2022 required to enroll in Medicare?

Beginning in January 2025, the new law will require all newly Medicare-eligible USPS annuitants and their Medicare-eligible covered family members to enroll in Medicare Part B to maintain their postal health coverage.

Citation: www.21cpw.com; Article Date: April 12, 2022
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Postal News for June 16, 2022

Mariachi Forever stamps

Mariachi Forever stamps
New Mariachi stamps by USA Postal Service | The U.S. Postal Service will celebrate mariachi, the unique traditional music of Mexico that has become deeply rooted in the United States. The first-day-of-issue ceremony will be held during the 30th Annual Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque. Filled with passion, rhythm and stories of life, love and loss, mariachi music is an integral element of Mexican American culture that has become deeply rooted in the United States and has fans around the world. Each of the five vibrant stamps in this pane of 20 features a musician dressed in a traje de charro, the traditional outfit of mariachi performers, playing one of five iconic mariachi instruments: guitar, guitarrón, vihuela, violin and trumpet. Rafael López designed the stamps and created the art. Customers may purchase stamps and other philatelic products through the Postal Store at usps.com/shopstamps, by calling 844-737-7826, by mail through USA Philatelic, or at Post Office locations nationwide. The event for the Mariachi Forever stamps is free and open to the public. Share the news of the stamp with the hashtag #MariachiStamps.

Citation: latinbayarea.com
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Postal News for June 16, 2022

Mailed Meth | 10 pounds of meth seized from 8 mailed packages

More than 10 pounds of methamphetamine and 5 pounds of THC products were seized from mailed packages over a five-month time frame, according to federal authorities in the U.S. District Court of Guam. No charges have been filed against the individuals named on the packages. Here are the details of the recently unsealed methamphetamine seizures:

Citation: www.postguam.com
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Postal News for June 16, 2022

New Jersey Postal Worker Charged with Insurance Fraud

a mail sorter employed by the United States Postal Service was arrested... Gerald Hunter, 32, of Jersey City, is charged ...

Citation: www.shorenewsnetwork.com
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Postal News for June 16, 2022

USPS BANS deliveries to wealthy Santa Monica neighborhood because of multiple attacks on mail carriers, as woke LA DA George Gascon faces heat over spiraling crime

'Current Los Angeles County Emergency Bail Orders state certain misdemeanors are not subject to pre-trial detention, but instead the offender is provided a citation and released,' Santa Monica police spokeswoman Lt. Erika Aklufi said. Morgan has not been charged with the attacks on the letter carriers

Citation: www.dailymail.co.uk
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Postal News for June 15, 2022

The Official Website of USPS® | Mail and Shipping Services

The Official Website of USPS® . Explore Our Shipping and Mailing Services From Boxes to Stamps! Learn More. Save Time by Accessing the Many Services of the United States Postal Service at USPS.com. Services: Click-N-Ship, Stamps & Supplies, Informed Delivery, New Passport

Citation: www.usps.com
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Postal News for June 15, 2022

World's highest post office gets 'letterbox-shaped' office

New Delhi: The post office, situated at the highest altitude anywhere in the world, has got a completely new look. The main reason behind the recent renovation is believed to be to boost tourism in the region. The post office is located at Hikkim in Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. It came into being in 1983 and situated at 14,567 feet above sea level which highest in the world.

Citation: news24online.com
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Postal News for June 15, 2022

20 Great Career Options for People Who Love the Outdoors

The postal service mail carriers are responsible for delivering mail to homes and businesses. They typically work in urban areas, but they may also travel to rural areas. Mail carriers need to lift heavy packages and walk and drive long distances. The postal service mail carrier job is ideal for a person who enjoys being outdoors and walking. The best part of this job is interacting with people in the community.

Citation: moneyinc.com
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Postal News for June 15, 2022

Military postal system plans to end mail privileges for overseas military retirees

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — Military retirees, Red Cross workers and some government employees living and working overseas will lose access to the military mail service starting Aug. 24, a postal service... to affect all Air/Army Post Office, or APO, and Fleet Post Office, or FPO, addresses worldwide. ...overseas retirees, for example, rely on the military mail service to provide timely delivery of medications from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Citation: www.stripes.com
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Postal News for June 15, 2022

A piece of mail helps officers narrow down the search area for Zion Foster

The department recently made a breakthrough in the search thanks to a piece of mail. It was marked with a Detroit postal code and sent around the time Zion went missing.

Citation: www.wxyz.com
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Postal News for June 15, 2022

What has been the best-selling U.S. commemorative stamp to date?

Allowing the public to select the artwork for the Elvis Presley stamp was an unprecedented move by the U.S. Postal Service. The choice was between two equally superb but thematically distinct portraits: a watercolor of the youthful Elvis by Mark Stutzman, or a more mature Elvis painted by John Berkey.

Citation: postalmuseum.si.edu
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Postal News for June 14, 2022

Today is Flag Day

Flag of the United States of America The first celebration of the U.S. Flag's birthday was held in 1877, on the 100th anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777.

Citation: www.military.com
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Postal News for June 14, 2022

New video shows missing postal worker Kierra Coles before she vanished in 2018

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Chicago police have released new video of missing postal worker Kierra Coles, who was last seen nearly four years ago. The footage shows Coles, who was three months pregnant at the time...

Citation: www.cbsnews.com
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Postal News for June 14, 2022

Postal carrier pistol-whipped, robbed in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, Calif. - A U.S. postal carrier was pistol-whipped and robbed Monday as she made he rounds... The postal carrier was taken

Citation: www.ktvu.com
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Postal News for June 14, 2022

2022 Contract Negotiations Update for the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU)

this month’s meetings of the National Executive Board have produced a final package of proposals—the majority of which were submitted by members from across the country—to amend or create new provisions throughout the NPMHU National Agreement. It is our hope that these improvements will be considered, understood, accepted, and implemented by the USPS for the betterment of all mail handlers. Over the course of the next three months, our bargaining team will present each of these proposed changes during negotiations. During Friday’s session to officially open 2022 bargaining, NPMHU

Citation: NPMHU 317
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Postal News for June 14, 2022

Amazon unionization dispute flares

In Pennsylvania, an Amazon employee who claims to have been illegally retaliated against is being represented by the American Postal Workers Union, which has expressed interest in expanding its membership to include more employees of private companies. A union lawyer declined to comment on the case. The Postal Workers Union didn't respond to questions about whether it is trying to organize Amazon employees, though it has publicly stated its intent to support them.

Citation: www.nwaonline.com
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Postal News for June 11, 2022

Robbers demand mailbox keys from postal workers in St. Louis County

OLD JAMESTOWN, Mo. – Two men are charged with robbing postal workers in St. Louis County. Roy Jones, 19, and Xavier Boyd, 18, are each being held on a $50,000 bond. They could also face federal charges because of the crimes against federal employees. A postal worker delivering mail was approached by a man with a handgun

Citation: fox2now.com
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Postal News for June 11, 2022

Stolen mail truck located, postal service still trying to figure out who snatched it

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Police found a mail truck stolen from a Hollywood post office, but the United States Postal Service said Friday morning it’s still offering a reward for information leading to an arrest. The USPS Grumman Long Life Vehicle was taken from the West Hollywood Hills Post Office

Citation: www.local10.com
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Postal News for June 11, 2022

Postal Worker Robbed at Gunpoint in Bethesda

The Postal Service worker was attacked just after noon... wanted her postal key that unlocks blue boxes. The postal worker remained in her truck, talking with police... The key the gunman was likely after is commonly called an arrow key...

Citation: www.nbcwashington.com
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Postal News for June 11, 2022

Sen. Warner gives update on postal delays in the Charlottesville area

Mail delivery issues have been a reoccurring problem for many people in the Charlottesville area. ...said he would try to push for a pay raise for postal workers.

Citation: www.nbc29.com
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Postal News for June 11, 2022

‘We need more protection’: Mail carriers sound alarm over surge in robberies

Between 2018 and 2021, robberies of letter carriers more than tripled... inspection service said the surge in letter carrier robberies is likely fueled by several factors including the economic impact of the Covid crisis, the growth in USPS parcel volume amid the rise of e-commerce and the mailing of government checks related to pandemic aid programs.

Citation: www.nbcnews.com
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Postal News for June 10, 2022

What it Takes to Be an Average Retiree

Some federal annuitants no doubt are above national averages, in terms of retirement assets and guaranteed income. ...there are five broad categories of retirees ...The “median” CSRS benefit—the point where half are below and half are above—is about $...

Citation: www.fedweek.com
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Postal News for June 10, 2022

Don't Let the Postal Service check Your "Pulse!"

the 2022 version of the survey removes the comment section... Nowhere in this survey is there a disclaimer that it is voluntary. Regardless of pressure from supervisors or managers, letter correspondence, excessive emails, or other tactics, employees are not required to participate in this survey. APWU urges you to not participate.

Citation: apwu.org
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Postal News for June 10, 2022

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy addresses supply chain executives

“The United States Postal Service will have the greatest reach and be the most reliable and affordable delivery provider,” DeJoy told an audience of 800 supply chain executives representing leading global brands at the recent Reuters Events: Supply Chain Execution USA 2022 conference in Chicago. DeJoy, a featured keynote speaker...

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for June 10, 2022

May 2022 Consumer Price Index Rises 1% - Rising 8.6 Percent Over the Last 12 Months – Gasoline Up 48.7% Year-Over-Year

U.S. Inflation...the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 8.6 percent before seasonal adjustment. The increase was broad-based, with the indexes for shelter, gasoline, and food being the largest contributors.

Citation: goldrushcam.com
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Postal News for June 10, 2022

USPS hoping to hire 300 letter carriers in Denver

DENVER (KDVR) – The United States Postal Service is looking to hire 300 people to fill letter carrier vacancies in Denver. In Denver alone, there are currently 800 letter carriers making the daily rounds, but many more are needed. “Well, I think it is the national labor shortage...

Citation: kdvr.com
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Postal News for June 9, 2022

Man takes plea deal for murder of Albuquerque postal worker

Prosecutors said Hernandez was killed while delivering mail to a community mailbox outside Zamora’s home in southwest Albuquerque. He reportedly saw Zamora hit his mother and tried to intervene, but he was shot and killed.

Citation: www.kob.com
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Postal News for June 9, 2022

Pair accused of stealing from USPS mailboxes arrested in Jeffersontown after chase

Angel Allen driving a vehicle they had been looking for in connection with several mail thefts had been spotted. Brandon King, was found in the car with a Postal Service arrow key, used exclusively to open post office mailboxes.

Citation: www.wlky.com
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Postal News for June 9, 2022

for Big Sky Post Office to Support Rapid Growth

The increase in funding will eliminate the Post Office's reliance on local tax dollars, freeing up approximately $64,300 in Local Resort Tax dollars to support the growing community.

Citation: www.tester.senate.gov
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Postal News for June 9, 2022

“Lightyear” Postal Stamps Revealed at the Film’s Red-Carpet Premiere

"Go Beyond" is a pane of 20 stamps arranged in four horizontal rows of five stamps featuring the image of Buzz Lightyear, a Space Ranger marooned...a sneak peek of new Forever stamps from the U.S. Postal Service...

Citation: www.laughingplace.com
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Postal News for June 8, 2022

Stamp Announcement 22-23: Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp

2022 - 2023 Federal Duck Stamp On June 24, 2022, in Fairfax, VA, the U.S. Department of the Interior will issue the $25 Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation stamp for the 2022–2023 waterfowl hunting season. The pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) stamp will go on sale nationwide June 24, 2022, and is valid through June 30, 2023. Availability to Post Offices: Item 336700, 2022–2023 $25.00 Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, PSA Pane of One Stamp Fulfillment Services (SFS) will not make an automatic distribution to Post Offices. To allow postmasters to order the 2022–2023 Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation stamp in quantities approximating customer demand, there is no minimum ordering quantity. Postmasters must review their previous year’s sales records to determine the appropriate number of the 2022-2023 Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation stamps to order. Postmasters must order sufficient quantities of Item 336700 to meet the expected demand for this item by stamp collectors, conservationists, and hunters. Post Offices must not sell these stamps before the first-day-of-issue, but will be able to preorder them through SFS Web at sfsweb.usps.gov/sfsweb. Distribution: Item 336800, 2022–2023 $25.00 Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, PSA Pane of 20 The 2022–2023 $25.00 Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation PSA Pane of 20 will only be distributed by SFS in Kansas City, MO, and by consignment via Amplex Corporation.

Citation: USPS via Postal Employee News
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Postal News for June 8, 2022

Convicted mail thief pleads guilty after stealing mail again, DOJ says

Soheil Akhavan Rezaie, 37, pled guilty in federal court Tuesday to committing wire fraud and confessed to stealing large amounts of mail from local homes... convicted of mail theft in 2017, as well, and was out of jail on supervised release when he committed the most recent crimes.

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for June 8, 2022

Did your at-home COVID test yield a false negative? You're not alone

...such at-home tests were once hard to come by due to supply-chain issues and the supply and demand mismatch, the Biden administration's investment in millions of free tests that can be requested by Americans via the postal service has made them more ubiquitous. ...someone in a household develops symptoms, takes an at-home test, then tests negative and goes about their life; or, tests positive and self-isolates.

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for June 8, 2022

Stamp Collecting. 2022 federal duck stamp with engraved security feature to debut June 24

James Hautman’s acrylic painting of a pair of redheads floating in water is featured on the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s federal duck stamp that will be issued June 24 in Fairfax, Va. the new duck stamp will feature an engraved element. “The part printed in intaglio is part of our security features,” Suzanne Fellows, chief of the Federal Duck Stamp Office, told Linn’s Stamp News. “It is in the water under the drake redhead and says ‘DUCKSTAMP22/23.’” On preliminary artwork for the stamp, this inscription is repeated multiple times. collectors can find additional details at the Fish and Wildlife Service website.

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for June 7, 2022

About the American Philatelic Society

With members in more than 110 countries, the APS is the largest, non-profit organization for stamp collectors in the world. Founded in 1886, the APS serves collectors, educators, postal historians, and the general public by providing a wide variety of programs and services. The Society is entirely supported by membership dues, gifts, and the sale of publications, specialty items, and services. Membership in the American Philatelic Society offers a wide variety of benefits and services, including the monthly journal, The American Philatelist. We invite you to apply for membership today.

Citation: stamps.org
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Postal News for June 7, 2022

Smarty Releases 193+ Million Addresses in New US Master Address List

The Smarty US Master Address List is the most complete and accurate list of mailable US addresses available. Additional data points like whether the delivery point is residential or commercial, parent addresses and associated apartments or suites, shared delivery points, ZIP+4 Codes, and FIPS Codes all provide valuable business insights. More information about Smarty can be found at https://www.smarty.com.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 7, 2022

USPS issues new shipping requirements | Hazardous materials

The Postal Service has issued new requirements for shipping used electronics and other hazardous materials.

Effective June 6, mailers must separate all material requiring hazardous markings or labels into identifiable containers.

Additionally, pre-owned, damaged or defective electronic devices — such as cellphones, laptops, tablets — that either contain or are packed with lithium batteries must be mailed by surface transportation using Parcel Select Ground or USPS Retail Ground, Parcel Return Service or Ground Return Service.

To ensure visibility, these packages must be marked “Restricted Electronic Device” and “Surface Transportation Only,” in addition to any other applicable markings.

Customers are not allowed to use Priority Express, Priority Mail or First-Class Package Service to ship pre-owned, damaged or defective electronic devices by air.

The Postal Service is revising Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail to incorporate new requirements for mailers.

Due to the importance to public safety, these rules are effective immediately.

However, the public will have 30 days to provide input toward potential revisions in a subsequent final rule.

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for June 7, 2022

Cattle and crops featured on Denver postmarks

The Rocky Mountain Stamp Show offered two postmarks displaying farm and ranch themes. The May 27 cancel has images of Colorado farming products... To obtain the postmarks, address your request to: FARM Station and RANCH Station, Postmaster, 7500 E. 53rd Place, Room 2204, Denver, CO 80266-9999.

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for June 6, 2022

USPS carriers make Sunday deliveries to parts of Miami Beach affected by downpours

Copious downpours prevented carriers from delivering mail on Saturday. But the skies cleared up on Sunday, and mail carriers were out dropping off letters and packages at homes in ZIP codes 33139 and 33141 that they had missed earlier.

Citation: wsvn.com
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Postal News for June 6, 2022

Nigeria: Nipost Clamps Down Over 30 Illegal Courier Operators in Lagos

embarked on intensive training for all licensed courier operators, the courier department, last week, resumed its clampdown in order to sanitise the industry. General Manager of CLRD, Mr. Oludotun Gideon Shonde, said NIPOST decided to resume its clampdown, having trained operators who were ready and willing to have good knowledge of the industry and to abide to the laws governing the courier industry.

Citation: allafrica.com
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Postal News for June 6, 2022

'Give the champ the stamp': Campaign calls for Postal Service to honor Muhammad Ali

A person must be dead for at least three years before they can become the subject of a postage stamp, and Ali passed six years ago. "The U.S. Postal Service stamp program honors members, extraordinary individuals who have contributed to American Society, history, culture and environment...

Citation: www.yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 6, 2022

Stamp Collecting Market Size by Consumption Analysis, Developments and Trends, Growth Forecast, Regions, Type, Manufacturers, and Application

Citation: www.marketwatch.com
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Postal News for June 5, 2022

Postal Service to conduct testing of electronic bikes (eBikes) for mail delivery

Parcel AW bike by Coastal Cycles On June 2, 2021, the Postal Service notified NALC of its intent to conduct testing of electronic bikes (eBikes) for mail delivery. The Postal Service believes the eBikes will offer an eco-friendly option for city delivery. Testing began on August 7th, in two offices in Florida, Miami Beach and Open Air Station in St. Petersburg and will continue for approximately six months. Both locations included in the test have existing bicycle routes. The test includes two different models of eBike, both manufactured by Coaster Cycles. Currently, USPS is testing one model in Miami Beach while both are being tested in St. Petersburg.

Citation: www.nalc.org
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Postal News for June 5, 2022

Yes, You Can Legally Buy Unclaimed Mail. We'll Explain How

There are many Amazon and USPS packages that never make it to their destinations. You can buy those packages online and in person -- but watch out for scams.

Citation: www.cnet.com
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Postal News for June 5, 2022

NPMHU Local 317 | Arbitrator Sharnoff Rules on Universal Sorting System (USS)

the NPMHU has prevailed in its National RI-399 dispute concerning jurisdictional assignments on the Universal Sorting System or USS. In an award dated May 24, 2022, National Arbitrator Joseph Sharnoff concluded that the jurisdictional determination originally issued by the Postal Service in 2019 was consistent with the principles of RI-399, and that the Mail Handler Craft is the proper craft for performing all operations on the USS

Citation: National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU)
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Postal News for June 5, 2022

APWU | Scan Where You Band

despite being unable to gain new work on the USS, this decision affirmed the Clerk Craft as the primary craft for the operation of automated Scan Where You Band units when attached to a USS. Clerk Division Director Lamont Brooks said, “Although we did not gain any additional work for the Clerk Craft in this case, we did continue to be successful in defending the work that has already been assigned to the craft—in this case we were able to hold on to the Scan Where You Band work.” He continued, “I want to thank the members of the RI-399 Committee, Assistant Director Lynn Pallas-Barber and Ron Suslak for all their hard work on this case and our witnesses from the field who testified on behalf of the APWU.”

Citation: American Postal Workers Union (APWU)
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Postal News for June 3, 2022

PMG DeJoy Follows Through With His Promise to Order More Electric Vehicles

“As I noted when we placed our initial NGDV delivery order, the Postal Service would continue to look for opportunities to further increase the electrification of our fleet in a responsible manner, as we continue to refine our operating strategy and implement the Delivering for America plan,” DeJoy said in a statement. “A modernized network of delivery facilities provides us with such an opportunity. This is the right approach —operationally, financially, and environmentally.”

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 3, 2022

Which cities and states have most dog attacks on USPS postal workers?

The U.S. Postal Service on Thursday released rankings of 2021 dog attacks by city as part of National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Cleveland topped the list of 32 cities, with 58 USPS employees being attacked by dogs there in 2021

Citation: fox5sandiego.com
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Postal News for June 3, 2022

Nancy Reagan to get her own U.S. Postal stamp

Serving as U.S. first lady from 1981 to 1989, Reagan launched the "Just Say No" anti-drug campaign to educate children on drug use. Also a former actress, Reagan served as first lady of California while her husband was governor. Reagan lived to be 94 and died in 2016.

Citation: justthenews.com
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Postal News for June 3, 2022

St. Tammany sheriff: Do not use blue mailboxes

The blue mail collection boxes commonly seen outside post offices and at other locations have become a target for thieves who steal and alter mailed checks and money orders, according to the sheriff.

Citation: www.msn.com
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Postal News for June 3, 2022

Baby Express Once Upon a Time Babies Traveled by Mail

A five-year-old girl from Grangeville, Idaho, May Pierstoff ventured across a 73-mile journey to her grandmother's home in Lewiston, Idaho by parcel mail. What's less known of the famous and peculiar voyage was little Miss May's connection to her postal nanny. As it turned out, the postman who escorted May was actually her cousin. Contrary to most expectations, little Miss May's journey was free of harm and delivered her safely to her grandmother.

Citation: mix106radio.com
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Postal News for June 3, 2022

Israel Post: Post office privatization plan approved

Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel said, "The postal service should have been privatized years ago. It hurt the public to leave it as it was. Better late than never."

Citation: www.israelhayom.com
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Postal News for June 1, 2022

Senators Want Postal Service to Secure Blue Mailboxes After ‘Washed Check' Problems

Four U.S. senators, including three from Pennsylvania and Delaware, have sent a letter to the U.S. Postmaster General demanding answers regarding concerns over security of mail inside Postal Service blue boxes. A rash of "washed check" thefts that NBC10 Responds has covered in several stories this year is adding to the urgency of improving the security of mail put in blue boxes.

Citation: www.nbcphiladelphia.com
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Postal News for June 1, 2022

Northern Colorado drug ring exposed after deputies uncover drugs' unique path into jail

The Northern Colorado Drug Task Force on Friday arrested 12 people on suspicion of multiple felony and misdemeanor charges, including nine inmates and three other people accused of introducing drugs into the jail through U.S. Postal Service mail.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for June 1, 2022

This Jeep Was the First Commissioned Mail Truck

The Jeep DJ, also known as the “Dispatcher,” was a mail truck that served the USPS for a number of years. It was essentially the two-wheel-drive version of the CJ, and for USPS it was made to be right-hand drive. While the postal service did have vehicles in its fleet before the DJ, this truck was the first to be commissioned by the agency. What is the Jeep DJ? Although the Post Office Department was created in 1792 and the first modern automobile was built in 1886, it would not be until the 1950s that the USPS would get its first dedicated mail delivery vehicle. Known as the Jeep DJ, this vehicle would serve the postal service until the introduction of the Grumman LLV.

Citation: www.motorbiscuit.com
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Postal News for June 1, 2022

Feds charge four in Cleveland-area mail theft, car heist ring that has stolen some $2.7 million

Four people are charged in connection with the theft of U.S. Postal Service master keys that allowed them and others to steal mail from blue boxes across the area. Investigators also tied members of the group to a car-heist ring...

Citation: www.cleveland.com
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Postal News for June 1, 2022

95 Delivery Drivers Spill The Funniest, Weirdest, And Craziest Experiences They Had On The Job

Drivers encounter an abundance of safety hazards when they step out of their vehicles, and one of the most common ones is poorly restrained pets at purchasers' residences. In 2020 alone, more than 5,800 postal workers were attacked by dogs while delivering the mail, according to the United States Postal Service (USPS). Whether they got gently nipped at their ankles, viciously bitten or even attacked, aggressive pet behavior puts many employees in danger. Any courier is at risk, Console Jr. stated, "especially to hand-deliver packages or messages to a private residence, could be bitten in the course of their work. That includes not only postal workers employed by the USPS but also employees of companies like FedEx, UPS, DHL, and smaller logistics and delivery companies."

Citation: www.boredpanda.com
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Postal News for May 31, 2022

60 LSD stamps seized from parcel at postal department’s International Mail Centre

Orders suspected to be placed via Dark Net and paid for using cryptocurrency. This time, 207 gm of MDMA and 60 LSD stamps were found packed into 15 different parcels from the Netherlands. All parcels from abroad are routed through the IMC, run by the postal department, with the help of Customs officials.

Citation: www.thehindu.com
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Postal News for May 31, 2022

'He's the nicest guy:' Neighbors speak out after mail carrier attacked with baseball bat

Matthew Harrison, 43, is accused of beating a mail carrier with a baseball bat before barricading inside his home for hours along Dorchester Avenue in Brookline Saturday. 25-year postal employee Charles "Charlie" Schmiedlin was the victim in the attack. Court records state Schmiedlin told police he was facing his postal van when he felt a large object hit the back of his head.

Citation: www.wtae.com
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Postal News for May 31, 2022

4 arrested in Kettering post office mailbox thefts, police believe more suspects involved

in connection with Forrer Boulevard post office outdoor mailbox thefts in which a stolen key was used, police said. The arrests came about 2 a.m. as part of investigations by the U.S. Postal Service and local police into thefts — many including checks — from outdoor blue drop boxes... Keith D. Calahan, 23, of Dayton; Leonard A. Blackstone, 19, of Kettering; Jeff Weaver, 22, of Centerville; and Amond N. Turner, 22, of Trotwood; were arrested

Citation: www.yahoo.com
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Postal News for May 31, 2022

Your Chance to Help Rein in USPS Rate Hikes

In a dry statement on its website, the PRC said in a nutshell that in response to a House of Representatives report, interested persons could provide input via email to stakeholderinput@prc.gov or by letter to the Commission at 901 New York Ave., N.W., Ste. 200, Washington, DC 20268 by July 31, 2022. An association of industry players called “Keep Us Posted” had a more understandable take on its website where it discussed the PRC’s consultation process, saying it “should lead it to reconsider its 2020 ruling which gave Postal Service leadership the power to initiate postage rates that far outpace surging inflation levels.”

Citation: www.ecommercebytes.com
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Postal News for May 31, 2022

What do inverts and two 1972 U.S. stamps have in common?

“While tagging ghosts are not uncommon on a single stamp issue (frequently giving the appearance of a double impression of the design), tagging ghosts showing different stamp issues are rarely encountered,” writes Wayne L. Youngblood in his The Odd Lot column. In the case at hand, Youngblood looks more closely at a United States 8¢ Stamp Collecting stamp (Scott 1474) that bears an inverted tagging ghost of the U.S. 8¢ Pharmacy stamp (1473). To set the stage, he shows pictures of the 8¢ Pharmacy/8¢ Stamp Collecting tagging error under shortwave ultraviolet light. He then methodically explains how the miscue occurred. Some key points relate to the sizes of the panes, how the taggant was applied, and the order in which the stamps were printed. He concludes with a brief look at another U.S. stamp bearing a tagging ghost of another stamp issue. Hint: the stamp is from the popular Transportation coil series.

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for May 31, 2022

June leads | Annual postal employee drive begins

The USPS Small Business Solutions team is challenging postal employees to submit sales leads in June, which is #LEADtheWay Month. Districts will hold competitions throughout the month to support the annual challenge, which has a goal of more than 20,000 quality leads.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for May 29, 2022

You May Be Eligible for 8 Free COVID-19 Home Test Kits Every Month

Households within the United States can now order eight additional test kits for free at COVIDTests.gov. Those who have already redeemed the offer for free testing kits delivered to a single address may seek additional free at-home test kits at certain federal testing centers. For those with private insurance, Medicare or Medicaid, insurance providers are increasingly required to reimburse you at least $12 per test (if not more) up to eight times per month.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for May 29, 2022

Brookline man arrested after beating postal worker with baseball bat

The victim told police he was delivering mail when he was struck in the head from behind with an unknown object, which police suspect was the baseball bat found at the scene, according to a criminal complaint. Having delivered mail in the area for 25 years, police said the man was able to recognize Harrison, and said the two had never had any issues in the past. After a standoff lasting several hours, Harrison was eventually taken into custody, charged with aggravated assault and attempted criminal homicide.

Citation: triblive.com
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Postal News for May 29, 2022

Ask a Stoner: Are We Sure the Postal Service Cares About Mailing Weed?

a USPS email (a letter would have been more appropriate) reminding us that shipping weed through the mail is still illegal, and that the department is eager to confiscate packages that contain any cannabis contraband.

Citation: www.westword.com
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Postal News for May 29, 2022

Jones County mailbox pipe bomb victim recalls blast 20 years later

‘Smiley face’ bomber remains in federal mental facility. Zimmerman was one of three Iowans injured May 3, 2002, by one of 18 homemade pipe bombs that Lucas “Luke” John Helder, then 21, a Wisconsin college student, constructed and concealed in mailboxes in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Colorado and Texas. Helder, who later was diagnosed with schizophrenia and committed to federal mental hospital.

Citation: www.thegazette.com
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Postal News for May 29, 2022

Letters Home: V-Mail and Censorship

Thousands of letters went back and forth during WWII. It was the main form of communication between servicemen and their loved ones. Each year that the war continued the volume of mail increased. It was a unique challenge. - Advertisement - The sheer volume of mail in WWII created the need for a better method of processing and delivery. Victory Mail or V-Mail was started in June of 1942 and continued until November 1945. It was a

Citation: www.hernandosun.com
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Postal News for May 29, 2022

Remembering how things used to be

another reason is mail-in ballots. I have about as much faith in our U.S. Postal Service as I have in the current administration. I believe that the use of mail-in ballots can be abused and, in most cases, they should be eliminated. We have absentee ballots for the military and those with legitimate excuses for being out of the country.

Citation: lancasteronline.com
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Postal News for May 28, 2022

$50,000 REWARD: Mail carrier robbed Wednesday afternoon in Crofton

The suspects in the armed robbery wore ski masks and were driving a Jeep Cherokee with tinted vehicles and a Washington, D.C. license plate. The vehicle was dark blue and was described as a 1999 or 2000 Cherokee. Police say the public should not try to apprehend the suspects themselves. Anyone with information should call the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455, say "law enforcement," and reference case No. 3739206. All information will be kept confidential.

Citation: www.wmar2news.com
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Postal News for May 28, 2022

Missoula woman sentenced to five years for meth trafficking

Court documents state Snyder possessed and intended to distribute about 12.7 pounds of meth, equivalent to roughly 46,000 doses of the drug. Last November, law enforcement conducted a controlled United State Postal Service delivery of two packages suspected to contain about 500 grams of meth. On Nov. 24, a U.S. Postal Service inspector alerted authorities to two suspicious packages slated

Citation: missoulian.com
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Postal News for May 28, 2022

Family Speaks Out After Father's Cremated Remains Got Lost in Transit: 'It's a Terrible Feeling'

Daniel's remains had been with his son Colin McGuire at his home in California before the scheduled service, per the reports. But despite paying for an express USPS delivery, the family says the ashes have yet to arrive at their intended destination. "If losing your dad isn't enough, try having your dad pass away and then, you know, losing his remains," Colin told WMAQ-TV. "It's a terrible feeling."

Citation: people.com
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Postal News for May 28, 2022

Mountain View Post Office Seeks Employees At Post Office

USPS held a "major" hiring fair at the Palo Alto Post Office Tuesday. The fair was part of the post office's "Delivering for America" 10-year plan. Human resources personnel and computers were available at the job fair to help people submit their applications

Citation: patch.com
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Postal News for May 27, 2022

U.S. Postal Service hiring 300 mail carriers due to shortage

AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) – Looking for a job? The U.S. Postal Service is hiring at least 300 mail carriers due to a shortage caused by the pandemic. Julie Harris and her husband Dean waited 25 days to receive mail. “First of all we were angry but then we started to get concerned because there are certain things that are time-sensitive that we have to sign and get notarized and returned,” Dean said.

Citation: kdvr.com
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Postal News for May 27, 2022

Granting religious Quarryville mail carrier Sundays off would create 'undue hardship' for Postal Service, court finds

Giving an evangelical Christian mail carrier off every Sunday, as he wanted, created an “undue hardship” on the Postal Service, a federal appeals panel court ruled Wednesday in upholding the dismissal of the Quarryville man’s lawsuit.

Citation: lancasteronline.com
Tag: Religious Accomodation
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Postal News for May 27, 2022

New strategic plan | Supply Management plots 3-year course

Supply Management has released its latest three-year strategic plan, which covers the years 2022-2024. The full plan is available on the Supply Management Blue page.

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for May 27, 2022

APWU | IT-AS Tentative Agreement Announcement

The agreement will be a 36- month agreement which will end May 2025. It has been a while since this group has achieved a full-term contract so we will not have to turn around quickly and negotiate again.

Citation: apwu.org
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Postal News for May 27, 2022

Appeals Court Lets Postal Service Punish Sabbath-Observing Letter Carrier

Eventually, he quit. A divided panel, in Groff v. DeJoy, sided with the Postal Service. The opinion was written by Judge Patty Shwartz, an Obama appointee, and joined by Judge Julio Fuentes, a Clinton appointee.

Citation: www.nationalreview.com
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Postal News for May 27, 2022

Man caught allegedly stealing mail from US Postal Drop Boxes

officers say they stopped a suspect vehicle and noticed Beau Alexander Lafleur with several pieces of stolen mail. Investigators say approximately $600,000.00 in total value was lost in this mail fraud case. Authorities say Lafleur also had a United States Postal Key in his possession...

Citation: kpel965.com
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Postal News for May 26, 2022

USPS Is Warning Customers About This Worsening Mail Problem

New data from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) indicates that robberies and assaults against mail carriers are on the rise, according to NBC-affiliate News 4 in Washington, D.C. Per the law enforcement arm of the Postal Service, there have been more than 2,000 robberies and assaults targeting postal carriers since 2020. These attacks are likely connected to mail theft, which has also spiked during the pandemic, News 4 reported. According to the Inspector General of the USPS

Citation: www.yahoo.com
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Postal News for May 26, 2022

'Anybody's mail can be tampered with': Retired CPD officer upset about neighborhood postal thefts

"Ron called me on my cell phone, asked me to come out. He'd just been robbed," Bonds said. Sources with knowledge of the investigation now tell CBS 2 the men stole mail and a postal master key, much to the frustration of Bonds, a retired police officer. "It's a threat. Anybody's mail can be tampered with. They have access to apartment building mailboxes and they have that master key," Bonds said. Earlier this year in Bucktown, CBS 2 obtained video of a thief opening apartment mailboxes with a key.

Citation: www.cbsnews.com
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Postal News for May 26, 2022

Postal employee shocked by ‘Mail box Retirement’ celebration

next-door neighbors got together to toss the employee a surprise mail box retirement celebration! Judy Jones constantly provides the mail with a smile. Not just that, however she gets here on time and likewise, is familiar with households along her paths. That’s why next-door neighbors wished to do something unique for her on her last path prior to retirement. Among the next-door neighbors, Erin Krawiec published on the NextDoor app notifying her next-door neighbors about Jones’ approaching retirement. She requested ready next-door neighbors to load their mail boxes with goodies for Jones’ to commemorate her retirement.

Citation: 4financenews.com
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Postal News for May 26, 2022

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is determined to stay

DeJoy told Eric Katz of Government Executive (a media company) April 12. “You just can’t stop it once it starts happening. Other than just keep moving forward, keep your eye on the ball,” DeJoy said. Despite this resistance, DeJoy keeps pressing his controversial 10-year Delivering For America plan for reshaping what he has called the “frozen organization” that he inherited. As DeJoy made clear in his keynote address at the National Postal Forum on May 16, his plan calls for much more with regard to the nation’s mail service. “The board did not hire me, nor did I come here, to manage the Postal Service,” he said, stressing the word “manage.” “I was hired to lead the Postal Service and transform it.”

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for May 26, 2022

U.S Postal System Looks to Provide Digital ID Biometrics Collecting Data

In a new report on the role of the US Postal Service (USPS) in identity verification, the Office of the Inspector General for the agency has pushed for it to have an expanded role in the collection of biometric data and the rollout of digital ID...The report suggests extending the provision of in-person biometric data collection to the 4,800 locations where the USPS already provides a Passport Acceptance Service to the US Department of State. It also notes that the USPS could provide biometric and verification services to other government agencies…

Citation: peace-truth.com
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Postal News for May 26, 2022

Collectors Will Drool Over These Gorgeous Mars Stamps

The United Nations Postal Administration recently issued six new stamps and three souvenir sheets in celebration of human achievements on Mars.

Citation: gizmodo.com
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Postal News for May 25, 2022

South Carolina | Postal Service Employment

US Postal Service looking to hire 50-plus workers at Spartanburg County locations. A hiring event will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, at the Spartanburg County Library, Barrett Community Room, 151 S. Church St., Spartanburg. jobs in the city and county post offices in Spartanburg, Moore, Union, Roebuck, Woodruff, Duncan, Landrum, Chesnee, Cowpens and Gaffney. Apply online forn Postal Service careers at the following URL: about.usps.com/careers/welcome.htm

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for May 25, 2022

Former postal worker on disability sentenced to prison in Florida after caught lifting weights

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida says George Utley, 66, has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for receiving disability benefits from the Department of Labor Disability Benefit Payments, claiming he stole government property. Utley is expected to pay back the $732,459.46 of disability money he was given.

Citation: www.kiro7.com
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Postal News for May 25, 2022

Former gang member who killed Utah postal worker seeks parole after 25 years

he went on a violent path of destruction 25 years ago is now seeking parole for crimes that include killing a postal worker on I-15, shooting at two people who tried to help the victim, trying to run another woman off the road, threatening to kill his ex-roommate and leading police on a high speed chase. On May 21, 1997, Jose Garcia-Miramontes

Citation: www.ksl.com
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Postal News for May 25, 2022

Postal Service plans to reduce the number of processing plants and delivery units

U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy outlined plans to streamline facilities and delivery networks to make them more efficient by significantly reducing the number of processing plants and delivery units, eliminating redundancies in an effort to improve performance. “We simply just cannot do this fast enough.”

Citation: multichannelmerchant.com
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Postal News for May 25, 2022

Producer prices for goods up 16.3 percent over the year ended April 2022

The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 11.0 percent from April 2021 to April 2022. Producer prices for goods rose 16.3 percent, while prices for services rose 8.1 percent.

Citation: www.bls.gov
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Postal News for May 25, 2022

APWU | It's time for Medicare for All

The Senate Medicare for All Act, which builds upon a similar bill introduced in the House last year would:

Guarantee quality healthcare for all Americans through an expanded Medicare program.
Provide comprehensive health care coverage including all primary care, hospital and outpatient services, dental, vision, audiology, women’s reproductive health services, maternity and newborn care, long-term services and supports, prescription drugs, mental health and substance abuse treatment, laboratory and diagnostic services, ambulatory services, and more.
Ensure that, upon receiving care, patients would not be charged any co-pays or other out-of-pocket costs.
Allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices to substantially lower the costs of prescriptions drugs.
Preserve the ability of veterans to receive their medical benefits and services through the Veterans Administration, and of Native Americans to receive their medical benefits and services through the Indian Health Service.

Citation: apwu.org
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Postal News for May 24, 2022

Postal Employee and Son Charged with Conspiracy Involving Stolen Postal Money Orders Worth Over $5 Million

U.S. Postal Service employee Dewayne Morris Sr. and his son and namesake are charged in federal court with multiple felony counts of bank fraud and conspiracy...

Citation: www.justice.gov
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Postal News for May 24, 2022

3 injured in West Des Moines crash involving Postal Service truck

Police in West Des Moines said three people were injured in a crash involving a Ford Explorer and a U.S. Postal Service truck.

Citation: www.kcci.com
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Postal News for May 24, 2022

American Queen Featured in New USPS Stamp Collection

Mighty Mississippi Stamps The U.S. Postal Service has introduced the Mighty Mississippi Forever Stamps and celebrated the 10th anniversary of American Queen Voyages' sailing on the Mississippi River. The stamps feature images of the Mississippi river from many destinations. The Iowa stamp shows...

Citation: www.cruiseindustrynews.com
Get Your Mighty Mississippi Stamps Here
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Postal News for May 24, 2022

UK | Co-op trials autonomous home delivery robots

UK food retail business Co-op has expanded its ‘quick convenience’ delivery service with a walking delivery trial and autonomous home delivery robots. The robots were implemented in Cambridge in partnership with robotics company Starship Technologies, to support Cambridgeshire County Council’s environmental agenda, which includes a focus on reducing short car journeys and improving air quality in communities.

Citation: www.parcelandpostaltechnologyinternational.com
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Postal News for May 24, 2022

Tips to defeat social engineering attacks

If you have heard of the process of social engineering, the ability of a hacker to trick you into divulging your private details, then you might have come across ethical hacker Rachel Tobac. She’s the CEO of SocialProof Security and board member of Women in Security and Privacy. I virtually attended one of her more recent talks, during which she explained her craft and gave some suggestions on how we all can improve our personal security and make her job more difficult.

Citation: securityboulevard.com
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Postal News for May 24, 2022

A postal worker alerted residents of the Phillipston Road neighborhood that a large black bear had emerged from nearby woods

State environmental officials urge homeowners to avoid having bird feeders if they live in an area known to have bears.

Citation: www.telegram.com
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Postal News for May 21, 2022

Thousands of Postal Carriers Assaulted or Robbed Since 2020: USPIS Data

"It was about 14, 15 checks that were stolen,” said Alonso. "I lost several hours of days of work, you know, trying to track down the stolen checks." Others there said it happened to them, too, including Natalia Jordan. "I was totally devastated,” she said. “I was like, I work – too hard. I don't need this." It's gotten so bad they said the mail carrier decided to take some action, wrapping the mailbox in tape to prevent anyone else from using it.

Citation: www.nbcwashington.com
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Postal News for May 21, 2022

USPS postal police say they are sidelined during time of heightened crime

"So those keys. They're called arrow keys, and they open up all blue collection boxes, all apartment panels, cluster boxes in a given zip code," said Frank Albergo, president of the Postal Police Officers Association. "They're easy targets. Carriers aren't carrying weapons," said retired Postal Police Officer James Bjork. He said protecting carriers on their routes used to be part of his job as a postal police officer. "The officers on the day shift and afternoon shift would do letter carrier protection patrols," he said. That changed in 2020 when the U.S. Postal Inspection Service clarified the law determining jurisdiction for postal police officers, limiting them to its service facilities

Citation: https://abc7chicago.com/usps-postal-police-chicago-post-office-near-me/11875867/
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Postal News for May 21, 2022

Florida | All clear given after suspicious letter sent to Duval County Courthouse Wednesday

This incident comes a day after some sort of substance was sent inside a letter to the State Attorney's Office for the 4th Judicial Circuit. The FBI says preliminary laboratory results for that substance concluded that no biological threat was detected. However, multiple agencies are still investigating.

Citation: www.firstcoastnews.com
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Postal News for May 21, 2022

A Houston-area resident claims three of her packages made it to the post office, but strangely enough, were never delivered to her

Wesson says she still doesn't have that package. Then on Tuesday, she says the same thing happened again with another package. "Pulled up the tracking - they did it again," she said. "Sent ‘out for delivery’ said I picked it up both of those were scanned for 6:21 p.m.; well, the post office on West 19th closes at 5 p.m." Wesson says it happened again on Thursday. The tracker shows she picked the package up, which she says didn't happen.

Citation: www.fox26houston.com
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Postal News for May 20, 2022

Inspector General sees big things for US Post Office’s ID verification capabilities

An inspector general’s report says the USPS is perfectly situated to at least play a major role in online and in-person identity proofing. Increased biometric services availability could help. The report focuses on how the nation’s post offices – at 34,000, there are more of them than police stations (20,000) – could provide biometric and other verification services for itself and other government agencies. But it might also “maximize the commercial and social value” of identity verification

Citation: www.biometricupdate.com
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Postal News for May 20, 2022

USPS Just Announced These Major Closures

To improve workflow and operations, the agency plans to close several annexes that have been deemed "inefficient," operating as ad-hoc operations that increase costs and transportation needs. According to DeJoy, this will affect almost 100,000 carrier routes, 10,000 delivery units, 500 mail processing locations, and 1,000 transfer hubs. Following closures, new Sort and Delivery Centers will house different network operations. "We will place large carrier operations inside our mail processing plants...

Citation: bestlifeonline.com
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Postal News for May 20, 2022

Dr. Oz slams efforts to legalize marijuana, claiming it will make people not want to work

One study cited by NIDA found that among 2,537 postal workers, those who tested positive for marijuana had 55% more industrial accidents, 85% more injuries, and 75% greater absenteeism than those who didn't.

Citation: www.businessinsider.com
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Postal News for May 20, 2022

PRC Issues Financial Analysis Report on Postal Service Financial Position

In FY 2021, the Postal Service had a net loss from operations of $2.7 billion, a $0.9 billion improvement from FY 2020. The decrease in net operating losses for FY 2021 was primarily due to $4.0 billion more revenue than in FY 2020. When non-operating expenses are included, the Postal Service had a total net loss of $4.9 billion in FY 2021—an improvement of $4.2 billion compared to FY 2020. While the Postal Service realized an overall improvement in total net losses in FY 2021, continued losses have expanded the gap between the Postal Service’s assets and liabilities.

Citation: whattheythink.com
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Postal News for May 20, 2022

Sesame Street, other U.S. stamps to be withdrawn from sale June 30

The affected issues are the 2018 Scooby-Doo stamp (Scott 5299), 2018 Hot Wheels stamps (5321-5330) 2018 Kwanzaa (5337), 2019 Maureen Connolly Brinker stamp (5377), 2019 Sesame Street stamps (5394 for pane of 16), 2019 George H.W. Bush stamp (5393), 2020 Year of the Rat stamp (5426) and 2020 Bugs Bunny stamps (5494-5503).

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for May 19, 2022

LOGIN.GOV | Use one account and password for secure, private access to participating government agencies.

The public’s one account for government. Use one account and password for secure, private access to participating government agencies. Use one account for secure, private access to participating government agencies. Learn how to create an account

Citation: Login.gov
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Postal News for May 19, 2022

The Postal Service Should 'Act Swiftly' To Scale Up Identity Services, IG Says

a "window of opportunity" for the U.S. Postal Service to tap into its network of post offices, databases and identity verification experience to "contribute to filling service gaps in identity verification processes," according to new whitepaper from the USPS Office of Inspector General. The May 11 paper details how USPS could use its infrastructure and data to work with other agencies as they grapple with how to verify the identities of Americans online and in-person in order to provide government services.

Citation: www.govexec.com
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Postal News for May 19, 2022

NC man says he saw postal employee throw away stacks of mail for months

Charlotte, N.C. — A Charlotte man said he saw a postal employee throwing away mail. He found stacks of letters, bills, and statements buried in a trashcan inside of the mailroom at the Fairways at Piper Glen Apartment complex. “I was shocked. I was upset because right as I started pulling this mail out, it was IRS letters, late payments for utilities, things like that, also I saw a child custody letter from the court system, I assume," he said.

Citation: www.wral.com
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Postal News for May 19, 2022

Postal employee from New Hampshire accused of trying to bribe supervisor to divert cocaine shipments

John Noviello, 61, worked in Lowell, Massachusetts. Investigators said in February, Noviello asked a supervisor to divert specific packages suspected of containing cocaine, offering $1,750 for each kilogram of cocaine that was successfully passed along.

Citation: www.wmur.com
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Postal News for May 19, 2022

Stolen postal service key 'unlocks all mailboxes in the Dayton area,' police say

authorities say is a growing number of check thefts from many urban and suburban post offices. Items were reported stolen after being mailed this weekend at outdoor drop boxes at seven post offices in Beavercreek, Dayton, Kettering and the Centerville/Washington Twp. area, police said Wednesday. Postal service officials are investigating, but they declined to comment

Citation: news.yahoo.com
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Postal News for May 19, 2022

Scanning snapshot week ending May 13

Scanning snapshot. A snapshot of Postal Service scanning data shows the national rating was 97.07 percent during the week ending May 13, down 0.08 percent from one week earlier. The data was collected May 18.

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for May 18, 2022

Mail dumped in trash can by postal carrier

U.S. Postal Service is investigating an incident of undelivered mail found dumped in a garbage can in the 1000 block of South Harvey Avenue in Oak Park. The mail was reportedly dumped by a Postal Service mail carrier, according to eyewitness accounts.

Citation: postaltimes.com
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Postal News for May 18, 2022

PMG Dejoy delivers NPF keynote | Address focuses on strategic vision

“The board did not hire me, nor did I come here, to manage the Postal Service. I was hired to lead the Postal Service and transform it,” DeJoy said. “Since arriving, I have assembled a management team, and we have aligned the organization to assume a strong leadership role in moving the Postal Service toward its future.” DeJoy said the Postal Service’s vision for the future includes becoming the preferred delivery provider in the nation by

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for May 18, 2022

Missouri postal service employee sentenced to prison for fraudulent claims

On Nov. 15, 2021, Koger-Little pleaded guilty to one count of stealing government money. Koger-Little was employed by the U.S. Postal Service from 2010 through 2019. As an engagement ambassador, she frequently traveled throughout the United States. According to court documents, her scheme began almost immediately upon her promotion to this position. Koger-Little admitted that she received reimbursements for fraudulent travel expenses by submitting false reimbursement requests. For example, she received reimbursements after falsely claiming higher hotel rates than she was charged

Citation: www.kttn.com
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Postal News for May 18, 2022

Forgery arrests in Blue Ash raise questions about recent rash of checks stolen from Cincinnati mailboxes

O'Reilly doesn't know who ripped him off but said he fell victim about 10 days ago. That's when he dropped a couple checks into a big blue mail box in the Hyde Park Plaza. "You know, four or five days ago, I was getting ready to take some money out of the ATM and noticed $35,000 was missing from my checking account," O'Reilly said.

Citation: www.wlwt.com
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Postal News for May 18, 2022

A lot of famous folks got their start on The Young and the Restless

Wayne Knight has played numerous roles in film and television, yet he'll always be most famous as perpetually disgruntled postal worker Newman on "Seinfeld." In 2017, Knight made his soap debut when he appeared in two episodes of "The Young and the Restless." As Yahoo! Entertainment reported, Knight portrayed music promoter Irv West. According to Soaphub, his primary goal was to watch Tessa Porter (Cait Fairbanks) perform at The Underground, where Irv wound up meeting other "Y&R" characters Mariah Copeland (Camryn Grimes), Noah Newman (Robert Adamson), and Devon Hamilton (Bryton James). In addition, Knight's character also performed in scenes with cast members Sharon Case and Daniel Hall. As it turned out, Irv played a pivotal role in rescuing Tessa's younger sister from a nefarious sex ring. Hilariously, Knight had the chance to reference his iconic "Seinfeld" role when he briefly shared the screen with Eric Braeden in a promotional video. In the clip, Braeden is seen sitting in his dressing room working on a laptop when there's a knock on the door. Rising, Braeden opens the door to reveal a scowling Knight. "Hello Newman," says Braeden

Citation: www.nickiswift.com
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Postal News for May 18, 2022

Breach Exposes Personal Data, Including Social Security Numbers, of 1.8 Million Texans

It's relatively easy to find a person’s phone number, email and address online. But if you’re a criminal looking for Social Security numbers, it can be more challenging. That is, unless you caught on to the fact that the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) accidentally made all of that information available to anyone who wanted to see it for nearly three years. An audit of the department found it accidentally exposed the personal information of some 1.8 million workers who had filed compensation claims. The personal data included dates of birth, emails, addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers.

Citation: www.dallasobserver.com
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Postal News for May 17, 2022

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Delivers National Postal Forum Keynote Address

The National Postal Forum — taking place May 15-18 in Phoenix — is an annual gathering of more than 3,000 professionals from the mailing and shipping industry. The four-day conference allows industry professionals to learn and collaborate in service of their businesses. The Postal Service generally receives no tax dollars

Citation: businessinsider.com
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Postal News for May 17, 2022

Man pulls mail from Postal Service collection box in ‘fishing’ scheme, feds say

Individuals involved in a “fishing” scheme used “improvised devices” to reel in mail from U.S. Postal Service collection boxes with hopes of catching checks, federal authorities said. They would then cash those stolen checks or deposit them into their own bank accounts. Read more at: https://www.star-telegram.com/news/nation-world/national/article261485667.html#storylink=cpy

Citation: www.star-telegram.com
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Postal News for May 17, 2022

USPS trucking contractor Matheson files for bankruptcy

Company plans to reorganize. Family-owned Matheson Postal Services Inc. of Sacramento, filed its petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California on May 5. The company’s terminal handling services division, Matheson Flight Extenders, also filed for bankruptcy protection on the same day.

Citation: www.freightwaves.com
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Postal News for May 17, 2022

Third round of free Covid-19 tests now available

The websites for HHS and the U.S. Postal Service directed people Monday to apply for a third round of at-home tests. The federal government started taking orders Monday for a third round of Covid-19 test kits to be mailed to any U.S. household. A Department of Health and Human Services website said...

Citation: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/third-free-covid-19-tests-now-available-rcna29129
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Postal News for May 17, 2022

Postal Service | Engineers rise to challenge at new CA site

the Los Angeles International Service Center was required to move. The new site, called the International Receipt Facility, is roughly the same size but had to handle not just the receipt of international mail but induction and sortation, radiation detection and all the international mail obligations that are required by multiple federal agencies. The solution devised by the Material Handling and Systems Engineering Integration teams was a piece of mail processing equipment that takes multitasking to a whole new level.

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for May 17, 2022

Former Postal Employee Admits Fraud in Connection with Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Monroe was employed as a mail carrier with the USPS. He and others stole credit/debit cards containing unemployment insurance benefits from a location in New Jersey. Monroe and others then activated the cards and used the cards to obtain more than $40,000

Citation: www.justice.gov
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Postal News for May 16, 2022

Plenty of Baby Formula Online and Delivered to Your Door!

Baby Formula from Amazon Plant based Lactose-free Baby Formula, 4 bottles (32 Fl Oz each), Ready-to-Feed Bottles, Enfamil ProSobee for Sensitive Tummies, Soy-based, Plant Sourced Protein, Lactose-free, Milk free About this item: ON-THE-GO: Ready-to-Use bottle for busy moms or late night feedings, DAIRY-FREE FORMULA: Enfamil ProSobee baby formula powder is a completely lactose and dairy free, soy formula alternative to milk-based baby formula, POWDER FORMULA FOR MILK SENSITIVITY: Dairy free formula helps ease Fussiness, Gas Colic caused by sensitivity to milk based formulas, COMPLETE NUTRITION: Gentle formula tailored for your baby through their first 12 months, INFANT FORMULA: Enfamil - Infant formula recommended by Pediatricians, SUPPORTS COGNITIVE-BRAIN DEVELOPMENT: Enfamil ProSobee has the same brain-nourishing DHA levels as Enfamil routine formula to foster cognitive brain development, SNAP ELIGIBLE: Eligible to be purchased with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, SUBSCRIBE and SAVE: Choose Subscribe and Save for additional savings and convenience,

Citation: Postal Employee News
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Postal News for May 16, 2022

USPS, museum seek pandemic artifacts

The USPS Historian’s Office and the National Postal Museum in Washington, DC, are looking for artifacts to help tell the story of how the Postal Service continued to deliver during the coronavirus pandemic. Do you have items in your facility related to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for May 16, 2022

Blue Boxes Targeted As Mail Theft On The Rise

Those who send checks through the mail might want to reconsider doing so, as area mail boxes are being targeted by thieves. Blue U.S. Mail collection boxes in the 631-- ZIP code prefix area, which includes Webster Groves, Shrewsbury, Rock Hill, Kirkwood, Glendale, Des Peres and several other parts of St. Louis County, have been hit by thieves using universal “arrow” keys to unlock mailboxes

Citation: www.timesnewspapers.com
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Postal News for May 16, 2022

US Postal Service introduces parcel volume pricing

The new pricing model begins on 10th July, alongside a price increase of 6.5% on First Class Mail. As of April this year however, those sending parcels greater than one cubic foot or greater than 22 inches long have had to pay a surcharge of US$1.50 for all Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail and Parcel Select Ground deliveries. Last week, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy warned of “uncomfortable” price increases in future...

Citation: apex-insight.com
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Postal News for May 16, 2022

HUNTSPEX 2022 Stamp and Postcard Show

The show theme for HUNTSPEX 2022 celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the First American to orbit the Earth – John Glenn’s flight in Friendship 7. June 4, 2022 - June 6, 2022. FREE ADMISSION - FREE PARKING - STAMP EXHIBITS, 9 STAMP DEALERS and 8 POSTCARD DEALERS, U.S. POST OFFICE STATION & SPECIAL POSTMARK, COMMEMORATIVE SHOW CACHETED ENVELOPE, STAMP APPRAISALS - FREE STAMPS FOR CHILDREN.

Citation: www.huntsville.org
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Postal News for May 16, 2022

August 25-28, 2022 | Great American Stamp Show

Co-hosted by the American Philatelic Society, the American Topical Association and the American First Day Cover Society. SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:

* Auctions by Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions

* Dealers

* Cachetmakers Bourse

* Hundreds of Frames of Exhibits

*Federal Duck Stamp Art Exhibit & Rarities

* Meetings & Seminar

* First Day Ceremonies

*Youth Area and more!

COST: Admission is FREE!

The show is family-friendly and FREE to the public. Pre-registration is recommended to help you save time and avoid on-site registration lines.

Citation: stamps.org
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Postal News for May 15, 2022

Postal Police Say They've Been Sidelined Amid the Rise of Mail Theft

The Postal Police Officers Association is currently working on trying to get a bill passed in Congress to restore their jurisdictional authority. ...the U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced that by law the jurisdiction of the officers is limited to postal service facilities.

Citation: www.nbcmiami.com
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Postal News for May 15, 2022

The National Postal Forum, the mailing and shipping industry’s largest annual conference, will be held May 15-18 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

An extensive series of workshops will be offered along five tracks: “Delivering Innovative Technology,” “Operations: Fulfilling the Needs of Your Customers,” “eCommerce: Steps to Shipping Success,” “Pushing the Envelope: Why Mail Works” and “Leadership and Professional Development: Characteristics of Success.” Official USPS certification courses in mail design and mail center management will also be offered. The NPF website has more information. The National Postal Forum is a not-for-profit educational corporation founded in 1968 to ensure open lines of communication between USPS and business customers.

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for May 15, 2022

The first official Congressionally recognized Post Office Department opened in the United States in 1792, it's central hub being Philadelphia. Article I, Section 8, Clause 7 of the newly ratified United States Constitution empowered Congress to establish Post Offices and Roads under the supervision of the executive branch.

Citation: www.constitutionfacts.com
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Postal News for May 14, 2022

Postal Service Responds to Norton Letter on Undelivered and Delayed Mail in D.C.

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released the response she received from the United States Postal Service (USPS) to her April 28, 2022, letter about undelivered and delayed mail throughout the District of Columbia and her office’s difficulty in receiving timely responses from USPS. In its response, USPS apologized for the delays in responding to her office and said D.C. postal officials recently implemented new procedures to avoid future delays in responding, including a new platform to track congressional inquiries.

Citation: thedcline.org
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Postal News for May 14, 2022

Montgomery pair wanted on postal fraud charges captured in Tennessee

A pair from Montgomery who were wanted by the United States Postal Inspection Service on fraud charges have been captured in Tennessee.

Citation: selmasun.com
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Postal News for May 14, 2022

NALC and the Postal Service have agreed to an alternate route evaluation and adjustment process

NALC and the Postal Service have agreed to several memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to establish an alternate route evaluation and adjustment process for the remainder of 2022 and all of 2023.

Citation: www.nalc.org
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Postal News for May 14, 2022

U.S. Postal Service to deploy new postage stamp for James Webb Space Telescope

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on Tuesday (May 3) announced it will be issuing a postage stamp in honor of the new observatory later this year.

Citation: www.space.com
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Postal News for May 14, 2022

Mailbox Improvement Week is here

How’s your mailbox looking lately? Does it need repair? The Postal Service asks homeowners once a year to inspect and repair their mailboxes. May 15-21 is Mailbox Improvement Week. Repairing mailboxes not only improves the appearance of the community but makes delivering and receiving mail safer for the letter carriers and customers.

Citation: www.ktsm.com
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Postal News for May 14, 2022

Passion for the Postal Service

When Providence Postmaster Jeanne Jackson looks out her office window in the morning, she sees roughly 100 Postal Service trucks leaving the parking lot to make deliveries. Jackson has worked in the Postal Service for 36 years and has served as Providence’s Postmaster since 2019. Out of the 31 postmasters, Providence has employed over the years, Jackson is the first female to hold the position. Jackson oversees 159,723 delivery points within the 029 Zip Code area

Citation: cranstononline.com
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Postal News for May 13, 2022

See What's Coming in the Mail Before It's Delivered

No more guessing: The Postal Service can give you a heads up what's coming and when.

Citation: www.cnet.com
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Postal News for May 13, 2022

Postal banking pilot attracted just seven customers since September

It’s safe to say that the United States Postal Service (USPS)’s banking pilot has not been a hit. The USPS reported Tuesday that between January 1 and March 30, just one person used the service. That single purchase of a $500 gift card, made at a post office in Bronx, N.Y., generated $5.95 in revenue for the Postal Service

Citation: www.cuinsight.com
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Postal News for May 13, 2022

USPS board is now mostly Biden picks following latest Senate confirmations

The Postal Service is adding new members to its board at a time when the agency is looking to implement sweeping reforms and advance one of the largest acquisitions of vehicles in the federal government. The Senate, in a voice vote Thursday, confirmed President Joe Biden’s two latest members to the USPS Board of Governors.

Citation: federalnewsnetwork.com
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Postal News for May 13, 2022

Postal union complaint alleges Longview worker removed over mask debate

The case records do not specify the worker’s view of the mask mandate. The complaint was filed shortly after Washington’s state indoor mask mandate ended on March 12. The employee’s union contract with the Postal Service allows some emergency placement. The contract allows employees to be immediately moved off-duty for intoxication, theft, “failure to observe safety rules and regulations,” and actions that would be “injurious to self or others.”

Citation: tdn.com
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Postal News for May 13, 2022

PMG DeJoy says USPS will expedite midterm ballots, holds firm on electric trucks

In a wide-ranging interview, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says top Biden administration priorities should go through Congress, not the Postal Service... “All I want to do is run the place better,” DeJoy said. “I’m not out there making this kind of policy or that policy. I want my trucks to run on time. I want my trucks to be full. I want my carriers to show up at the same address every day. I want my people to be safe and to like being here.” But top Biden administration priorities

Citation: www.washingtonpost.com
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Postal News for May 12, 2022

Site Note: Where does the government come up with these alledgedly low percentages when we know we are paying considerably more every month? The April numbers show a decline from March. This harms and manipulates your future COLA increases based on CPI-W.

CPI for all items rises 0.3% in April; shelter, food, airfare indexes rise

In April, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 0.3 percent, seasonally adjusted, and rose 8.3 percent over the last 12 months, not seasonally adjusted. The index for all items less food and energy increased 0.6 percent in April (SA); up 6.2 percent over the year (NSA).

Citation: www.bls.gov
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Postal News for May 12, 2022

Sunnyvale Postal Workers Say City Projects Have Left Them With No Place to Park

Postal employees in one South Bay city say they are paying a price for recent development and expansion projects that have left them few or no places to park ... "No Parking" signs in areas where nearby postal workers typically park when they report for their shifts.

Citation: www.nbcbayarea.com
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Postal News for May 12, 2022

Royal Mail Wants a Fleet of 500 Drones to Ship Parcels Across UK

Royal Mail Plc has teamed up with Windracers Group to create more than 50 new postal drone routes over the next three years. The partnership will aim to provide faster services for customers in remote communities across the UK, from Scilly to the Shetland Islands. Royal Mail’s initial plan is to deploy a fleet of 200 drones

Citation: www.bloomberg.com
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Postal News for May 12, 2022

New Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Features

The Thrift Savings Plan will introduce several features this year to improve participants’ experiences. The changes will allow participants in the plan, also known as the TSP, to

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for May 12, 2022

3 Ways the Government Manipulates the Reported Inflation Rate

If you want to build your wealth long-term, it is important to understand inflation and how it is often underreported by the government. Many would agree that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is understated intentionally by the government. Government entitlement programs and government employee wages are typically indexed to the CPI so the government can save money by understating inflation. Secondly, elected officials want to keep the electorate happy so they keep their jobs. If the electorate believes inflation is too high, they may be less likely to vote the incumbents back into office.

Citation: www.nuwireinvestor.com
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Postal News for May 12, 2022

Meet the skier delivering for Amazon in a remote Austrian village

You've probably heard of package delivery by moped, robot, or bicycle, but what about a delivery on skis? ...local postal carrier Helmut Edelmaier—known as Heli—has his own unique way of delivering to customers.

Citation: www.aboutamazon.com
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Postal News for May 11, 2022

Plenty of Baby Formula Online and Delivered to Your Door!

Plant based Lactose-free Baby Formula, 4 bottles (32 Fl Oz each), Ready-to-Feed Bottles, Enfamil ProSobee for Sensitive Tummies, Soy-based, Plant Sourced Protein, Lactose-free, Milk free

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Citation: Amazon
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Postal News for May 11, 2022

How a retired postal employee helped bring down a Tampa mob illegal lottery

... broke up the largest bolita operation in Tampa Bay history. The Vice Squad turned to Lloyd Abbott, a retired postal worker, leader in his church and mason whose grandson says had a high regard for law enforcement and believed in fulfilling civic duties. “He never mentioned it, not once,” grandson Tad Denham said. “But that’s also just who he was.

Citation: www.tampabay.com
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Postal News for May 11, 2022

Man arrested, charged in connection to series of postal robberies in Austin, San Antonio

aka Tony Trevon Evans, on Tuesday for allegedly confronting three U.S. Postal Service letter carriers on separate occasions and demanding the carrier's postal keys. The robberies happened in Austin in April 2022 and in San Antonio in July and August 2021. On two of the occasions, Evans brandished a weapon.

Citation: cbsaustin.com
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Postal News for May 11, 2022

Postal Service Zero Tolerance Policy is an Alleged fallacy

Postal Service manager gets warning after 5 employees complained about sexual harassment

A manager at a Cedar Rapids Post Office was given a warning instead of a 14-day suspension after five different employees complained about being sexually harassed...employees told us complaints were repeatedly ignored or went without an investigation. Our i9 Investigation led to Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) asking for a federal investigation in April, which is supported by Congresswoman Ashley Hinson. ...a records request, show only one case reported to Human Resources related to workplace harassment across all the post offices in Cedar Rapids during a five-year period. That’s despite the employees sharing documentation of their multiple complaints to managers. The Postal Service withheld about 100 pages of documents due to exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act...

Citation: www.kcrg.com
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Note: The evidence supported in the example article above is that if you have a zero tolerance complaint within the U.S. Postal Service is to report it directly to the Human Resources department and maintain documentation of the report. Have that documentation signed and date stamped by a Human Resources employee so the report cannot be swept under the carpet by Postal Service supervisors, managers and plant managers, which appears to be an alleged standard practice.

Postal News for May 11, 2022

Why Is Dealing With the Government So Painful?

...given the amount of time and anxiety it takes to deal with the government, as with any service provider, our government should be enhancing people’s lives in every way that we can. The federal government consistently rates lower than just about every private-sector industry when it comes to customer satisfaction.

Citation: www.washingtonpost.com
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Postal News for May 11, 2022

Could the USPS Become the Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider?

...many may have been able to terminate their pregnancies without leaving their homes at all: Researchers found in a separate study that Aid Access, an organization based in Austria that provides abortion medication by mail, received 1,100 requests per month from Texas alone. Abortions at clinics went down 60 percent

Citation: www.curbed.com
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Postal News for May 10, 2022

Postal workers robbed and researchers threatened in elaborate mail fraud scheme

In March, police went to an apartment complex after a U.S. postal worker was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight. Channel 2′s Michael Seiden was in Cobb County and researchers with GSU have been following this issue for months. They said this is all part of an elaborate mail fraud scheme, but the researchers asked to remain anonymous because they are receiving threats.

Citation: www.wsbradio.com
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Postal News for May 10, 2022

10 agencies used Clearview AI facial recognition technology, including the FBI, Secret Service, DEA, and US Postal Inspection Service

The company had recently announced that it was on track to have 100 billion face prints in its database within a year...To top it off, based on a June 2021 report from the US Government Accountability Office, a survey of 42 federal agencies shows that 10 agencies used Clearview AI between April 2018 and March 2020, including the FBI, Secret Service, DEA, and US Postal Inspection Service.

Citation: techhq.com
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Postal News for May 10, 2022

Chicago man sentenced to 48 months for attempting to possess fentanyl for distribution

As part of this investigation, it was learned that an individual in Chicago had narcotics sent to an address in Madison via U.S. mail. On December 7, 2020, a U.S. Postal Inspector identified the parcel and got a federal warrant and searched the package. Inside, investigators found a vacuum-sealed bag that contained roughly

Citation: www.wkow.com
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Postal News for May 10, 2022

Florida Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R) has sent a letter to USPS regarding increased check washing crimes

sent a letter to USPS regarding increased check washing crimes. Directed to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Chief Postal Inspector, Gary Barksdale, Rep. Elvira Salazar demands answers over increased check washing cases in South Florida. ... it is unacceptable that while check washing is on the rise in Miami, USPS does not seem to be taking these cases seriously.”

Citation: floridianpress.com
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Postal News for May 10, 2022

97-year-old blind retired postal employee died of exposure after the gas company refused payment of overdue bills

ST. LOUIS -- A 97-year-old blind man died of exposure two days after the gas company refused payment of overdue bills so heat could be restored to the retired postal worker's apartment.

Citation: www.upi.com
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Postal News for May 10, 2022

Search Postal Employee Salaries - FedsDataCenter.com

For tips on using the Postal salary search, be sure to see our article: Locating The Salary of a Postal Service Employee. Processing... The information contained in this database is compiled from public records released by the United States Postal Service.

Citation: www.fedsdatacenter.com

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Postal News for May 9, 2022

Help postal service 'Stamp Out' hunger

The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the country's largest single-day food drive, provides residents with an easy way to donate food to those in need in the community. To participate in the food drive, residents are encouraged to leave a sturdy bag containing non-perishable foods next to their mailbox prior to the time of regular mail delivery on Saturday, May 14.

Citation: yahoo.com
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Postal News for May 9, 2022

U.S. Postal Service Announces New Prices for 2022

The new prices, if favorably reviewed, include a two-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp, from 58 cents to 60 cents. The proposed prices, approved by the Governors of the U.S. Postal Service, would raise First-Class Mail prices approximately 6.5 percent

Citation: uark.edu
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Postal News for May 9, 2022

USPS® Jobs | New Career Opportunities

The Postal Service is actively hiring for full time, part time and seasonal employment. Explore detailed information about some of our top jobs and find the best fit for you.

Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for May 9, 2022

Researchers say more than 1,500 stolen checks reported per week, part of dark web mail scheme

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A fraud scheme has postal workers getting robbed at gunpoint and researchers believe some of these criminals were behind a robbery in Smyrna. In March, police went to an apartment complex after a U.S. postal worker was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight.

Citation: www.wsbtv.com
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Postal News for May 9, 2022

Biden and Congress attack postal workers’ health care with phony reform

Finally, the new law stipulates that future postal retirees must enroll in Medicare, thereby increasing the portion of health care costs that workers themselves must pay. During the signing ceremony, Biden celebrated...What Biden neglected to mention is that the new law will rob USPS workers of almost $200 billion in retirement health care funding.

Citation: www.wsws.org
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Postal News for May 9, 2022

Amazon expands its prime delivery service to other online retailers. Buy With Prime is the latest move by Amazon to compete with major national shippers including the U.S. Postal Service, UPS and Fed-Ex. Amazon is on track this year to become the largest delivery service in the nation, according to Amazon's Dave Clark.

Citation: www.upi.com
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Postal News for May 6, 2022

2022 Inflation: Get used to 'uncomfortable' rate hikes with the U.S. Postal Service

The Postal Service Board of Governors sets postage rates, but DeJoy said he'll advocate for raising prices until “we have accomplished our objective of projecting a trajectory that shows us being self-sustaining.”

Citation: abcnews.go.com
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Postal News for May 6, 2022

U.S. Postal Service employees arrested, accused of using Upstate NY post office for drug trafficking

...Upstate New York after allegedly using a post office as a drug hub. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Western New York announced Wednesday that Ralph Minni, 52, and his girlfriend Grace Marie Lopez...

Citation: www.masslive.com
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Postal News for May 6, 2022

U.S. Postal Service Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Results

U.S. Postal Service today announced its financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2022 (Jan. 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022), reporting an adjusted loss of approximately $1.7 billion for the quarter

Citation: businessinsider.com
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Postal News for May 6, 2022

U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s Narcotics and Bulk Cash Trafficking Task Force revealed Mangual-Castro “was orchestrating shipments of cocaine through the U.S. Mail

Those charged are: Jean Mangual-Castro, 34, and Enid Castro , 52, both of West Haven; Jashon Spearman, also known as “J " and “Deuce,” 34, of New Haven; and Maria Alejandra Perez Torres, also known as “Alej” and “Alejandra Perez,” 21, of Villalba...The U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s Narcotics and Bulk Cash Trafficking Task Force includes members from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, U.S. Postal Service – Office of the Inspector General, Connecticut Army National Guard, and Hartford, New Britain, Meriden and Town of Groton police departments.

Citation: www.courant.com
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Postal News for May 6, 2022

Reed demands answers from post office to change of address fraud reported

“I received a postcard from the post office saying that my mail was going to be delivered to some other address, indicating that I had changed the address, but I hadn’t," said Leahy.

Citation: turnto10.com
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Postal News for May 5, 2022

Video | FedEx speedy and professional mail delivery; Setting quality standard for mail delivery

Huntsville, Alabama - A FedEx employee is caught on a Ring video setting a safe and quality example of how to deliver mail packages. A Madison County resident says his Ring surveillance camera captured a FedEx employee...

Citation: The Postal News Group
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Postal News for May 5, 2022

Postal service engineer in Metro Detroit pleads guilty to accepting illegal gratuities

A United States Postal Service facilities engineer in Metro Detroit pleaded guilty Wednesday to accepting more than $6,500 in illegal gratuities from a contractor, federal prosecutors said. Thomas Berlucchi, 61, of Troy entered the plea during a hearing through U.S. District Court, records show. Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 2 before

Citation: www.detroitnews.com
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Postal News for May 5, 2022

If junk mail annoys you, here’s how to stop it. But wait …

How can you opt-out of junk mail? What if there was a way to slow down all that mail, or stop it altogether? Youngblood teaches her Austin neighbors how to ease the burden by writing about it. Not on paper, of course. She uses an online blog titled "a little more green." Catalog Choice is a website Youngblood uses

Citation: www.kvue.com
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Postal News for May 5, 2022

National Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is May 14, 2022

The Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive—the nation’s largest all-volunteer one-day food collection effort—is held annually on the second Saturday in May and is a community outreach effort of the National Association of Letter Carriers

Citation: www.nalc.org
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Postal News for May 4, 2022

U.S. Postal Service Reveals More Stamps for 2022 - Peanuts, Holidays and Space Exploration Featured

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service has announced several additions to the 2022 stamp program first announced last fall. All stamp designs are preliminary and subject to change. Additional details, including issue dates and locations, will be announced later.

Citation: goldrushcam.com
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Postal News for May 4, 2022

What to do in a dog attack, and why they hate postal workers so much

Australia Post postal workers are suffering more dog attacks than before with 1,170 incidents so far this financial year—up 400 on the same time in 2021. The delivery service says around five employees are attacked each work day

Citation: phys.org
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Postal News for May 4, 2022

Video shows postal worker toss package across lawn

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A United States Postal Service (USPS) worker was caught on video tossing a customer’s package across the front lawn of a home over the weekend. It happened on Sunday, and Hickory Hill resident

Citation: www.fox13memphis.com
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Postal News for May 4, 2022

Roanoke postal employee who took marijuana from the mail gets time served

...former postal employee who stole marijuana that was being smuggled through the mail was sentenced Monday to the time he was already served in jail. Derek Jamar Hewitt, 35, was working in the U.S. Postal Service’s processing center in Roanoke when he removed a package from a conveyor belt...

Citation: roanoke.com
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Postal News for May 4, 2022

‘I want to see him off the street’: Difficult road to justice for postal employee hit by unlicensed driver

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man accused in a crash that left a postal worker with lifelong injuries was just removed from the streets — seven months after he allegedly hit a mail truck while driving without a license. “I see a vehicle that’s not moving over, and it’s coming directly at me

Citation: www.wavy.com
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Postal News for May 2, 2022

How Long Does it Take to Process Social Security Retirement Benefits?

In most cases, you can apply as early as four months in advance. Retirement payments arrive one month after the qualifying month, so you'll receive the deposit for a June start date in July. Social Security

Citation: www.sapling.com
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Postal News for May 2, 2022

Pine Plains Post Office named for Chief Petty Officer Shannon Kent

Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon Kent, a Dutchess County native who was killed in Manbij, Syria during her fifth combat deployment on January 16, 2019, was posthumously honored on Saturday when the Pine Plains Post Office was renamed in her honor. “Shannon’s life was nothing short of legendary

Citation: midhudsonnews.com
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Postal News for May 2, 2022

Olpe post office closing next week

Olpe will be without a post office in two weeks, due to what the U.S. Postal Service calls a “change of ownership.” A letter sent Friday by Emporia Postmaster Tess Weimar says the USPS had a “loss of lease” on its Olpe location at 118 Westphalia Street.

Citation: www.emporiagazette.com
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Postal News for May 2, 2022

Inflation 2022: Postal service seeks July rate increase

the U.S. - may see a 6.5% rate increase in stamps and other services as the USPS works to reduce losses. Current law and postal regulations allow the USPS to apply for rate increases the take both the rate of inflation as reflected in the Consumer Price Index...

Citation: columbiabasinherald.com
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Postal News for May 2, 2022

Reports of mail theft are soaring | Man loses $93,000 after check is stolen and 'washed'

believes the check was stolen from a blue on-street mailbox in February, by a thief with a master mailbox key, according to news reports of a key theft in the area. What the thieves can do with your checks...

Citation: www.thedenverchannel.com
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Postal News for May 1, 2022

Postal workers threaten to strike after Royal Mail tried to make them work on Sundays in a bid to compete with rivals such as Amazon and DPD

But it now faces a backlash from bosses at the Communication Workers Union (CWU), who filed an emergency motion at their annual conference last week warning that unless pay demands are met there could be a walkout of more than 115,000 staff as early as next month.

Citation: www.dailymail.co.uk
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Postal News for May 1, 2022

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

More than 53,000 Postal Service employees identify as being Asian, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. This represents approximately 8.3 percent of the USPS workforce. The organization celebrates the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through its stamp program.

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for May 1, 2022

U.S. Postal Service employee (former) stole more than $90,000 in cash deposits that were mailed from a Tractor Supply Company store to its bank

Roberta Feliz, 33, of Fitchburg, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of mail by an employee of the U.S. Postal Service. She was charged on Feb. 4. Between February and July 2020, Feliz, who was employed as lead sales and services associate

Citation: www.masslive.com
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Postal News for May 1, 2022

Tonga's colorful history reflected in its unusually shaped stamps

Tonga has a fascinating history as told through its stamps. The first postal services were established in 1886 when Germans on Samoa about 550 miles away began handling mail from there. New Zealand quickly stepped in to help Tonga set up its own postal service. The Stamp World History website reports that the first stamps used in Tonga were

Citation: chroniclet.com
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Postal News for May 1, 2022

'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark will be honored with a Forever stamp

SARASOTA, Fla. — The United States Postal Service is honoring a trailblazing woman whose passion for the sea inspired one local Tampa Bay area aquarium. Eugenie Clark, affectionately known as the "Shark Lady", will be receiving her own Forever stamp.

Citation: www.wtsp.com
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Postal News for April 29, 2022

New website aids front-line supervisors

“We didn’t create anything new,” said project lead Abigail Martin, integration and processing manager for Logistics and Processing. “It’s really just a landing page that links to other things that already exist.” The dashboard is available on Blue.

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for April 29, 2022

Inside Linn’s: An introduction to stamps and souvenir sheets printed on silk

“The topic of stamps and souvenir sheets printed on silk fabric started in 1958 with a souvenir sheet from Poland. Silk stamps and sheets both look and feel different, adding a third dimension and enhancing the sense of touch. It has become a popular topic for collectors and has reached many corners of the world since 1958,” writes Wayne Chen in an engaging...

Citation: www.linns.com
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Postal News for April 29, 2022

Postal Service hosting two job fairs this week in Central Texas

The Postal Service is hosting two fairs Monday and Thursday. It is looking to fill openings right now in the Austin area for Rural Carrier Associate (RCA), Assistant Rural Carrier (ARC), City Carrier Assistant (CCA) and Mail Handler Assistant (MHA).

Citation: www.kxan.com
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Postal News for April 29, 2022

USPS seeks to fill 2,800 positions

The organization currently has approximately 2,800 Executive and Administrative Schedule Level 17 supervisory positions available. Both career and noncareer employees are eligible to apply for the positions, which are posted every Tuesday.

Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for April 28, 2022

USPS letter carrier robbed in Washington Twp.; mailbox keys stolen

A letter carrier who was robbed at a Washington Twp. apartment complex said she had her collection keys stolen by two people who jumped her. “They stole my collection keys right out of the box I was delivering mail to,” the carrier told 911 dispatchers. “They were grabbing on my collar saying give me the keys, give me the keys.”

Citation: www.whio.com
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Postal News for April 28, 2022

Alaska: Mail bound for Kenai Peninsula destroyed in USPS truck fire

Mile 38 of the highway is just before the turnoff onto the Sterling Highway at Tern Lake that leads to Cooper Landing and other peninsula communities. According to the postal service, the mail that was destroyed on the truck was destined for Kasilof, Clam Gulch, Ninilchik, Anchor Point, Homer, Fritz Creek, Halibut Cove, Nanwalek, Nikolaevsk, Port Graham, Nikiski and Seldovia. The USPS wrote that the cause of the fire is not known

Citation: www.alaskasnewssource.com
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Postal News for April 28, 2022

Maryland: U.S. Postal Service van caught in crossfire of Highlandtown shooting

A United States Postal Service van was caught in the crossfire during a shooting Wednesday in Southeast Baltimore's Higlandtown section, city police said.

Citation: foxbaltimore.com
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Postal News for April 28, 2022

U.S. Postal Service to hold job fair in San Luis Obispo

The U.S. Postal Service is hosting a walk-in job fair at the San Luis Obispo Post Office on Dalidio Drive on Saturday, April 30. The Postal Service has an immediate need to fill the positions...

Citation: www.ksby.com
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Postal News for April 28, 2022

Philadelphia man sentenced to 22 years for kidnapping, stealing packages from postal workers

A Philadelphia man was sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for two counts of robbery of a postal worker and one count of kidnapping. James Chandler pled guilty in September 2021 to robbing postal workers

Citation: www.foxnews.com
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Postal News for April 23, 2022

U.S. Postal Service chief warns of inflation impact

WASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says the agency is dealing with significant inflation costs as it works to stem losses, acknowledging higher costs will put further pressure on stamp prices. DeJoy told Reuters in a 90-minute interview late on Wednesday the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is feeling the impact of higher costs

Citation: www.reuters.com
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Postal News for April 23, 2022

Silverthorne town leaders meet with USPS officials in attempt to solve post office woes

town leaders are working to find solutions as Summit County residents experience ongoing issues with the Silverthorne and Dillon post offices. For years, locals have struggled to get reliable mail service from U.S. Postal Service locations, but the issues seem to have gotten worse...

Citation: www.summitdaily.com
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Postal News for April 23, 2022

Man Fires Several Shots At Postal Worker In Kensington, Police Say

Citation: philadelphia.cbslocal.com
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Postal News for April 23, 2022

lubbock mail thieves sentenced to combined total of almost 8 years

Two formal postal contractors have been sentenced to a combined total of 7 years and 10 months in prison for possession of stolen mail. 22-year-old Joe Roy Rivas, III and 35-year-old Jessica Lynn Solomon were indicted back in October of 2021. Both were employees at Cargo Force, Inc., a company that contracts with the US Postal Service to load mail into and out of air containers going to and from the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport. Read More: Lubbock Mail Thieves Sentenced: Combined Total of Almost 8 Years | https://kkam.com/lubbock-mail-thieves-sentenced-to-combined-total-of-almost-8-years/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral

Citation: kkam.com
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Postal News for April 22, 2022

US Department of Labor investigation of amputation injury finds serious, repeat violations at Greensboro US Postal Service facility | Removed machine safety guard leads to serious, life-altering injury

GREENSBORO, NC – An employee working as a mechanic at the U.S. Postal Service's distribution center in Greensboro suffered a life-changing injury on Sept. 27, 2021. The worker's arm was amputated after contacting a machine that had a safety guard removed. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration conducted an inspection at the USPS facility, which operates as Greensboro Network Distribution Center. The inspection identified repeat and


Citation: www.osha.gov
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Postal News for April 22, 2022

USPS employees are required to reset Self Service Profile (SSP) password after April 24, 2022

Postal Service intends to revise the information security policies related to the employees' password criteria for their Self-Service Profile (SSP). All employees will...


Citation: NPMHU Local 317
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Postal News for April 22, 2022

USPS News Link: TSP Plan to briefly suspend some services

The transition could affect participants who planned to request a transaction soon, because periodic downtime will be required to accommodate the transition process. During the transition period, participants’ savings will...


Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for April 22, 2022

Former Postal Employee Sentenced for Delay of U.S. Mail

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced the April 19, 2022 sentencing of MILES J. DUPERON, age 29, of Slidell, to one count of delay of U.S. Mail matter by postal employee, in violation of 18 U.S.C. ‘ 1703(a). According to the bill of information...


Citation: www.lobservateur.com
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Postal News for April 22, 2022

Statement by APWU President Mark Dimondstein on the Amazon Workers Union Victory in Staten Island and the Ongoing union election in Alabama

The organized labor movement should unite and build a multi-union crusade to help organize Amazon workers throughout the country. We should help propel the movement forward, whether Amazon workers choose to join an established union such as the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) in Alabama, or others, or if they organize new independent initiatives such as the ALU in Staten Island. We salute the determination of the Amazon workers in Staten Island and Bessemer, AL in standing up to their bosses. Unionization at Amazon holds a special significance for postal workers...


Citation: American Postal Workers Union (APWU)
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New From Amazon: Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits

Get the updated, 27th edition of this popular book. Midwest Book Review, James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief says, Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits fully explains all of the new rules and pertinent strategies on and for Social Security conditions, personal and spousal benefits, as well as benefits for disabilities, dependents, survivors, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). This complete and comprehensive reference will prove critically important for anyone trying to decide whether to take an early Social Security benefit or wait until age 70. "Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions" covers earn how to qualify for and enroll in both Medicare and Medicaid programs, including Medicare Part D drug coverage. "Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions" will prove invaluable for understanding Medigap insurance and Medicare Advantage plans, as well as what new Medigap policies are available (and old ones that aren't), comparing Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans, and ultimately choosing what's best. Of special note is the information "Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions" provides on government pensions and veterans benefits, including discovers when and how to claim the benefits earned. Enhanced with information on how to file many essential forms online, "Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions"will prove to be an indispensable and reliable informational guide and reference, making it critically important and highly recommended addition for community library Money/Finance instructional reference collections."



Postal News for April 19, 2022

U.S. Postal Service Implements New First-Class Package Service Standards and Updates Priority Mail Service Standards

Postal Service is Slowing the Mail Again! Read the News Release From the U.S. Postal Service Here:

WASHINGTON, DC — On May 1, the Postal Service is taking additional actions to improve service reliability by announcing the implementation of changes to the First-Class Package Service (FCPS) service standards. This initiative is part of “Delivering for America,” the Postal Service’s 10-year plan to achieve financial sustainability and service excellence. A fact sheet on the proposed changes to service standards for first class packages is available here: Delivering for America: Our Vision and Ten-Year Plan to Achieve Financial Sustainability and Service Excellence - about.usps.com Modifying these service standards will allow for additional transport time for long-distance package deliveries and increased network efficiencies. The new FCPS service standards will also enable additional package volume to be transported by surface transportation, which is more reliable and affordable compared to air transportation. Sixty-four percent of First-Class Package Service volume will be unaffected by the proposed standard changes. Four percent will be upgraded from a 3-day to 2-day service standard. For the remainder of the volume (32 percent), the service standard will increase by one or two days. “Modifying select service standards is a key growth element and enabler of our 10-year plan. This action will contribute to our cost savings efforts and improve our reliability across all product classes, including our growing package market,” said Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy. “By implementing the elements of our 10-year plan, we will deliver the consistent, reliable service that the American people and our customers expect and deserve and grow package volume, spurring revenue growth that can be invested back into the Postal Service.” The Postal Service previously received an advisory opinion from the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) regarding these service standard changes. Additionally, the Postal Service is removing an extra day for Priority Mail transported via ground. The extra day was temporarily put in place in April 2020 to account for ongoing global supply chain, transportation and employee availability challenges across our network posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the continued high demand on the overall air network, the Postal Service is retaining the extra day at this time for Priority Mail transported via air until the reliability of our key providers improves. As part of implementing the new service standards for FCPS, the Postal Service is removing the extra day that has applied to FCPS. Service standards are delivery benchmarks for how long customers can expect the Postal Service to deliver different types of mail from origin to destination — Point A to Point B. Service standards are not the same as the percentage targets or the actual measured service performance. With full implementation, the Postal Service’s 10-year plan aims to reverse a projected $160 billion in losses over the next 10 years. The Plan’s growth and efficiency initiatives will spur cash flow and savings to make $40 billion in capital investments over the next 10 years – including $20 billion towards the Postal Service’s mail and package processing network, facility upgrades and procurement of new processing equipment. The Postal Service generally receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.


Citation: https://postalemployee.us/USPS-Slows-Mail-Again.html
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Postal News for April 18, 2022

What Time is the Tax Deadline Today?

Paper Returns – The Postmark Rules
Some people are old fashioned and still like to fill out paper tax forms. If they owe any money with their return, they're likely to write out a paper check to the IRS for the amount due. If that's you, make sure the envelope is postmarked by April 18 (or April 19 for residents of Maine or Massachusetts). But don't expect your post office to stay open until midnight on Tax Day like they used to years ago (sometimes with bands playing and snacks available), so make sure you get there before their regular hours expire if you're hand delivering your return at the postal counter.


Citation: www.kiplinger.com
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Postal News for April 18, 2022

Postal Service Announces Women’s Rowing To Be Celebrated With Forever Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate Women’s Rowing with Forever stamps. The first-day-of-issue event will be held at the Philadelphia Girls’ Rowing Club. The event for the Women’s Rowing Forever stamps is free and open to the public. Share the news of the stamp with the hashtag #WomensrowingStamps...


Citation: goldrushcam.com
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Postal News for April 18, 2022

The Postal Service is reminding employees that they are required to abide by the Hatch Act, including the guidelines for using social media

USPS employees aren’t allowed to use their social media accounts while on the clock.
• Under the law, employees should choose profile photos wisely. Here’s where things can get tricky.
The Hatch Act prohibits federal employees from using campaign images as social media profile photos. The reason: Because profile images are attached to everything a person likes, tweets or comments on, they are categorized as on-the-clock politicking — which is restricted under the Hatch Act.


Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for April 18, 2022

USPS.com - USPS® Is Hiring - Explore Your Possibilities

Learn About Available Jobs In Your Area on USPS.com and Fill Out an Application. For Employment, Look No Further Than USPS®. Explore New Jobs Online. Apply Now. Jobs Near You. USPS® Careers. New Career Opportunities. Now Hiring. Hot Jobs.


Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for April 18, 2022

Why is Social Security taking so long to process my retirement application?

It can take the SSA about six weeks to process your application and start your benefits. However, it might take longer if you supply incorrect information, or the SSA requests that you provide additional information to process your case


Citation: zacks.com
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Postal News for April 17, 2022

Some Postal Services Actually Celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ

For the Christian tradition, the bodily resurrection was the restoration to life of a transformed body powered by spirit, as described by Paul, that led to the establishment of Christianity. For Christians, his resurrection is the guarantee that all the Christian dead will be resurrected at Christ's second coming. In Christian theology, the death and resurrection of Jesus are the most important events, the foundation of the Christian faith, as commemorated by Easter.


Citation: wikipedia.org
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Postal News for April 17, 2022

Text Scam: Butler Police Warn That Scammers Are Trying To Pose As Postal Service And FedEx To Steal Personal Data

scammers are sending text messages, claiming they have a package that can’t be delivered until they update their personal information...


Citation: pittsburgh.cbslocal.com
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Postal News for April 17, 2022

Piles of mail returned to local business… again

This time, a postal service spokesperson sent us an email saying only, “Local management has communicated with the customer that it is a mail piece design issue and we are working with them to get is resolved.”


Citation: fox8.com
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Postal News for April 17, 2022

USPS Begins Third Quarter with 94 Percent First-Class Mail Delivered On Time for 2 Consecutive Weeks

WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics through the first week of the fiscal third quarter. For the week ending April 8 and the second consecutive week, First-Class Mail on-time delivery performance was 93.9 percent


Citation: usps.com
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Postal News for April 17, 2022

Wisconsin postal workers hope new Federal law will prevent further cuts to USPS services across state

Postal workers in Wisconsin are optimistic that a new law overhauling the U.S. Postal Service and injecting more than $100 billion into the service will help put an end to years of instability in the service.


Citation: www.milwaukeeindependent.com
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Postal News for April 16, 2022

Police warning: Don't use postal service blue mailboxes to send tax checks to IRS

USPS Postal Service Blue Box Picture As the tax deadline approaches, police are warning people not to put any checks in the big blue postal mailboxes. “We’ve been experiencing a rash of thefts of the blue mailboxes outside the post offices


Citation: www.wlwt.com
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Postal News for April 16, 2022

Congressman will refer postal employee sexual harassment claims to federal investigators

a culture of persistent sexual harassment exists within the United States Postal Service’s Northeast Station. A current and former employee described the station’s work environment as toxic where employees regularly make sexual comments about women’s bodies and ability to have sex. After our i9 Team shared a list of allegations from a mail carrier, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Rep. Ashley Hinson’s (R-01) offices are working to bring those allegations to the agency’s inspector general’s office


Citation: www.kcrg.com
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Postal News for April 16, 2022

3 men sentenced in burning of U.S. Postal Service trucks in SW Atlanta

John Wesley Wade, Ellie Melvin Brett and Vida Messiah Jones pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in connection with the arson of five postal trucks and were sentenced to federal time, court records show. The burned trucks were found outside a post office along Oglethorpe Avenue in southwest Atlanta


Citation: www.ajc.com
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Postal News for April 16, 2022

Mail theft in San Francisco caught on camera

“They jimmied open the mailboxes with some sort of screwdriver,” one victim told KRON4. Colleen, who does not want to share her last name, says the mailboxes at her Russian Hill home in San Francisco were burglarized sometime in the overnight hours last week. “Our neighbor had gone to go walk their dog around 11 at night and the mailboxes...


Citation: www.kron4.com
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Postal News for April 16, 2022

Social Security Benefits: How Long Does It Take To Get Approved?

The Social Security approval process is relatively speedy, but as it is a government program with a huge number of applicants, you can expect to wait approximately six weeks before you get your approval for benefits. Bear in mind that this timetable only applies if everything runs smoothly. If you supply inaccurate information on your application, such as a transposed number in your birthdate or Social Security number, for example, you can expect a rejection and for the entire process to start all over again...


Citation: www.gobankingrates.com
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Postal News for April 15, 2022

Flyer points to US Postal Service plague

At eyeball height was this flyer, printed in all caps: “USPS IN EUGENE IS CURRENTLY HIRING / PLEASE GO TO OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.USPS.COM/EMPLOYEMENT / THEN SEARCH AND APPLY FOR JOBS / DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY! I noticed immediately that “employment” had been misspelled in the web address. Since I had time to kill between attempts to track the package, I used my phone to confirm that the web address on the flyer didn’t work but the correct spelling did...


Citation: news.yahoo.com
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Postal News for April 15, 2022

Feds arrest man, say almost 7 pounds of cocaine delivered to Youngstown home

The complaint charges Luis Parrilla, 41, with one count of...


Citation: www.wkbn.com
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Postal News for April 15, 2022

Workers say sexual harassment culture exists within Cedar Rapids Post Office

A culture of persistent sexual harassment exists within a Cedar Rapids Post Office, according to a current and former employee. Two workers said the United States Postal Service’s Northeast location in Cedar Rapids has a toxic work environment where employees regularly make sexual comments about women’s


Citation: www.kcrg.com
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Postal News for April 15, 2022

Minneapolis woman attacked postal worker with box cutter to prevent his testimony in court

According to the criminal complaint, Minneapolis Police responded to an assault of a postal worker on April 2. The USPS employee told police he'd been working his route when


Citation: bringmethenews.com
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Postal News for April 15, 2022

Logan Co. woman pleads guilty to post office embezzlement

former employee for the U.S. Postal Service at the Blair Post Office in Logan County. Ellis admitted she took about


Citation: www.wvnstv.com
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Postal News for April 15, 2022

Changing Non-Career Employees to Career Status Added Stability, USPS Says

The USPS for years had increased the share of what it calls “pre-career” employees within its overall workforce as a cost-saving measure, since those employees do not qualify for the full range of benefits to career employees. However, the report said the postal agency “has experienced years of high workforce turnover in our pre-career workforce


Citation: www.fedweek.com
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Postal News for April 14, 2022

DeJoy is helping the Postal Service get back on track

As the March 31 article points out, though, DeJoy is helping the Postal Service get back on track through Delivering for America, the organization’s 10-year plan to improve its finances and service. For example, the postmaster general tells Bloomberg Businessweek that USPS had relied too heavily on unreliable air transportation to fly mail across the country


Citation: link.usps.com
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Postal News for April 14, 2022

Postal Service Must Face Worker’s PTSD Discrimination Lawsuit

The U.S. Postal Service lost its bid to end a lawsuit claiming it discriminated against an employee who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder...


Citation: bloomberglaw.com
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Postal News for April 14, 2022

Postal Service delivery resumes after attacks on mail carriers in California neighborhood

Postal Service workers are again delivering mail in a southern California neighborhood after services were suspended following attacks on postal carriers. The USPS said in a statement that conditions on the route in Santa Monica...


Citation: www.usatoday.com
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Postal News for April 14, 2022

Chagrin Falls, Ohio Police Blotter: Police investigate disturbance between Post Office employees

A disturbance between two employees April 7 sent police to the Post Office. A Kent man, 32, was charged with criminal mischief for breaking out another postal employee’s car window


Citation: www.cleveland.com
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Postal News for April 13, 2022

Former Chicago USPS Employee Charged With Stealing Stimulus Checks From Mail

U.S. Postal Service employee in Chicago has been indicted on federal charges for allegedly stealing government stimulus checks from the mail. Olivia Bryant, 33, of Chicago, is charged with three counts of theft from the U.S. mail


Citation: www.nbcchicago.com
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Postal News for April 13, 2022

‘I Am Against Retreat:’ The Louis DeJoy Ethos and the Future of the Postal Service

DeJoy inherited a “frozen organization” with an ill-defined mission. “You have to have a vision for the future. And then you have to have a strategy to get there, which is the plan. And then you got to execute on it, which is what we're doing right now.” DeJoy is planning to modernize USPS facilities, which he likened to “dungeons” and said are causing the agency to lose employees...


Citation: www.govexec.com
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Postal News for April 13, 2022

USPS Carriers Assaulted In California; USPS Suspends Service

The USPS has stopped delivering mail at every address in a neighborhood in Santa Monica because mail carriers keep getting attacked. The assaults began in late January when a man wielding a broom allegedly attacked a postal worker who was...


Citation: vervetimes.com
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Postal News for April 13, 2022

"If You Used This Mailbox in New Jersey, Your Identity May Have Been Stolen

Officers were tipped to the crime after a resident found mail in the street and called police. Investigators traced the mail back to two residents who had placed thier letters into the mailbox Read More: If you used this mailbox in NJ, your identity may be stolen | https://nj1015.com/if-you-used-this-mailbox-in-south-brunswick-nj-your-identity-may-have-been-stolen/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral...


Citation: nj1015.com
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Postal News for April 13, 2022

Health benefits -- New law creates program for postal employees, postal retirees

The Postal Service reform legislation... establishes the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, which will provide health insurance to USPS career employees, retirees and their dependents, beginning Jan. 1, 2025. • The PSHB program...


Citation: npmhu317.blogspot.com
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Postal News for April 13, 2022

Man makes terroristic threats to postman, police

On April 9, Harford allegedly threatened a US Postal Carrier with “serious physical harm” while the postal carrier was on his mail route. He is charged with Terroristic Threats, a felony, and Menacing, a misdemeanor...


Citation: www.mytwintiers.com
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Postal News for April 11, 2022

Postal Service seeks rate hike

The U.S. Postal Service announced last week it is asking for a 2-cent increase in the cost of first-class stamps, from 58 cents to 60 cents


Citation: www.semissourian.com
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Postal News for April 11, 2022

USPS says 100 city carrier assistant jobs available in Louisville area

Pay for postal workers have risen by $2 on the hours over the last two years. The starting salary is $18.92 an hour and officials said they will promote more than 75 of these positions to career employees in January. That salary would rise to more than $20 an hour with full federal benefits, retirement, paid vacation and sick leave


Citation: www.whas11.com
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Postal News for April 11, 2022

Amazon Workers Victory for a Union Open Labor Leaders’ Eyes

“It’s sending a wake-up call to the rest of the labor movement,” said Mark Dimondstein, the American Postal Workers Union president. “We have to be homegrown — we have to be driven by workers — to give ourselves the best chance.”


Citation: theeastcountygazette.com
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Postal News for April 11, 2022

Postal services suspended in Santa Monica neighborhood after repeat attacks on carriers

The United States Postal Service has suspended its services for one block of residents in a Santa Monica neighborhood, after several reported assaults took place on carriers delivering mail in the area.


Citation: www.cbsnews.com
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Postal News for April 11, 2022

The high cost of low postal service

It’s no secret that the level of customer satisfaction – and service – at the U.S. Postal Service is very low. Two brief personal experiences: Recently I mailed a first-class letter to Pennsylvania; it took 11 days to arrive. And invariably there is only one window open to serve customers at my local post office


Citation: www.oregonlive.com
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Postal News for April 11, 2022

Parcel Delivery Market Investment Analysis

China Post, Deutsche Post DHL, FedEx, Japan Post Group, La Poste Group, Royal Mail, SG Holdings (Sagawa Express), TNT Express, UPS, United States Postal Service (USPS), Yamato Holdings (Yamato Transport)


Citation: blackswanzine.com
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Postal News for April 10, 2022

Postal Worker in The Villages Accused of Pinching 4,000 Holiday Cards for Cash

Miranda Delee Farleigh, 25, has been delivering mail in the area for the past six years under a private contract held by her mother, the complaint says. But when Farleigh’s parents discovered “several tubs and bags” of opened mail in her bedroom, they notified authorities.


Citation: https://www.thedailybeast.com/miranda-delee-farleigh-postal-worker-in-the-villages-accused-of-rifling-through-4000-holiday-cards-for-cash
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Postal News for April 10, 2022

Native American Modernist Artist George Morrison Memorialized on New Forever Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service honors George Morrison (1919-2000), one of the nation’s greatest modernist artists and founding figure of Native American modernism, with a set of five stamps showcasing his work. The first-day-of-issue event for the George Morrison Forever stamps is free and open to the public. News of the stamps is being shared with the hashtag #GeorgeMorrisonStamps.


Citation: https://southernmarylandchronicle.com/2022/04/10/native-american-modernist-artist-george-morrison-memorialized-on-new-forever-stamps/
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Postal News for April 10, 2022

Nevada election officials say they’re prepared as shortages stoke paper ballot worries

The U.S. Postal Service has sent letters to 46 states and the District of Columbia, warning it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted, The Washington Post reported Friday, Aug. 14. The news has infuriated congressional Democrats, who say they want to hear from the new postmaster general.


Citation: https://lasvegassun.com/news/2022/apr/10/nevada-election-officials-say-theyre-prepared-as-s/
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Postal News for April 10, 2022

Suspect in fatal shooting stalked Northwell Health employee for months after break-up

firing 10 shots at her on March 31 – striking her nine times. Hines, of Bay Shore, was arraigned Saturday, charged in the death of 33-year-old Amelia Laguerre. He was arrested without incident Friday on his way to work. Officials say he is a postal employee...


Citation: https://bronx.news12.com/officials-suspect-in-fatal-shooting-stalked-northwell-health-employee-for-months-after-break-up
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Postal News for April 9, 2022

After earlier mistrial, former U.S. Postal Service employee convicted in killing of co-worker's husband

A jury on Thursday convicted a former U.S. Postal Service mail carrier of all charges in the killing of a co-worker’s husband exactly one year earlier. After a three-day trial, the Newport News Circuit Court jury found Jeremy Todd Pettway, 41, guilty of first-degree murder...


Citation: news.yahoo.com/mistrial-former-u-postal-mail-221100606.html
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PostalNews for April 9, 2022

Secret Service agents in Biden detail reportedly part of bribery scheme

The stunning plot was detected by chance when someone assaulted a mail carrier and building residents told a US postal inspector they should consult with Taherzadeh and Ali. The postal inspector grew suspicious and informed the DHS Inspector General’s Office, which in turn alerted the FBI...


Citation: nypost.com/2022/04/08/joe-biden-secret-service-agents-tied-to-bribery-scheme-report/
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Postal News for April 9, 2022

U.S. Postal Service Converted 63,000 Non-Career Postal Employees to Permanent Jobs Over the Last Year

The Postal Service has since 2010 increasingly relied on non-career workers, such as postal support employees and mailhandler assistants, as a cheaper alternative to reduce labor costs as part of efforts to keep pace with shrinking mail revenue. Non-career employees generally receive a less generous benefits


Citation: www.govexec.com/workforce/2022/04/usps-converted-63000-non-career-employees-permanent-jobs-over-last-year/365429/
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Postal News for April 9, 2022

Postal Employee shortage delays services in Savoy, illinois

One reason behind this is the lack of individuals wanting to work for the United States Postal Service (USPS), said the employee at Savoy, just south of Champaign. The employee said staff shortages have been a problem even before the pandemic


Citation: www.cu-citizenaccess.org/2022/04/employee-shortage-delays-postal-services-in-savoy/
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Postal News for April 9, 2022

postal reform bill extends a new opportunity for newspapers to use mail sampling to reach nonsubscribers with promotional copies

“The Rural Newspaper Sustainability Act, broadening the sampling allowances for Within County newspaper mailers, was included in the PSRA with the sponsorship of Reps. Carolyn Maloney, D-New York; and James Comer, R-Kentucky. It lifts the existing cap on the number of nonsubscriber copies newspapers can mail at the lowest commercial rate from 10% of a newspaper’s paid within-county distribution to 50%.” The 50% sampling rule is effective immediately...


Citation: wnanews.com/2022/04/08/postal-reform-bill-cap-on-nonsubscriber-copies-increases-5x-but-rates-also-go-up/
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Postal News for April 9, 2022

Mailboxes in these ZIP codes being hit by thieves stealing checks, personal information

Police sources say mailboxes in the 631-- ZIP code, which includes St. Louis and St. Louis County, are being hit hard, leading to stolen


Citation: www.ksdk.com/article/news/investigations/usps-blue-collection-mailboxes-stolen-keys-checks-identities-st-louis-area/63-258bcd7d-07f0-46b5-a095-33da52feff19
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Date: April 8, 2022

New York family fights 4 years to get deceased postal employee dad's retirement benefits

BRONXVILLE, New York (WABC) -- They were nearly four decades of retirements savings that a longtime Westchester County postal employee paid into. But years after he died suddenly, his kids, now grown and still grieving, were still trying to get that money which was being held by an agency of the federal government...

Citation: abc7ny.com/7-on-your-side-retirement-benefits-family-fights/11721933/
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Date: April 8, 2022

Postal Service Reform Act Signed Into Law -- Union Says Step Forward for Postal Employees

LIUNA commends Congress and President Biden on passage of the Postal Service Reform Act into law, which will bring the Postal Service a step closer to fiscal stability and ensure greater security for the tens of thousands of Mailhandlers, who are members of LIUNA’s sister union, the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU). The successful passage of this critical legislation is thanks to the tireless advocacy and determination of NPMHU National President Paul V. Hogrogian, the NPMHU National Executive Board, and all of the unions representing postal workers...

More Reading: npmhu317.blogspot.com/2022/04/postal-service-reform-act-signed-step.html
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Date: April 8, 2022

Lancaster County businesses among the victims of check-stealing postal employee

A Leola postal worker is accused of stealing nearly $700,000 from checks sent in the mail. Jennesy Rodriguez, 26, was charged with 436 criminal counts, including 103 felony charges. According to police, she stole at least 50 checks before altering the amounts and recipients on the checks and cashing them...

More Reading: www.fox43.com/article/news/local/lancaster-county/postal-worker-charged-stealing-mailed-checks-lancaster-county-pennsylvania/521-0ddfa7a8-0990-43fd-a6bc-46e7c86bee80
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Date: April 8, 2022

Judge rules defendants in Longmont postal shooting must be tried separately

A judge has ruled that the two people accused of planning and carrying out a plot to shoot and kill a Longmont postal employee...

More Reading: www.timescall.com/2022/04/07/judge-rules-defendants-in-longmont-postal-shooting-must-be-tried-separately/
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Date: April 8, 2022

Exhibition brings contemporary Black American art to a wider audience

And so this show at the Dayton Art Institute is open, and it pulses with vibrant colors and textures. There are forty national artists, fifteen of which come from the Miami Valley. One of those artists is Gregory Changa Freeman, a writer and photographer. In the summer of 2020, he was taking pictures of a Black Lives Matter protest when he saw a Black postal worker coming up the street...

More Reading: www.wyso.org/arts-culture/2022-04-07/exhibition-brings-contemporary-black-american-art-to-a-wider-auidience
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Date: April 8, 2022

Syracuse Man Sentenced to 366 Days for Assaulting a U.S. Postal Employee

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Javon Mayo, 30, of Syracuse, New York, was sentenced yesterday to a 366-day term of imprisonment for assaulting a United States Postal Service letter carrier, announced United States Attorney Carla B. Freedman and Ketty Larco-Ward, Postal Inspector in Charge of the Boston Division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service... Reference: www.justice.gov/usao-ndny/pr/syracuse-man-sentenced-366-days-assaulting-us-postal-employee
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Date:April 7, 2022

Why are some postal employees impacted by the windfall elimination provision?

Reference: www.ssa.gov
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Date:April 7, 2022

New Postal Reform law will require retired postal employees to enroll in Medicare when eligible

Reference: www.wral.com
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Date:April 7, 2022

$25K reward offered in armed robbery of U.S. postal worker in Park Manor

Reference: abc7chicago.com
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Date:April 7, 2022

Postal Employees Bash Plan To Move Chattanooga Mail Processing Facility

Reference: www.chattanoogan.com
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Date:April 7, 2022

Postal worker stole nearly $700K by taking checks from mail

Reference: www.msn.com
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Date:April 7, 2022

Six-days-a-week mail delivery saved

Reference: www.ctpost.com
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Date: April 6, 2022

A reward for up to $25,000 for information on crew that robbed Grand Crossing postal worker

Reference: www.cbsnews.com
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Date: April 6, 2022

Elmhurst Mail Problems: A number of residents said they have gone days without getting mail lately

Reference: patch.com
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Date: April 6, 2022

Want a job counting penguins? There's an opening at this Antarctic post office

Reference: www.usatoday.com
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Date: April 5, 2022

Not everybody can sign up for the Federal Employees Retirement System. It – as the name implies – is for federal employees

Reference: investmentu.com
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Date: April 5, 2022

US federal employee holidays 2022: Full list of dates

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: April 5, 2022

Texas post office’s windows struck in apparent shooting, police say

Reference: www.ksat.com
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Date: April 4, 2022

New postmasters are being sworn in across the nation at what seems — and very well may be — a record clip

Reference: usps.com
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Date: April 4, 2022

Going postal: how Britain went potty over postcodes

Reference: www.theguardian.com
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Date: April 4, 2022

U.S. Postal Service Hiring in Central Florida

Reference: spotonflorida.com
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Date: April 4, 2022

NPMHU National Convention August 8-11, 2022

Reference: npmhu.org
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Date: April 4, 2022

Postal worker stole 6,600 greeting cards filled with cash

Reference: www.pinterest.com
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Date: April 4, 2022

Georgia postal worker confesses to fraudulently applying for and receiving $230,000 in veteran benefits

Reference: www.wrbl.com
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Date: April 3, 2022

On a history note | U.S. Post Office mural in West Bend, WI dates to Depression Era

Reference: www.washingtoncountyinsider.com
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Date: April 3, 2022

Thinking outside the mailbox: Robins AFB first base to get Intelligent Lockers

Reference: www.af.mil
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Date: April 3, 2022

UK: Woman Makes Thousands After Buying Unclaimed Parcels For 76p

Reference: www.ladbible.com
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Date: April 3, 2022

Westchester fire departments respond after car crashes into Purchase Post Office

Reference: hudsonvalley.
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Date: April 2, 2022

U.S. Postal Service Employees Stole COVID Stimulus Checks

Reference: nationalinterest.org
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Date: April 2, 2022

Colorado Postmaster arrested in child exploitation sting

Reference: kdvr.com
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Date: April 2, 2022

HISTORY: 'Hey Mister Postman, is that a letter for me?'

Reference: pamplinmedia.com
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Date: April 2, 2022

Amazon Workers in NYC Vote to Unionize in Historic Labor Win

Reference: time.com
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Date: April 2, 2022

New Zealand: Iconic art deco former post office has gone up for sale in what has been described as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to bag a ‘trophy’ investment

Reference: www.scoop.co.nz
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Date: April 2, 2022

See Thousands of Post Offices at Waymarking.com

Reference: www.waymarking.com
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Date: April 1, 2022

Postal Service did not have the legal authority to conduct the sweeping intelligence collection and surveillance of American protesters and others between 2018 and 2021

Reference: news.yahoo.com
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Date: April 1, 2022

Dallas postal worker pleads guilty to stealing stimulus checks

Reference: www.wfaa.com
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Date: April 1, 2022

Nation’s first postmaster general will be the subject of a new two-part documentary directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns

Reference: usps.com
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Date: April 1, 2022

Postal employees receive workforce info

Reference: usps.com
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Date: April 1, 2022

SFO airport post office to permanently close Thursday, saddening longtime patrons

Reference: abc7news.com
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Date: April 1, 2022

Postal inspectors’ covert spying overstepped law enforcement power, IG says

Reference: www.washingtontimes.com
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Date: Mar. 31, 2022

Postal worker robbed in broad daylight at Smyrna gated apartment complex

Reference: www.fox5atlanta.com
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Date: Mar. 31, 2022

FedEx Hub employee accused of stealing $8K while working

Reference: wreg.com
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Date: Mar. 31, 2022

PRC Directs Postal Service to Address Compliance Issues with Pricing and Service: Flat-Shaped Mail and Service Performance Continue to Be Major Areas of Concern

Reference: whattheythink.com
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Date: Mar. 31, 2022

Postal inspectors’ digital intelligence team sometimes acted outside of legal authorities, report says

Reference: www.fedscoop.com
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Date: Mar. 31, 2022

Why 'free' shipping isn’t free

Reference: www.cnbc.com
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Date: Mar. 31, 2022

Universal Postal Union holds letter-writing contest for youth

Reference: www.manilatimes.net
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Date: Mar. 30, 2022

USPS audit finds nearly 40,000 pieces of undelivered mail at two Columbus post offices

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 30, 2022

Man says USPS lost Pokémon card worth $13,000. He’s not alone when it comes to lost packages

Reference: www.yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 30, 2022

Post office hosts job seminar, looking for new employees

Reference: www.wtol.com
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Date: Mar. 30, 2022

Over 1,500 layoffs expected as Israel Postal losses mount

Reference: globes.co.il
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Date: Mar. 30, 2022

Suspect pleads guilty in U.S. postal employee carrier death

Reference: www.arklatexhomepage.com
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Date: Mar. 29, 2022

NPMHU and USPS Extend MHA Exception Period in Exchange for 1,202 Conversions to Career Status

Reference: NPMHU Local 317
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Date: Mar. 29, 2022

APWU: We need Your Help! (Does Your Postal Facility Look Like This?)

Reference: apwu.org
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Date: Mar. 29, 2022

USPS Delivers Talking Points and Reveals New Supervisor Training

Reference: www.ecommercebytes.com
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Date: Mar. 29, 2022

USPS will broaden its revenue base with new services and that will offset the steady decline in first class mail volumes

Reference: www.logisticsmgmt.com
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Date: Mar. 29, 2022

USPS Escapes Claims Over Its Facial Recognition Technology

Reference: bloomberglaw.com
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Date: Mar. 29, 2022

Maximum Annual Leave Carryover Amount of 520 Hours Extended into Leave Year 2023

Reference: www.nalc.org
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Date: Mar. 28, 2022

U.S. Postal Service data used to help determine Hawaii's population decline

Reference: www.civilbeat.org
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Date: Mar. 28, 2022

Former New Orleans Postal Employee Pled Guilty to Unlawfully Opening the Mail

Reference: www.shorenewsnetwork.com
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Date: Mar. 28, 2022

The Postal Service's Surprising Role in Surviving Doomsday

Reference: www.wired.com
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Date: Mar. 28, 2022

Mail theft complaints increased by 161% from March 2020 to February 2021

Reference: www.bloomberg.com
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Date: Mar. 28, 2022

Charles Ponzi's original scheme focused on the US Postal Service

Reference: www.sentinelassam.com
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Date: Mar. 28, 2022

Postal Employees to collect food donations May 14

Reference: www.capegazette.com
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Date: Mar. 26, 2022

Greece: Public postal services brought crashing down in cyberattack

Reference: www.digitaljournal.com
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Date: Mar. 26, 2022

USPS Worker Shares Items You Shouldn't Post in Letters: 'Will Rip Them Out'

Reference: www.newsweek.com
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Date: Mar. 26, 2022

The term “snail mail” has taken on new meaning this spring as some Vermonters are now waiting over a week for their U.S. mail delivery

Reference: www.wcax.com
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Date: Mar. 26, 2022

FEDEX CLERK – Male or Female. 20-50s. All ethnicities. Someone who has actually worked in postal work or at Fedex preferred needed for extras in Untitled Tulsa Project TV Series

Reference: okfilmmusic.org
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Date: Mar. 26, 2022

Fake mailman faces federal charges for stealing mail in Ann Arbor

Reference: www.mlive.com
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Date: Mar. 26, 2022

A postal worker by day, Hill was by night the District's most fearsome tenor saxophonist

Reference: www.washingtonpost.com
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Date: Mar. 25, 2022

Oshkosh Subsidiary Receives $3B Order for Postal Service Delivery Vehicles

Reference: www.govconwire.com
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Date: Mar. 25, 2022

The Postal Service issued a new 2-ounce stamp featuring a beautiful sunflower bouquet

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 25, 2022

NY postal employee accused of conspiracy to produce child pornography

Reference: www.fox13memphis.com
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Date: Mar. 25, 2022

Going parcel postal: WF police arrest man demanding his package back

Reference: www.texomashomepage.com
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Date: Mar. 25, 2022

Termites invade Sycamore, Alabama Post Office (35149), send service to Sylacauga Post Office

Reference: www.annistonstar.com
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Date: Mar. 25, 2022

Dog teams conduct inspections at shipping facilities such as UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service. Dogs are trained to alert on packages that contain agricultural material such as plants, cuttings, fruits, vegetables, seeds and soil

Reference: patch.com
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Date: Mar. 24, 2022

The evolution of Niagara Falls’ main post office

Reference: www.wellandtribune.ca
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Date: Mar. 24, 2022

PMG DeJoy Sets Example With Postal Service Order for 50,000 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles; 10,019 To Be Electric

Reference: apnews.com
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Date: Mar. 24, 2022

Growing trend of mail theft from postal drop boxes

Reference: www.ksdk.com
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Date: Mar. 24, 2022

Store paid FedEx to deliver a product to me, then FedEx decided they did not want to deliver said product, so they paid the United States Postal Service Employee to bring it to my house

Reference: www.theredstonerocket.com
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Date: Mar. 24, 2022

Trussville, Alabama: U.S. Postal Service employee arrested for DUI while driving a U.S. Postal Service van erratically

Reference: www.trussvilletribune.com
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Date: Mar. 23, 2022

Former postal employee charged with obstructing the mail by keeping over 3,000 pieces of mail in his possession

Reference: local21news.com
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Date: Mar. 23, 2022

Postal employee bluebloods: 3 generations deliver in Perry, IA

Reference: usps.com
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Date: Mar. 23, 2022

Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum To Open Baseball Exhibition

Reference: www.si.edu
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Date: Mar. 23, 2022

Postal Service Returns to Banking: Post offices haven't cashed checks since 1967

Reference: www.aarp.org
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Date: Mar. 23, 2022

How slower mail has become a fact of life: USPS Service Performance and Postal Reform

Reference: www.savethepostoffice.com
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Date: Mar. 23, 2022

Postal employee is victim of random assault in Annapolis

Reference: foxbaltimore.com
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Date: Mar. 22, 2022

UPS coughs up $5.3M over alleged Postal Service fraud

Reference: www.freightwaves.com
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Date: Mar. 22, 2022

Postal Service contractor’s truck hauling undeliverable bulk mail was not properly secured spilling mail on interstate

Reference: www.wave3.com
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Date: Mar. 22, 2022

Postal Service delays blamed on lack of postal employees

Reference: wreg.com
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Date: Mar. 22, 2022

Missing mail and check washing at a metro Atlanta post office. Why won’t those in charge talk about it?

Reference: www.cbs46.com
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Date: Mar. 22, 2022

After arson inside Highland Township post office, repairs underway

Reference: www.hometownlife.com
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Date: Mar. 22, 2022

Greece's public postal service offline due to ransomware attack

Reference: www.bleepingcomputer.com
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Date: Mar. 21, 2022

Undercover informant in Whitmer kidnap case is postal worker, former Army sergeant

Reference: www.yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 21, 2022

Queens postal employee Claude Boniello delivers caring with his postal deliveries

Reference: www.nydailynews.com
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Date: Mar. 21, 2022

Greek postal service reports cyber attack

Reference: www.ekathimerini.com
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Date: Mar. 21, 2022

Mailboxes protected by law with jail time possible for those who damage them

Reference: www.americanpress.com
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Date: Mar. 21, 2022

How Many Days Does it Take for the Postal Service to deliver First Class From Mail Sacramento Ca To Hawaii?

Reference: www.kauai-hawaii.com
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Date: Mar. 21, 2022

1920s Post Office Converted Into $10 Million Luxury Home

Reference: www.trillmag.com
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Date: Mar. 20, 2022

Cybercriminals are mailing destructive USB flash drives through the US Postal Service

Reference: www.wwlp.com
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Date: Mar. 20, 2022

Mail carrier marked my package as delivered, falsified my signature with a squiggly line

Reference: www.reddit.com
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Date: Mar. 20, 2022

The US Postal Service Is Auctioning Off A Bentley Bentayga

Reference: carbuzz.com
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Date: Mar. 20, 2022

Man May Serve Up to 25 Years in Prison for Mail Robbery: Stole an “arrow” key – which is used to access USPS mailboxes and receptacles – and vehicle keys

Reference: www.sciotopost.com
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Date: Mar. 20, 2022

Former Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Opening the Mail

Reference: www.shorenewsnetwork.com
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Date: Mar. 18, 2022

Do postal employees get a viable pension?

Reference: www.opm.gov
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Date: Mar. 18, 2022

'It’s home': Buck Owens' guitar is back at the post office after it was stolen

Reference: www.bakersfield.com
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Date: Mar. 18, 2022

Do U.S. postal employees who drive mail delivery vehicles ever take lunch breaks

Reference: www.quora.com
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Date: Mar. 18, 2022

Mail delayed in Good Hope, Alabama; USPS blames road paving

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 18, 2022

Postal Retirement 101: Postal Service employees can participate in an upcoming webinar on preparing for retirement

Reference: usps.com
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Date: Mar. 18, 2022

ND postal workers see brighter future with reform law

Reference: www.devilslakejournal.com
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Date: Mar. 17, 2022

Meeting with the United States Postal Service has been postponed until April due to postal service staffing crisis in the Denver metro area

Reference: www.chaffeecountytimes.com
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Date: Mar. 17, 2022

Accomplice Of Package Thief Who Attacked Postal Carrier In Englewood Surrenders

Reference: dailyvoice.com
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Date: Mar. 17, 2022

USPS looking to add 300 delivery carriers at San Jose Post Offices

Reference: www.kron4.com
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Date: Mar. 17, 2022

SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN ATTEMPTED BREAK-IN AT THE INDUSTRY POST OFFICE

Reference: kwhi.com
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Date: Mar. 17, 2022

Postal Service Lost and Found: Mail Recovery Center (MRC) in Atlanta

Reference: www.uspsoig.gov
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Date: Mar. 17, 2022

Live Scorpions by Mail: Mailed 200 live scorpions to Michigan and received some from Texas

Reference: www.yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 16, 2022

'This situation was avoidable' | Coworker shares update on Greensboro postal worker who lost an arm on the job

Reference: www.wfmynews2.com
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Date: Mar. 16, 2022

Mail Theft in Central Texas

Reference: ktemnews.com
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Date: Mar. 16, 2022

Police Investigate Mail Truck Break-Ins

Reference: www.nbcbayarea.com
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Date: Mar. 16, 2022

USPS mailbox keys vulnerable to theft, exposing Louisianans to bank fraud, audit says

Reference: www.ktbs.com
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Date: Mar. 16, 2022

USPS looking to hire more positions to help with mail delivery problems

Reference: www.wdrb.com
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Date: Mar. 15, 2022

Postal Service Issues African Daisy Global Forever Stamp

Reference: businessinsider.com
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Date: Mar. 15, 2022

California: USPS needs mail carriers in Orange County, starting at $19 hourly

Reference: www.ocregister.com
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Date: Mar. 15, 2022

Postal Employee Honored with Postmaster General Hero Award

Reference: www.hometownstations.com
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Date: Mar. 15, 2022

Postal Service Releases Beautiful Mountain Flowers on New Forever Stamps

Reference: goldrushcam.com
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Date: Mar. 15, 2022

Henderson homeowners forced to pick up mail at post office after mailbox break-ins

Reference: www.8newsnow.com
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Date: Mar. 14, 2022

Nantucket island's main courier, UPS, forgot to reserve slots on its now sold out ferry service

Reference: www.dailymail.co.uk
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Date: Mar. 14, 2022

Do you know who Modesto’s postmaster is? I bet you don’t. Not even the mayor does

Reference: www.modbee.com
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Date: Mar. 14, 2022

Delivery contractors blame FedEx for bad holiday season

Reference: www.livemint.com
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Date: Mar. 14, 2022

Worker Loses Arm at Postal Center With History of Major Safety Violations

Reference: www.newsweek.com
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Date: Mar. 13, 2022

Greensboro U.S. Postal Service facility cited after worker injured by machinery, has arm amputated

Reference: greensboro.com
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Date: Mar. 13, 2022

Time To "Spring" Forward - Daylight Saving Time Starts

Reference: denver.cbslocal.com
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Date: Mar. 13, 2022

Stolen mail turns into gutter ball for MBU bowling teams

Reference: www.erienewsnow.com
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Date: Mar. 13, 2022

Las Vegas man waiting for new mailbox after three months

Reference: news3lv.com
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Date: Mar. 13, 2022

Letter bearing Penny Black stamp to feature at Bowburn stamp fair

Reference: www.thenorthernecho.co.uk
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Date: Mar. 13, 2022

Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements

Reference: www.workcompcentral.com
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Date: Mar. 12, 2022

Man pleads guilty to armed robbery of two Greater Columbus postal carriers

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 12, 2022

$50K reward offered to help identify suspects who robbed postal worker in Orlando

Reference: www.wesh.com
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Date: Mar. 12, 2022

Become a Postal Employee: US Postal Service Hosts Job Fair In Golden, Colorado On Saturday To Fill Hundreds Of Positions

Reference: news.yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 12, 2022

The USPS is now letting people order more free COVID tests

Reference: www.yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 12, 2022

Checks not clearing? Police say it could be mail theft

Reference: spectrumnews1.com
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Date: Mar. 12, 2022

Railway post offices moved the mail across country

Reference: www.freightwaves.com
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Date: Mar. 11, 2022

How will USPS reform affect postal employees?

Reference: www.marketplace.org
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Date: Mar. 11, 2022

Scranton United States Postal Service employee reaches 50-year milestone

Reference: www.msn.com
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Date: Mar. 11, 2022

Stolen Mail Warning

Reference: myfox8.com
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Date: Mar. 11, 2022

Post office manager stole $1.7 million in checks from the mail in Indiana, feds say

Reference: www.thestate.com
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Date: Mar. 11, 2022

Famous Blue Envelopes of Indy 500 Tickets Racing to Fans

Reference: www.indycar.com
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Date: Mar. 11, 2022

Blue Origin keeps busy flying postcards into space

Reference: www.linns.com
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Date: Mar. 10, 2022

Postal News: Postal Service Reform Act of 2022, H.R. 3076 Passes Senate

Reference: National Postal Mail Handlers Union Local 317
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Date: Mar. 10, 2022

Postal Employee On Disability Pleads Guilty For False Statements

Reference: www.riverbender.com
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Date: Mar. 10, 2022

Spencerville Postal Employee Honored with Postmaster General Hero Award

Reference: www.hometownstations.com
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Date: Mar. 10, 2022

News Release: Nigerian National U.S. Postal Employee Sentenced to Federal Prison for Mail Fraud Conspiracy Resulting in the Loss of More Than $500,000

Reference: www.justice.gov
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Date: Mar. 10, 2022

I was a full-time postal employee but I’d get that done, run home and shower, and start at my real estate job

Reference: www.star-revue.com
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Date: Mar. 10, 2022

Mail thief caught on camera using postal master key

Reference: www.cbsnews.com
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Date: Mar. 10, 2022

Senate OKs bill on Postal Service relief

Reference: www.nwaonline.com
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Date: Mar. 9, 2022

Search individual United States Postal Service employee salaries by name, location, job title and year

Reference: www.fedsdatacenter.com
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Date: Mar. 9, 2022

Postal Employee Historical News: Special Passport for a Postal Employee

Reference: postalmuseum.si.edu
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Date: Mar. 9, 2022

Former Postal Manager Sentenced for Drug Charges

Reference: www.justice.gov
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Date: Mar. 9, 2022

Postal Serial Killer on Netflix: postal employee Berkowitz was caught in 1977 for terrorising the city of New York for over a year

Reference: www.lifestyleasia.com
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Date: Mar. 9, 2022

Innovative Thinking in India: First parcel café opens at General Post Office

Reference: www.telegraphindia.com
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Date: Mar. 8, 2022

Bantam Vape Receives Shipping Exception from USPS

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Mar. 8, 2022

Yes, delivery carriers can auction undeliverable, unclaimed packages

Reference: www.11alive.com
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Date: Mar. 8, 2022

GOTCHA! Package Thief Who Attacked Postal Carrier In Englewood Captured, Police Say

Reference: dailyvoice.com
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Date: Mar.6, 2022

Postal Service Workers - Job Outlook - Bureau of Labor Statistics

Reference: www.bls.gov
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Date: Mar.6, 2022

Electric-plane pioneer has a plan to transform package delivery. It might work

Reference: www.bendbulletin.com
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Date: Mar.6, 2022

Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC): Postal workers held over cocaine in envelopes

Reference: www.stabroeknews.com
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Date: Mar.6, 2022

Repurposing a former post office near San Francisco

Reference: www.bdcnetwork.com
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Date: Mar.6, 2022

Slatersville post office will be renamed after fallen soldier

Reference: www.valleybreeze.com
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Date: Mar.6, 2022

Man accused of shooting another man at Rumney post office

Reference: www.wmur.com
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Date: Mar. 5, 2022

On Nextdoor, many voice suspicion that postal employees are involved in the thefts in Henderson

Reference: www.reviewjournal.com
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Date: Mar. 5, 2022

Former Postal Worker Stole $40,000 Worth of Sports Trading Cards

Reference: www.newsweek.com
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Date: Mar. 5, 2022

APWU postal union claims contract ratification despite widespread ballot problems

Reference: www.wsws.org
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Date: Mar. 5, 2022

Mail is going missing at Boston University. One mother went searching for answers

Reference: www.nbcnews.com
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Date: Mar. 5, 2022

Dogs attack mail carrier, leaving lacerations and puncture wounds

Reference: www.wsaz.com
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Date: Mar. 5, 2022

PTF Clerks’ One-Time Voluntary Reassignment Opportunity Available in March 2022

Reference: apwu.org
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Date: Mar 4, 2022

Postal Carrier Beats Aggressive Wild Turkey To Death After Being Attacked

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Mar 4, 2022

Jury convicts former U.S. Postal Service mail carrier of killing workplace rival’s husband

Reference: www.dailypress.com
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Date: Mar 4, 2022

Pa. police uncover ‘massive mail fraud’ ring to steal credit cards, checks & gift cards

Reference: www.pennlive.com
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Date: Mar 4, 2022

Postal Employee charged for credit card abuse in Woodland Heights area

Reference: cw39.com
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Date: Mar 4, 2022

Ex-Missouri mail carrier pleads guilty to stealing $40K worth of sports cards

Reference: www.actionnewsjax.com
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Date: Mar. 3, 2022

Lost packages and letters that pass through the postal system end up at the Mail Recovery Center in Georgia designated for "dead mail"

Reference: www.shippingschool.com
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Date: Mar. 3, 2022

Redmond PDC to remain open: Postal Service was relying on decade-old population data

Reference: www.newsbreak.com
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Date: Mar. 3, 2022

Former postal worker pleads guilty to stealing mail to support heroin addiction

Reference: cbs12.com
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Date: Mar. 3, 2022

Kramer’s friend and Jerry’s arch-nemesis, Postal Employee Newman is in LEGO Seinfeld Set

Reference: www.lego.com
Get the LEGO Seinfeld 21328 Building Kit; Collectible Display Model; Delightful 1990s Nostalgia Gift from Amazon
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Date: Mar. 3, 2022

Stamp Collecting: United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) is where you can get your United Nations stamps for your collection

Reference: unstamps.org
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Date: Mar. 3, 2022

American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Labor Contract is Ratified by Members

Reference: apwu.org
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Date: Mar. 2, 2022

This magician escaped slavery by mailing himself to freedom

Reference: www.nationalgeographic.com
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Date: Mar. 2, 2022

Alabama: Magnolia River Mail Delivery - Only river mail route in the Continental U.S.

Reference: www.flickr.com
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Date: Mar. 2, 2022

U.S. Postal Service still delivers mail by mule here

Reference: www.si.edu
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Date: Mar. 1, 2022

$50k reward offered for information on USPS letter carrier robberies

Reference: www.wusa9.com
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Date: Mar. 1, 2022

Bill would void requirement that Postal Service prefund postal employee retirement health benefits

Reference: www.wsj.com
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Date: Mar. 1, 2022

Good News: Two more arrested in rash of check thefts targeting Baton Rouge postal mailboxes

Reference: www.wbrz.com
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Date: Mar. 1, 2022

Postal Service fix shifts billions in postal employee retiree benefits to Medicare

Reference: www.tampabay.com
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Date: Mar. 1, 2022

Michigan postal worker recounts being attacked while on the job: ‘I could see it in his eyes’

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Feb. 28, 2022

As the mail goes, so goes a nation

Reference: newspress.com
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Date: Feb. 28, 2022

Post Office stamps ‘immortalize’ 10 outstanding Filipinos

Reference: www.pna.gov.ph
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Date: Feb. 28, 2022

Roseville man arrested, accused of selling fentanyl and counterfeit pills through mail

Reference: www.sacbee.com
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Date: Feb. 28, 2022

Postal Service launched a TV advertising campaign this week showing real-life USPS employees delivering mail and packages in a variety of settings

Reference: usps.com
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Date: Feb. 28, 2022

Postal History: Air Mail Act of 1925

Reference: wikipedia.org
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Date: Feb. 27, 2022

Tractor Trailer Carrying Mail Plunges Into Charles River in Weston

Reference: www.nbcboston.com
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Date: Feb. 27, 2022

USPS trying to hire more workers to address sluggish snail mail

Reference: spectrumnews1.com
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Date: Feb. 27, 2022

Arbitrator Sharnoff Award on APWU-NPMHU Jurisdictional Disputes over AFCS and AFCS 200

Reference: apwu.org
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Date: Feb. 27, 2022

Users of UPS’ ground delivery and SurePost service in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Service currently pay a 12.75% fuel surcharge based on the nationwide on-highway diesel price of $4.03 a gallon

Reference: www.freightwaves.com
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Date: Feb. 27, 2022

Vietnam issues coffee aroma postage stamps

Reference: english.vov.vn
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Date: Feb. 27, 2022

Repurposing the Post Office, But Not Removing the Mural

Reference: www.tapinto.net
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Date: Feb. 26, 2022

The Postal Service’s only facility located underground

Reference: usps.com
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Date: Feb. 26, 2022

After mail delivery truck fire, U.S. Postal Service working to send postcards to customers

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Feb. 26, 2022

What Business Partnership Began By Selling Watches By Mail?

Reference: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
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Date: Feb. 26, 2022

Former Parma GM transmission plant bought by owner of numerous U.S. Postal Service buildings

Reference: www.cleveland.com
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Date: Feb. 26, 2022

Remember When: The new post office

Reference: www.andalusiastarnews.com
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Date: Feb. 26, 2022

Credit Cards Stolen from U.S. Mail used in Attempt to Defraud Banks of Over $300,000

Reference: www.justice.gov
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Date: Feb. 25, 2022

Postal News: Plan to Fix Postal Service Shifts New Retirees to Medicare

Reference: khn.org/news
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Date: Feb. 25, 2022

U.S. Postal Service Locks in Plans for More Gas Trucks

Reference: www.scientificamerican.com
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Date: Feb. 25, 2022

Postal Employment: USPS hiring about 140 carriers in Southern Indiana

Reference: www.newsandtribune.com
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Date: Feb. 25, 2022

Postal Employee took and used debit cards from California Employment Development Department (EDD) had issued to others

Reference: www.audacy.com
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Date: Feb. 25, 2022

Most Beautiful Post Offices in the United States of America

Reference: www.rd.com
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Date: Feb. 25, 2022

Linn's Stamp News: Banned anti-Fascist stamps capture the imagination

Reference: www.linns.com
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Date: Feb. 23, 2022

Postal Service Expands Next-Day Delivery Options for Businesses With Rollout of USPS Connect

Reference: apnews.com
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Date: Feb. 23, 2022

Eagle Bridge post office delays wear on locals

Reference: www.news10.com
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Date: Feb. 23, 2022

New Lenox Post Office Target Of Mailbox Break-In

Reference: patch.com
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Date: Feb. 23, 2022

Owner of Afton Post Office says she is owed more than $10,000 for damage caused by Amazon and United States Postal Service trucks

Reference: www.whsv.com
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Date: Feb. 23, 2022

What if Amazon copied the Post Office?

Reference: www.oakpark.com
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Date: Feb. 23, 2022

Birmingham, Alabama: Three people detained, found with large amount of mail, 48 checks, not belonging to them

Reference: abc3340.com


Common Sense Postal Service Tip: If postal Employees have not emptied the blue collection boxes in front of your post office, do not place your mail in the over-stuffed outdoor collection boxes. They've seen increasing cases of mail being easily removed from overflowing boxes.

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Date: Feb. 22, 2022

Malaysia’s international postal hub equipped with tools to detect wildlife in the mail

Reference: www.traffic.org
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Date: Feb. 22, 2022

After numerous complaints about Postal Service, Park Ridge mayor launches web page in effort to solve issue

Reference: localnews8.com
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Date: Feb. 22, 2022

AOC under fire for post office row: ‘Is it that she doesn’t know our history?’

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Feb. 21, 2022

Subscribers: How an armed robbery of a postal worker led to a surge in stolen checks, according to police

Reference: www.theadvocate.com
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Date: Feb. 21, 2022

Widespread USPS delays in mail delivery leave Columbus residents frustrated

Reference: www.dispatch.com
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Date: Feb. 21, 2022

Presidents' Day: UPS is open but the US Postal Service is closed and will not deliver mail. FedEx will be open, but some ground deliveries may be delayed

Reference: www.tapinto.net
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Date: Feb. 20, 2022

“Wow. 75 Years Ago!” Man Stumbles Across Historic Letters At Most Unlikely Time.

Reference: www.inspiremore.com
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Date: Feb. 20, 2022

‘Daddy robbed the mailman,’ says toddler of man charged in gunpoint robbery of postal worker

Reference: www.mlive.com
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Date: Feb. 20, 2022

India Post competition aims to inculcate letter-writing habit among children

Reference: www.newindianexpress.com
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Date: Feb. 19. 2022

Some Denver Metro Area Postal Carriers Allege Mail Deliberately Delayed, Workers Mistreated

Reference: cbslocal.com
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Date: Feb. 19. 2022

In 1895, Mary obtained a contract to be a Star Route Carrier for the United States Post Office Department

Reference: www.nps.gov
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Date: Feb. 19. 2022

12 Geeky Ways to Deliver Mail: U.S. Postal Service Technology Through the Ages

Reference: www.popularmechanics.com
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Date: Feb. 19. 2022

Can Stamp Value Appreciation Be Predicted?

Reference: www.forbes.com
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Date: Feb. 18, 2022

U.S. Postal Service installing cameras to deter mail theft in Sugar Land, Texas

Reference: news.yahoo.com
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Date: Feb. 18, 2022

Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) Implements Data Initiatives, Including Postal Service Performance Dashboard

Reference: www.piworld.com
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Date: Feb. 18, 2022

Jackie Robinson stamp from the Smithsonian National Postal Museum exhibited at White House Black Americans exhibit

Reference: www.cnn.com
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Date: Feb. 18, 2022

Federal and state government services close (U.S. Postal Service, state Departments of Motor Vehicles, federal and state courts) for President's Day formerly known as Washington's Birthday

Reference: wikipedia.org
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Date: Feb. 18, 2022

A great turnout for Irvin Brown: Retired postal worker died last week, he left behind a prearranged funeral but no known survivors

Reference: journalstar.com
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Date: Feb. 18, 2022

Retired postal worker who literally dodged a bullet that flew past his head, shoots carjacker in both legs

Reference: philadelphiaweekly.com
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Date: Feb. 17, 2022

Former UNM football player accused of robbing postal worker

Reference: www.krqe.com
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Date: Feb. 17, 2022

UK: Falsely convicted postal workers must be ‘fully compensated’, says committee

Reference: www.theguardian.com
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Date: Feb. 17, 2022

U.S. postal worker taken to ECMC after Amherst crash

Reference: www.wgrz.com
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Date: Feb. 17, 2022

Former postal worker has pleaded guilty after being accused of fraudulently receiving disability payments

Reference: www.charlotteobserver.com
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Date: Feb. 17, 2022

Former postal inspector slams Peachtree City Post Office, Congressman Ferguson

Reference: thecitizen.com
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Date: Feb. 17, 2022

Stamp Collecting: Marijuana Tax Stamps | 1937-1971

Reference: www.stamp-collecting-world.com
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Date: Feb. 16, 2022

Mailbox security 'getting worse,' expert says, with reports of stolen mailbox keys, mail on the rise

Reference: www.news5cleveland.com/news
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Date: Feb. 16, 2022

Federal Records Notice: USPS Records System now to track postal employee COVID-19 vaccination status, medical evaluations and contact tracing (PDF)

Reference: federalregister.gov
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Date: Feb. 16, 2022

Cherrystone Auctions will hold a philatelic public auction featuring stamp collections of the late John Abrams, Dr. M.K. Blumenthal and other prominent collectors

Reference: www.prnewswire.com
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Date: Feb. 16, 2022

Postal Worker Appears to Watch as Man Walks Off with Package

Reference: www.nbcphiladelphia.com
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Date: Feb. 16, 2022

Friday night in Ketchikan, a mail truck went up in flames

Reference: www.alaskapublic.org
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Date: Feb. 16, 2022

The video was clear: a postal worker damaged a parked car, then...

Reference: news.yahoo.com
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Date: Feb. 15, 2022

'Postal Service overhaul bill delayed by a minor error but Schumer says, 'good news though. Even though this will delay the bill, we will pass it'

Reference: www.cnn.com
Note: The minor error was that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., had already started the process of approving an incorrect bill that did not include the agreed upon changes.
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Date: Feb. 15, 2022

Historical Postal News: The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion

Reference: www.thesuntimes.com
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Date: Feb. 15, 2022

Giving Back: Retired Postal Employee Sharen Guokas spends her retirement working for Colesville Community Pantry

Reference: www.pressconnects.com
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Date: Feb. 15, 2022

Clairbourn School’s kindergarten postal workers processed an average of 45 pieces of mail each day!

Reference: www.pasadenanow.com
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Date: Feb. 15, 2022

Stamp Collecting: How This Royal Hobby Has Made The Queen Even Wealthier

Reference: www.thelist.com
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Date: Feb. 14, 2022

Love Stamp   Postal News You Can Use: The perfect postage stamp for valentines day

Reference: usps.com
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Date: Feb. 14, 2022

Postal service hearing today in Baltimore

Reference: www.wmar2news.com
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Date: Feb. 14, 2022

A public inquiry opened in London on Monday to examine the wrongful convictions of hundreds of British postal workers

Reference: apnews.com
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Date: Feb. 14, 2022

The Postal Service Reform Act would require retired postal employees to enroll in Medicare when eligible

Reference: www.wfsb.com/news
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Date: Feb. 14, 2022

New Postal Trucks Meet Gov’t Standard — by a Single Pound

Reference: www.manufacturing.net
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Date: Feb. 14, 2022

Stamp Collecting Market to See Huge Growth by 2026

Reference: www.digitaljournal.com
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Date: Feb. 13, 2022

First-day date and location announced for Pony Cars stamps

Reference: www.linns.com
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Date: Feb. 13, 2022

2022 Great American Stamp Show

Reference: stamps.org
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Date: Feb. 13, 2022

VALENTINE, Texas: Here's how you can get a Valentine's Day postmark for your special someone

Reference: www.newswest9.com
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Date: Feb. 13, 2022

Valentines flood post office

Reference: www.vindy.com
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Date: Feb. 13, 2022

American First Day Cover Society: Devoted to the advancement of First Day Cover collecting

Reference: afdcs.org
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Date: Feb. 12, 2022

Big problems with mail delivery are a constant in Chicago — and the suburbs

Reference: suntimes.com
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Date: Feb. 12, 2022

Postal workers are rural lifeline

Reference: madison.com
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Date: Feb. 12, 2022

SWAT team served the warrant at an apartment believed to be connected to theft of U.S. mail

Reference: www.news5cleveland.com
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Date: Feb. 12, 2022

Stamp Collecting: How to avoid purchasing full Priority Mail panes

Reference: www.linns.com
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Date: Feb. 12, 2022

Stamp Collecting: 2022 U.N. Stamp Program

Reference: www.linns.com
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Date: Feb. 12, 2022

'Long Line' At Post Office Leads To Fight Between 2 Men: Blotter

Reference: patch.com
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Date: Feb. 11, 2022

Link, the OFFICIAL daily news site for Postal Service employees, is available on any computer with internet access

Reference: link.usps.com
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Date: Feb. 11, 2022

The U.S. Postal Service NDGV Oshkosh Defense mail truck with expanded cargo capacity to accommodate higher package volumes

Reference: usps.com
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Date: Feb. 11, 2022

Did you know? The barefoot mailman is an iconic Florida symbol: mailmen had to walk and travel by boat because there was no road connecting the 68-mile route from Palm Beach to Miami

Reference: wikipedia.org
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Date: Feb. 11, 2022

Why the U.S. Postal Service Is a Breeding Ground for Celebrities

Reference: www.govexec.com
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Date: Feb. 11, 2022

Senators exchange words over Oshkosh Corp. contract with USPS

Reference: www.wbay.com
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Date: Feb. 11, 2022

How Some Postal Service employees Were Allegedly Assisted in Fraudulently Submitting False Reports, Certifications, and Applications for Non-disabled Clients to Help Them Receive Government Benefits

Reference: www.kron4.com
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Date: Feb. 10, 2022

Did you know these famous people were postal employees?

Reference: www.mentalfloss.com
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Date: Feb. 10, 2022

Postal Mail Handlers Union Announces first of possible two 2022 COLA Increases is set at $1,331

Reference: www.npmhu.org
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Date: Feb. 10, 2022

Jacksonville, FL.: Homeowners say someone is going through their mailboxes

Reference: www.news4jax.com
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Date: Feb. 10, 2022

Bill that would give the U.S. Postal Service a major overhaul moves to the Senate

Reference: wusf.usf.edu
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Date: Feb. 10, 2022

Massachusetts postal worker charged with mail theft

Reference: www.newbedfordguide.com
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Date: Feb. 10, 2022

University of Baltimore To Host Congressional Hearing On Postal Service Problems

Reference: cbslocal.com
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Date: Feb. 9, 2022

Massive check fraud operation: Encrypted communication platforms online, selling everything from postal keys used to steal mail from blue boxes to the checks themselves

Reference: www.wdam.com
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Date: Feb. 9, 2022

Georgia: Postal workers robbed in Cobb, Gwinnett counties

Reference: www.fox5atlanta.com
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Date: Feb. 9, 2022

House passes Postal Service Reform Act: Will it improve mail delivery?

Reference: augustafreepress.com
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Date: Feb. 9, 2022

Plans to turn abandoned postal boxes into public art ended by US Postal Service

Reference: www.wickedlocal.com
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Date: Feb. 9, 2022

USPS ‘master key’ stolen, Duluth police warn to watch mail

Reference: www.wsbtv.com
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Date: Feb. 9, 2022

Haven't received your free COVID-19 at-home test kits from the federal government, you're not alone

Reference: www.westernmassnews.com
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Date: Feb. 8, 2022

Mailbox and Postal Blue Box Users: Check Washing Crime Reduction

Reference: National Postal Mail Handlers Union Local 317
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Date: Feb. 8, 2022

Maine: Hampden is raising local post office’s rent by $52,000 a year

Reference: Bangor Daily News
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Date: Feb. 8, 2022

Former Muncie postal employee charged for taking cash from greeting cards

Reference: www.wthr.com
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Date: Feb. 8, 2022

New York: Repeat Mail Thief Steals From Entire Prospect Heights Block

Reference: patch.com
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Date: Feb. 8, 2022

Reference: www.nalc.org
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Date: Feb. 8, 2022

U.S. House to Vote to Provide Postal Service With $50 Billion in Relief

Reference: www.usnews.com
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Date: Feb. 7, 2022

Nostalgia: Olympics Stamps Advertisement Circa Jan. 1970

Reference: Postal Advertisements From Back in Time
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Date: Feb. 7, 2022

Fairbanks, AK: Postal service works to catch up on mail delivery backlog

Reference: www.newsminer.com
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Date: Feb. 7, 2022

Impersonating a U.S. Postal employee to pick up mail at a relay box

Reference: www.danvillesanramon.com
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Date: Feb. 7, 2022

Uptick In Check Washing Cases stolen from both residential and United States Postal Service mailboxes

Reference: patch.com

Amazon Ad: uni-ball® 207™ Retractable Fraud Prevention Gel Pens

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Date: Feb. 7, 2022

Lawyer exclusively representing Federal and Postal employees to secure their Federal Disability Retirement benefits under FERS

Reference: blogs.lawyers.com
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Date: Feb. 7, 2022

Government Pension Offset (GPO) and Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), both of which they say cut into retirement benefits of postal workers

Reference: www.ssa.gov
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Date: Feb. 7, 2022

What Company Services Royal Mail In the United States?

Reference:
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Date: Feb. 6, 2022

Demographics: Postal Worker Statistics and Facts in the US

Reference: www.zippia.com
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Date: Feb. 6, 2022

New law makes it easier for federal workers diagnosed with COVID-19 to establish coverage under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA)

Reference: www.dol.gov
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Date: Feb. 6, 2022

When will i get my interim retirement pay? The number one question when you retire from the USPS is when will i get my first Interim payment?

Reference: United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
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Date: Feb. 6, 2022

Postal Employee Forum at Federal Soup: Post your thoughts and opinions here about current Postal employee topics

Reference: Federal Soup
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Date: Feb. 6, 2022

USPS Mail Delivery Time 2.7 Days on Average Across The Nation

Reference: usps.com
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Date: Feb. 6, 2022

Get all the official postal news releases for nationwide stories here

Reference: United States Postal Service
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Date: Feb. 6, 2022

Multiple postal workers robbed at gunpoint in last month

Reference: www.krqe.com
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Date: Feb. 4, 2022

Post Office Looking for 22 Hires Across West Hawai‘i, Job Fair Feb. 10-11

Reference: bigislandnow.com
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Date: Feb. 4, 2022

Our postal workers live up to the creed: Whit & Whimsey

Reference: www.cleveland.com
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Date: Feb. 4, 2022

Amazon is raising the price of Prime despite shipping hurdles

Reference: www.vox.com
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Date: Feb. 4, 2022

25 journalists who requested the Covid tests the day the U.S. Postal Service website went live, eight had received them as of Thursday

Reference: www.barrons.com
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Date: Feb. 4, 2022

Postal workers are being investigated over claims they ate weed brownies from an unclaimed parcel and had to be collected from work because they were too high

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Feb. 2, 2022

$50K reward offered for info on suspect who robbed postal worker in Scottsdale

Reference: www.12news.com
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Date: Feb. 2, 2022

2022 Special Pictorial Postal Cancellation: Shrine of St. Patrick

Reference: www.nemonews.net
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Date: Feb. 2, 2022

Ohio man found with mail bins after robbing carrier of key: police

Reference: yahoo.com
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Date: Feb. 2, 2022

Delegation to Address Devastating Chicagoland Postal Delays

Reference: suburbanchicagoland.com
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Date: Feb. 2, 2022

Eight months later, Nashville post office remains closed

Reference: www.wsmv.com
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Date: Feb. 2, 2022

Postal Service Issues Nonprofit Butterfly Garden Flower Stamps

Reference: goldrushcam.com
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Date: Feb. 2, 2022

Postal employees say mail delivery is spotty because they’ve been told to prioritize packages

Reference: vtdigger.org
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Date: Feb. 1, 2022

Ordered my own personal COVID tests the first day the website went live and I haven’t yet received a delivery

Reference: www.guampdn.com
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Date: Feb. 1, 2022

U.S. postal worker robbed at gunpoint in Shaker Heights; 20-year-old Beachwood man arrested

Reference: www.news5cleveland.com
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Date: Feb. 1, 2022

Up to 30 Maine mail routes a day go without deliveries as COVID sidelines postal staff

Reference: bangordailynews.com
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Date: Jan. 31, 2022

Florida Retirement Community for Letter Carriers | Nalcrest, Florida

Reference: www.floridaforboomers.com
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Date: Jan. 31, 2022

Postal Worker Helps Save Elderly N.H. Woman's Life After Noticing Her Mail Piling Up

Reference: people.com
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Date: Jan. 31, 2022

2022 FERS Retirement Guide

Reference: www.amazon.com
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Date: Jan. 31, 2022

Postal Employees Bash Plan To Move Chattanooga Mail Processing Facility

Reference: The Chattanoogan.com
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Date: Jan. 31, 2022

How Does The Us Postal Service Use Business Intelligence?

Reference: International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
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Date: Jan. 31, 2022

Postal Employee Jobs: The U.S. Postal Service is Hiring Veterans

Reference: va.gov
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Date: Jan. 31, 2022

United States Postal Service Employee Reviews | Indeed.com

Reference: www.indeed.com
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Date: Jan. 29, 2022

Mobile man sentenced to prison for attacking postal worker with metal rod

Reference: www.fox10tv.com
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Date: Jan. 29, 2022

Canada Post: Postal workers can wear their N95s at work — but only with a company mask on top

Reference: www.castanet.net
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Date: Jan. 29, 2022

College student is sent stranger’s cremated remains instead of Apple charger

Reference: www.fox16.com
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Date: Jan. 29, 2022

Search Postal Employee Salaries

Reference: www.fedsdatacenter.com
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Date: Jan. 29, 2022

Mail Carrier Glad She Followed Her 'Gut Feeling' at One Home

Reference: www.newser.com
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Date: Jan. 29, 2022

Manila: Post Office employees, dependents get booster jabs

Reference: www.manilatimes.net
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Date: Jan. 29, 2022

Edmonia Lewis, featured on new Black Heritage postage stamp, started her sculpture career in Boston

Reference: Postal News Group
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Date: Jan. 27, 2022

Postal employees to begin receiving 2021 tax year documents today

Reference: Federal Retirement
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Date: Jan. 25, 2022

Dragged dead uncle to post office to collect pension

Reference: www.dailystar.co.uk
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Date: Jan. 25, 2022

Signed, sealed and stolen? You may want to think twice about using the USPS blue mailboxes throughout Northeast Ohio.

Reference: www.news5cleveland.com
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Date: Jan.24, 2022

Get postal Service related items on Etsy

Reference: www.etsy.com
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Date: Jan. 24, 2022

Postal carrier robbed at gunpoint while delivering mail

Reference: fox8.com
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Date: Jan. 24, 2022

COVID-19, labor shortage, leadership cited for area's postal delivery delays

Reference: www.jconline.com
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Date: Jan. 23, 2022

Find over 140,000+ postal service related items on eBay

Reference: www.ebay.com
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Date: Jan. 21, 2022

Dead rats found in envelopes at central Pa. post office

Reference: www.pennlive.com
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Date: Jan. 20, 2022

Federal Retiree News Notification: The 2021 1099R Statements of Annuity Paid are now available.

Reference: Federal Retirement
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Date: Jan, 19, 2022

How do i get a US passport at my local post office?

Reference: https://federalretiree.blogspot.com
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Date: Jan. 19, 2022

U.S. Government Providing Free At-⁠Home COVID-⁠19 Tests Beginning January 19, 2022

Reference: www.covidtests.gov/
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Date: Jan. 18, 2022

Order your Forever Stamps Directly From the United States Postal Service

Reference: store.usps.com
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Date: Jan. 18, 2022

Thieves in LA are looting freight trains filled with packages from UPS, FedEx and Amazon

Reference: www.cnn.com
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Date: Jan. 14, 2022

Why you should be nice to the postal workers in Dover NH and everywhere else

Reference: wokq.com
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Date: Jan. 7, 2022

‘Several tubs and bags:’ Ocala postal worker accused of stealing mail

Reference: www.clickorlando.com
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Date: Jan. 3, 2022

Postal worker stabbed on mail route in Zachary

Reference: www.wbrz.com
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