Going postal before it’s passé

Many people are opting out of mailing holiday greeting cards. They’re using online messaging in its place. But if we want to see the postal service decline further, this will surely help push it into obsolescence. As a person whose handwriting has become a challenge to read, I still prefer sending and receiving actual cards,…

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Postal Service workers and rural communities fear post office closures

A cost-reduction plan cuts hours at 9K offices nationwide, stoking fears small towns could see postal services ended By Kayla Gahagan – December 13, 2014 FAIRBURN, South Dakota — Mark Jamison worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years. At the end of his career, he made $56,000 a year plus benefits as a…

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America’s favorite federal agency – the Postal Service – gets high marks

By Pamela Wood – December 12, 2014 Kevin Timmons loves his job.  On a chilly and drizzly day recently, he walked briskly from one shop to the next in a Baltimore County strip mall.  “Mailman!” he called as he stepped inside one store and held up a bundle of mail.  Timmons flashed a smile and…

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