Video: Cape Girardeau Co. authorities investigating after postal worker’s body found in lake

November 8, 2014 – CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) – Authorities are investigating a man’s death in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. The victim has been identified as Terry Dale Dalton, 64, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. According to Cape Girardeau Sheriff John Jordan, the man’s body was found at Elk’s Lake just outside of Cape Girardeau….

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USPS: ‘One of the lucky ones’ – Iraq war veteran finds new career with USPS

Marine Sgt. Kamm Davis was standing with his body sticking out of a light-armored vehicle as it drove toward Baghdad at the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003. Suddenly the vehicle swerved and turned over.  “Thirty-thousand pounds of steel rolled on top of me,” he said. “I thought, ‘I’m dead.’ But I lived. My…

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Video: Man Says Missing Package Containing Thousands of Pictures From Childhood a ‘Nightmare Come True’

The package got to the Bay Area, but it never got to his house. Whether it’s man or machine, Brian Cooper says there’s a delivery problem with the US Postal Service. Now, right before the holiday rush, USPS is looking into his complaint. Cooper moved to the Bay Area about a year ago from Georgia,…

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USPS Offering 7-Day Package Delivery in Philly-Area for Holidays

The United States Postal Service will be delivering packages to homes seven days a week in Philadelphia, Philly-area suburbs, South Jersey and parts of Delaware this holiday season. “During the holidays, we’re raising the bar with enhanced tracking and Sunday delivery,” said Philadelphia Postmaster Howard Sample, “providing excellent service and reliability that only Santa can…

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Video: Neighbors fed up with mailbox vandalism in Las Vegas valley community

November 7, 2014 – Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Neighbors in a valley community are fed up with vandals who broke into their mailboxes. They want to know what it will take to prevent a repeat. From the front, the box on Mission Ridge Drive, near U.S. 95 and Decatur Boulevard, looks perfectly fine. “I…

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Three Village Post Offices debut in Sonoma County

Early morning commuters stopping at Larkfield’s Highway Espresso can now get a book of stamps or mail a letter while ordering the drive- thru’s signature “Highway Jolt” coffee drink. Over in Roseland, customers at La Famiglia Deli can mail a package while ordering a “Warm Leo Ray” pastrami and mushroom sandwich. And at Cloverdale Pharmacy,…

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USPS Network Consolidation: A Tale of 3 Pictures

A lot of ink has been spilled discussing and cussing the U.S. Postal Service’s plan to close 82 mail processing centers next year. But the three images below tell the story in a nutshell. David Williams, USPS’ vice president of networks, showed these slides in a recent presentation to mailers about the “Phase II” consolidations…

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Nov-Dec. Newsletter of Communities and Postal Workers United

Sisters and Brothers, Attached is the November-December, 2014 newsletter [PDF] of Communities and Postal Workers United. Please forward to your lists and print (2-sided) for distribution at postal worksites and in the community. Solidarity! Jamie Partridge jamiep7206@aol.com 503-752-5112

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