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Postal Service Proposes Small Increases For Postcards And Letters

U.S. Postal Service is proposing slight increases for mailing letters and postcards, but leaving first-class “Forever” stamps at their present 49 cents.


American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) stands in a staircase alongside a wall with a floral-motif pattern, late 1950s. She wears a black cocktail dress and dangling earrings. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Hope to Name Post Office After Marilyn Monroe

Several members of California’s congressional delegation are pushing to name a new post office after the late actress Marilyn Monroe.


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Select Post Offices Extend Hours for Tax Day

Several U.S. Post Offices throughout the D.C. area are staying open late on Monday for tax purposes.


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Baby Chickens Make Unexpected Stop in D.C.

A D.C. post office received a surprise shipment last week when a group of baby chickens inadvertently arrived on its doorstep.


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Postal Service To Begin Major Cuts, Closing Plants This Summer

The nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service is moving forward with a multibillion-dollar cost-cutting plan that will close nearly 250 mail processing centers resulting in massive layoffs, saying on Thursday it can no longer wait as Congress remains deadlocked over how to help.


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List Of Post Offices Staying Open Late For Tax Day

The days of the Post Office staying open until the midnight tax deadline are gone. Indeed, we live in a digital world where taxes may be filed from home using a wide variety of software or even the official IRS website.