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A U.S. Postal Service truck. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cash-Strapped Postal Service Testing Same-Day Package Delivery

Emboldened by rapid growth in e-commerce shipping, the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to start a premium service for the Internet shopper seeking the instant gratification of a store purchase: same-day package delivery.