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Postal Service Unveils Image for Harvey Milk Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service will feature a close-up, black-and-white photograph of Harvey Milk on its commemorative stamp of the California politician and gay rights icon.

04/21/2014

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Post Office Seeks 3-Cent Stamp Increase

The financially strapped Postal Service is asking for a 3-cent increase in the price of a first class stamp, raising it to 49 cents. The chairman of the postal Board of Governors, Mickey Barnett, warned the agency is in a “precarious financial condition.”

09/25/2013

The US Postal Service made a bad bet on The Simpsons stamps and lost $1.2 million even as it struggles in debt. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Debt-Ridden U.S. Postal Service Wasted $1.2M On ‘The Simpsons’ Stamps

The debt-ridden U.S. Postal Service wasted $1.2 million in printing costs after making a bad bet that stamps representing The Simpsons would be twice as popular as Elvis Presley.

08/21/2012

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