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Saturday Postal Delivery to Cease Aug. 1




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February 6, 2013, 8:58am
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USPS to announce plans to stop Saturday mail delivery starting Aug. 1

In the surest sign yet that it is facing significant financial headwinds, the U.S. Postal Service plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays starting Aug. 1, the agency is set to announce Wednesday.

This means that for the first time Americans will receive mail only five days a week, a significant shift for the storied mail agency that has suffered tens of billions of dollars in losses in recent years with the advent of the Internet and e-commerce.

Read more at:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2013/02/06/u-s-postal-service-to-halt-saturday-mail-starting-august-1/
 


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Alvin Charmaine  
February 9, 2013 8:22am
 
 
Im really going to miss junk mail on the weekend.

The postal service is a waste of money, it's as doomed as newspapers, kodak, cd's.
 
 
Harold  
Equatorial Guinea, West Africa  
February 9, 2013 6:42am
 
 
How long before the new healthcare law only works 5 days a week? The Government could'nt plan and execute a trip to the bathroom without coming in late and over budget. ... Read More Read More
 
 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
February 6, 2013 1:50pm
 
 
Not to mention unions and inefficiency. With all the savings from eliminating Saturday delivery will postage costs be going down? Just askin'.
 

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