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Amy Van Dyken -- USPS Apologizes ... Sorry We Blocked Disabled Parking Spot

U.S. Olympic legend Amy Van Dyken just got a full fledged apology from the U.S. Postal Service -- after a USPS truck blocked her from parking in a disabled spot at her neurologist's office.  Amy -- who uses a wheelchair after suffering a spinal…

Take a close look at the mindblowing artwork you might miss on the new ‘Love’ stamp

Since the U.S. Postal Service unveiled its first “Love” stamp in 1973, the annual design has featured roses, swans, ribbons and, yes, plenty of hearts. But none quite like this one. “We consider stamps to be miniature works of art,” says William Gicker, the Postal Service’s manager of stamp development. And indeed, the average Valentine-sender probably has no […]

Emily Postmodern: How To Handle Yourself When Your Friends Break Up

I stole one of my favorite people in the world from an ex. They were friends first, but when we met, I knew that she was it. We immediately bonded over a love of whiskey, the United States Postal Service, and indie pop — reinforcing my idea that if this fella had such a great…

?The U.S. Postal Service delivers a profit

It came out $307 million ahead -- but only for 2015's holiday quarter and thanks to some special conditions

U.S. Postage Stamp Honoring Civil Rights Leader Unveiled in Philadelphia

A stamp from the United States Postal Service depicting Reverend Richard Allen was unveiled this week at the Philadelphia church he founded centuries ago. The post U.S. Postage Stamp Honoring Civil Rights Leader Unveiled in Philadelphia appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Britain's Royal Mail opens up secret underground railway for new museum in London

last weekArts : Artdaily

A mysterious underground railway spanning London forms the centrepiece of a new museum celebrating the Royal Mail postal service, that greased the wheels of the industrial revolution and British empire. Television historian Dan SnowShow More Summary

Congress Wants To Turn The US Postal Service... Into A Bank

Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, It’s news that seems ripped from the pages of The Onion. Or perhaps Atlas Shrugged. But incredibly enough it’s actually true: earlier this week, Congress proposed a new law authorizing the US Postal Service to provide banking and financial services. Show More Summary

Howard Koslow, stamp designer whose masterpieces adorned millions of items of mail, dies at 91

One of the U.S. Postal Service’s most celebrated artists, he illustrated a series of lighthouse stamps that became a philatelist sensation.

FBI Joins Criminal Investigation Into Flint’s Poisoned Water Crisis

The FBI has joined the US Postal Inspection Service, the US Environmental Protection Agency's Office of the Inspector General, and the EPA's Criminal Investigation Division, into the wide-ranging criminal probe of the Flint water crisis, to determine which laws were broken and who broke them in the poisoning of the city.

Alyce Dixon, nation’s oldest female World War II veteran, dies at 108

Stationed in Europe, she served in the military’s postal service as part of the 6888th Battalion.

The Washington Post Doesn’t Like the Postal Service

You probably knew that, but it told readers the story once again in an editorial in which the first paragraph told readers that if the Postal Service were a private company “it would undoubtedly be viewed as insolvent.” Yes, the Postal Service is losing money, but there are two items that need to be mentioned in this story. Show More Summary

Snowzilla is over, now where’s the mail?

Don't worry, mail is on the way, said a U.S. Postal Service spokeswoman.

IS BERNIE SANDERS PLAYING OLD-FASHIONED POSTAL PORK BARREL POLITICS? He’s got a Senate hold on five …

IS BERNIE SANDERS PLAYING OLD-FASHIONED POSTAL PORK BARREL POLITICS? He’s got a Senate hold on five presidential nominations to the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors. That means the three people now left on the 11-member board are running the Post Office. Maybe the fact Bernie opposes a Post Office plan to close one of […]

US Postal Service Honors African-American AME Church Founder With National Stamp

The US Postal Service will soon release a stamp commemorating Richard Allen, the founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Newswire: Bob Mould got hacked by pubic-hair spammers, wrote a song about it

Over the weekend, a number of Facebook accounts of bands handled by Zeitgeist Management were hacked, meaning artists like Death Cab For Cutie, Best Coast, Bob Mould, and The Postal Service ended up pushing out links to articles about pubic hair grooming, complete with “helpful” images. Show More Summary

Hackers Target Death Cab, Best Coast, New Pornographers, More; Bob Mould Responds With Song

Hackers targeted bands including Death Cab for Cutie, Best Coast, the New Pornographers, the Postal Service, and Bob Mould over the weekend, sending a series of spam posts from their official Facebook accounts. In response, Mould recorded a goofy track in front of his webcam, concluding with a middle finger to the camera. Show More Summary

U.S. Postal Service Looking For More ‘Experimental’ Delivery Ideas, Cost Savings

The U.S. Postal Service has adapted to a future where we send and receive fewer first-class letters, but need many more packages delivered to our doorsteps. In testimony to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs this week, Postmaster General Megan Brennan told the assembled senators that the postal service is still looking for new things to deliver …

The Katamari-like Unbox is coming to consoles

In the far, far future, the postal service has developed self-delivering cardboard boxes. Wait, that's just the premise for Unbox. Developer Prospect Games has announced that in addition to PC later this year, the game is also coming to PS4 and Xbox One. Show More Summary

Postal reform consensus develops; 5-day delivery dead

For many years, postal reform was the poster child of a do-little Congress. Each U.S. Postal Service (USPS) financial report was bleaker than the last, accompanied by increasingly dire doomsday predictions. Yet pleas for help generated much talk on Capitol Hill and no action. Management and labor had stark differences, controversial plans to end six-day mail […]

The Hidden Environmental Cost Of Almost Everything You Do Online

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

It's easy to understand the environmental cost of sending a letter. A tree is cut down to create the paper. A jet-fueled plane flies the envelope across the country. A postal service truck coughs out exhaust as the mail finally arrives...Show More Summary

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