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Texas RCA dies on the route in an accident

Texas RCA dies on the route in an accident

According to a Department of Public Safety report issued late Monday afternoon, Morrison was driving a 2022 Chevrolet SUV northbound on U.S. Highway 283 and crossed the center stripe about 1 p.m. Saturday. The driver attempted to correct the SUV’s path but lost control going to the right ...
Stamp to celebrate Woodstock festival will be released on Thursday, Aug. 8

Stamp to celebrate Woodstock festival will be released on Thursday, Aug. 8

The Postal Service will mark the 50th anniversary of one of the world’s most famous music festivals when it releases the Woodstock stamp Thursday, Aug. 8 ...
Postal Service Watchdog Finds New Vulnerability During Security Audit

Postal Service Watchdog Finds New Vulnerability During Security Audit

An internal watchdog at the U.S. Postal Service revealed a significant security gap in one of the organization’s systems, but officials wouldn’t publicly disclose any information about the vulnerability ...
Stamps.com Profit Plunges After Ending Postal Service Partnership

Stamps.com Profit Plunges After Ending Postal Service Partnership

But in its first quarterly earnings report since terminating the U.S.P.S. agreement, Stamps.com reported a 69% decline in profits, which fell to $14 million from $45.5 million during the same period last year ...
FedEx to end ground delivery business with Amazon

FedEx to end ground delivery business with Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx says it will no longer make ground deliveries for Amazon as the online shopping giant builds its own fleet and becomes more of a threat to delivery companies ...
Conference to showcase opportunities at USPS Headquarters

Conference to showcase opportunities at USPS Headquarters

The Postal Service will host a career conference this month to allow employees in the field to learn about job opportunities at USPS headquarters ...
USPS - Labor deal ratified - union approves contract with USPS

USPS – Labor deal ratified – union approves contract with USPS

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) membership has ratified a new three-year labor contract with the Postal Service ...
U.S. Postal Service Issuing Tyrannosaurus Rex Forever Stamps Aug. 29

U.S. Postal Service Issuing Tyrannosaurus Rex Forever Stamps Aug. 29

With this pane of 16 stamps, the Postal Service brings Tyrannosaurus rex to life — some 66 million years after its demise ...
Mail destroyed when USPS semi truck catches fire

Mail destroyed when USPS semi truck catches fire

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A semi-truck headed for Jacksonville, North Carolina caught fire Monday and destroyed some of the mail it was carrying, according to a WCTI 12 report.  ...
Former Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Role in Federal Marijuana Conspiracy

Former Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Role in Federal Marijuana Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A former postal employee who helped deliver marijuana which was mailed from California to Huntington over a period of several years pled guilty  to a federal drug charge, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart ...
EXTREME HEAT DOESN’T STOP THE MAIL — EVEN AT THE COST OF POSTAL WORKERS’ HEALTH

EXTREME HEAT DOESN’T STOP THE MAIL — EVEN AT THE COST OF POSTAL WORKERS’ HEALTH

The heat index hit 101 degrees Fahrenheit in the middle of June when a mailman in Iowa called for help finishing his route. The air was thick with humidity, making it harder for his body to cool itself ...
New postal initiative showcases employees

New postal initiative showcases employees

USPS is reminding you to check out Beyond the Blue, a new initiative that showcases employees who take pride in meeting their customers’ needs ...
USPS to Lower flags after Texas, Ohio shootings

USPS to Lower flags after Texas, Ohio shootings

President Trump has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the recent mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH ...
Senate confirms three USPS Board of Governor nominees

Senate confirms three USPS Board of Governor nominees

The U.S. Senate confirmed three nominations to the Postal Service Board of Governors on Aug. 1 ...
Yorkie halts neighborhood’s mail service after biting postal worker

Yorkie halts neighborhood’s mail service after biting postal worker

DANVILLE, Va. — A Virginia neighborhood had its mail service disrupted for about three weeks after a Yorkshire terrier bit a postal carrier ...
Former Ft. Calhoun postmaster sentenced for embezzlement

Former Ft. Calhoun postmaster sentenced for embezzlement

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A U.S. District Court Judge sentenced Steven Whitesel, 54, Friday for embezzling while serving as the postmaster for the Fort Calhoun Post Office, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Joseph Kelly's office ...
Lawmaker pushing for action after Phoenix postal worker cooks steak in vehicle

Lawmaker pushing for action after Phoenix postal worker cooks steak in vehicle

Over the course of about two hours, a USPS worker was able to cook a steak to medium temperature by setting it on the dashboard of their vehicle ...
Redesigned Purple Heart Medal stamps announced

Redesigned Purple Heart Medal stamps announced

The Postal Service has announced release dates for two stamps and plans for a third ...
Postal nominees to PRC and BOG confirmed

Postal nominees to PRC and BOG confirmed

The Senate approved a series of nominations to the Postal Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors today ...
Retired letter carriers warn: You don't have to accept a Postal Service cluster box

Retired letter carriers warn: You don’t have to accept a Postal Service cluster box

EUGENE, Ore. -- Retired mail carriers in Lane County want to send out a message: You have a choice when it comes to a Postal Service request to change the way your mail is delivered ...
USPS Regains a Functioning Governing Board for the First Time in Five Years

USPS Regains a Functioning Governing Board for the First Time in Five Years

The Senate on Thursday approved three nominees appointed by President Trump to the U.S. Postal Service’s governing board, reinstating a quorum on the panel for the first time since 2014.  ...
Videos - Military Dog Stamps

Videos – Military Dog Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service honors the nation’s brave and loyal canines with the Military Working Dogs Forever stamps ...
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