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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 ...
US Withdrawal from International Mail Treaty Could Alter Delivery for APO-FPO Addresses

US Withdrawal from International Mail Treaty Could Alter Delivery for APO-FPO Addresses

Service members stationed overseas probably don't think much about how their mail to and from the United States is delivered through the immense system of Army, Air Force and Navy post offices ...
Postal-gunfire case ends in plea

Postal-gunfire case ends in plea

A Conway man who fired a gun and started a small fire inside the city's main post office in late September, causing workers to run for cover, pleaded guilty Friday to three federal felony charges ...
Fire officials: Mail carrier helped save Easton home from burning to ground

Fire officials: Mail carrier helped save Easton home from burning to ground

The Easton Volunteer Fire Department says a mail carrier was critical to saving a home in Easton from burning to the ground ...
Want to be a star? Casting call extended for postal holiday ads

Want to be a star? Casting call extended for postal holiday ads

The Postal Service is giving employees more time to audition for this year’s holiday advertising campaign ...
Postal Supervisors Sue for Better Pay

Postal Supervisors Sue for Better Pay

After the Postal Service largely ignored the non-binding findings of a mediation panel, supervisors sued for retroactive pay increases ...
Videos: The singing mailman

Videos: The singing mailman

Don't block the mailbox The mailman ...
On This Date, July 26th, in 1775, The United States Postal System Is Established!

On This Date, July 26th, in 1775, The United States Postal System Is Established!

On this day in 1775, the U.S. postal system is established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin as its first postmaster general. Franklin (1706-1790) put in place the foundation for many aspects of today’s mail system ...
Tarrytown postal employee accused of stealing mail

Tarrytown postal employee accused of stealing mail

A U.S. Postal Service employee has been arrested and accused of stealing mail at the Tarrytown Post Office ...
Man accused of robbing a mailman in Virginia Beach speaks from jail

Man accused of robbing a mailman in Virginia Beach speaks from jail

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Three suspects are being held at the Virginia Beach Jail, accused of robbing a mailman on January 14 ...
USPS offers $50k reward after mail carrier robbed in Cordova, TN

USPS offers $50k reward after mail carrier robbed in Cordova, TN

CORDOVA, Tenn. — The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $50,000 reward to help find the person who robbed a mail carrier in Cordova ...
Mail carrier greets dog in sweet security footage

Mail carrier greets dog in sweet security footage

Check out the absolute sweetest video of a mail carrier and hound dog, Hershel. She just loves him! ...
Video highlights mail’s value

Video highlights mail’s value

The Postal Service highlights the value of mail to business customers in “Fresh Look,” a new video ...
Alabama home builders pushing to change USPS centralized delivery mandate

Alabama home builders pushing to change USPS centralized delivery mandate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Alabama home builders are continuing efforts to preserve home mail delivery. These efforts are in response to the United States Postal Service’s mandate requiring mail delivery to cluster mailbox units in new residential developments and commercial developments ...
Postal Workers and Allies Flood Congress with Calls for “Postal Service Fairness”

Postal Workers and Allies Flood Congress with Calls for “Postal Service Fairness”

Thousands of APWU members joined our nationwide phone action on Tuesday, July 23 to tell Congress to fix a bad law that has put our public Postal Service in jeopardy ...
All’s Fair! U.S. Postage Stamps Showcase Timeless Americana

All’s Fair! U.S. Postage Stamps Showcase Timeless Americana

MINOT, ND — The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the fun of America’s state and county fairs with four new Forever stamps. The whimsical artwork of the stamps is meant to evoke a nostalgic feeling for America’s fairs past and present. The stamps show a traditional fair theme where communities gather to socialize and have fun ...
2 postal workers charged with stealing mail in northeast Kansas

2 postal workers charged with stealing mail in northeast Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Two postal workers are facing federal charges over unrelated allegations they stole mail destined for two small towns in northeast Kansas ...
Tractor-Trailer Carrying Mail Hits Cars, House in Meriden, CT

Tractor-Trailer Carrying Mail Hits Cars, House in Meriden, CT

A tractor-trailer carrying mail crashed into several parked cars and a home on Preston Avenue in Meriden Thursday morning and the family is displaced until the home can be repaired ...
Amazon has quietly ordered 2,000-plus vans to deliver your Prime packages — and UPS and the Post Office should feel stressed

Amazon has quietly ordered 2,000-plus vans to deliver your Prime packages — and UPS and the Post Office should feel stressed

Last week, a Michigan-based vehicle company announced it landed an order of more than 2,000 delivery vans from "North America's leading e-commerce retailer." Amazon confirmed to Business Insider on July 24 that the Seattle-based e-commerce giant was indeed that retailer ...
New video highlights USPS deliveries

New video highlights USPS deliveries

A new fast-paced video shows how USPS is “blurring the lines” between physical mail and digital communication to become a “driving force” in online commerce ...
APWU: Members Are Asking...

APWU: Members Are Asking…

Members have legitimate questions and deserve factual answers. “Why are we facing interest arbitration for a new contract when there was a tentative agreement?” “What was in it?” “Why didn’t I get a vote?” “When am I receiving raises and my next COLA?” ...
7 reporting chemical odor treated at airport postal center

7 reporting chemical odor treated at airport postal center

TAMPA, Fla. — Emergency officials have treated seven workers complaining of breathing troubles from a strong chemical smell in a package at a U.S. Postal Service center at Tampa International Airport ...
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