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In Defiance of Senate Democrats, USPS Will Begin Office Closures

dmacleo Wrote: May 18, 2012 9:35 PM
irony is out here (rural maine) last year one took over that actually does care and goes the extra mile to help.
The U.S. Postal Service will begin closing local offices and processing centers this summer as part of a downsizing plan that would put the USPS on more sound financial footing. There's still a long way to go, but this is good preliminary news.

At a news briefing, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said the agency's mail processing network had simply become too big, given declining first-class mail volume and mounting debt. It will now consolidate nearly 250 plants as originally proposed, including 48 this summer, but will stretch out the remainder over a longer time frame in 2013...
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