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Postal USPS looking for volunteer Postal Employees to work in Puerto Rico

USPS looking for volunteer Postal Employees to work in Puerto Rico

Posted on October 18, 2017 by postal 10/17/2017 USPS is accepting requests from employees who want to volunteer to work in Puerto Rico to help restore service following hurricanes Irma and Maria. If you wish to participate, you must submit a letter of intent no later than Friday, Oct. 20. Career and non-career employees who want …

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Postal USPS: Vietnam War soldier’s lost letters returned

USPS: Vietnam War soldier’s lost letters returned

Posted on October 12, 2017 by postal Hidden Memories For nearly 20 years, Susan and John Greifer kept letters they found hidden behind the drywall of their Silver Spring, MD, home during a remodeling project. The mailpieces came from Bill Stacy, an Army soldier who wrote to his family each week while serving in Vietnam …

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Postal Four Postal Workers among 13 indicted in $150,000 bank fraud conspiracy

Four Postal Workers among 13 indicted in $150,000 bank fraud conspiracy

Posted on October 12, 2017 by postal 10/11/2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged 13 individuals with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and bank fraud in an 18-count superseding indictment returned here today. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Christopher White, Assistant Inspector in Charge, U.S. …

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Postal USPS responds to California wildfires

USPS responds to California wildfires

Posted on October 12, 2017 by postal 10/12/2017 The Postal Service is continuing to move the mail in Northern California, where wildfires have claimed more than 20 lives and damaged approximately 2,000 homes and businesses. No USPS facilities have been damaged, although service at 15 Post Offices have been affected due to road closures and …

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APWU The US Postal Service Is Building a Self-Driving Mail Truck

The US Postal Service Is Building a Self-Driving Mail Truck

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg/Getty Images Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds—and if the United States Postal Service has its way, the robots won’t stop them, either. Yes, the agency you know best for bringing you junk mail addressed to whomever lived in …

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Postal USPS testing Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Prototype in Arizona, Detroit and Northern Virginia

USPS testing Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Prototype in Arizona, Detroit and Northern Virginia

Posted on October 5, 2017 by postal According to NALC…. NALC received an update from USPS regarding the progress of the development of the next generation delivery vehicle (NGDV), the new right-hand drive delivery vehicle that will eventually replace the current aging fleet. Currently, five manufacturers previously selected by USPS are creating prototype vehicles that …

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Local Man threatens Springfield post office: “You think Las Vegas was bad?”

Man threatens Springfield post office: “You think Las Vegas was bad?”

crime By Michael Cooper – Staff Writer … Posted: 7:23 a.m. Thursday, October 05, 2017   SPRINGFIELD —A man allegedly threatened a Springfield Post Office employee with “Las Vegas”-style violence because he was infuriated about not receiving his parents’ mail. RELATED: Springfield man injured in Las Vegas shooting: 3 things to know The man entered the …

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Postal USPS responds to WashPost story about OIG report on Delayed Mail

USPS responds to WashPost story about OIG report on Delayed Mail

Posted on October 2, 2017 by postal 10/2/2017 USPS Comments on Recent Washington Post Story We consider any allegations of the mishandling of mail (Washington Post article) very seriously. We take issue that the OIG subjectively selected eight plants out of our postal network of more than 250. It also mischaracterized our plants as rural …

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Postal Racially charged fliers found inside Maryland post office

Racially charged fliers found inside Maryland post office

Posted on September 30, 2017 by postal White Lives Matter’ fliers found inside Maryland post office CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. – Racially charged messages have been popping up throughout the D.C. area. Now, postal inspectors are looking into racist fliers that were found inside a Maryland post office. The fliers are shaped like business cards and …

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Postal Authorities investigating truck fires at Orange Avenue post office

Authorities investigating truck fires at Orange Avenue post office

Drew Scofield 4:48 PM, Sep 30, 2017  Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Jeff Barnhill CLEVELAND – Two leased trucks caught fire at a post office in Cleveland Saturday afternoon, according to U.S. Postal Service spokesperson David Van Allen. The fire broke out …

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