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In Financial Crisis, Post Office Turns To Congress

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe warned that the Postal Service is on “the brink of default” as he battles to keep his agency solvent.


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Officials Protest Post Office Closures In Baltimore

A big chunk of Baltimore’s post offices could be closing their doors. Wednesday, city leaders and community members gathered to protest the proposed cuts.


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Md. Man Sentenced For Accepting Marijuana In Mail

A Cambridge man has been sentenced to six months in jail after prosecutors say he accepted a package in the mail that contained nearly five pounds of marijuana.



Marylanders Can Now Order Wine By Mail

It’s a new day for wine in Maryland. Direct ship, ordering wine by mail, is now legal. Maryland vineyards are signing up.


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Ex-Postal Worker Admits To Stealing Money Orders

Federal authorities say a former Postal Service employee has pleaded guilty to stealing $78,000 in money orders.


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Widow Of Anthrax Victim Doubts FBI’s Conclusion

The widow of a Florida tabloid photo editor who died in the 2001 anthrax mailings is casting fresh doubt on the FBI’s conclusion that a lone federal scientist staged the attacks, according to new documents filed in her lawsuit against the government.


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Senate Looks At Ways To Help Post Office

The post office was more than $2 billion in the red for the first three months of this year and is facing an $8 billion loss for the fiscal year, which could force it to default on some payments to federal accounts.


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Postal Workers Challenge Md. Consolidation Plan

Some postal workers in Frederick are challenging a U.S. Postal Service proposal to move local mail-processing operations to Baltimore.


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USPS Airs Md. Postal Consolidation Proposal

The U.S. Postal Service is giving citizens a chance to comment on its proposal for closing a mail processing and distribution center in Frederick.


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Octogenarian Delivers Mail On Same Route 50 Years

After nearly three hours at work, Morris Hall brushed his fingers over a cabinet of sorting cubbies to make sure he didn’t overlook a stray envelope. He was about to head out of the Postal Service plant off Riva Road to begin his day.


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Md. Mail Distribution Center Closure Proposed

The U.S. Postal Service says an internal study supports closing a mail processing and distribution center in Frederick that employs about 160 people.


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Drugs Seized At Mail Sorting Facility; 5 Arrested

Authorities in Anne Arundel County seized more than 22 pounds of marijuana this week after intercepting four packages at a mail sorting facility.