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Smithsonian Examines History Of Post Office Murals

Hundreds of murals commissioned as public art for U.S. post offices in the New Deal era are the focus of a new online project created by the Smithsonian.

01/10/2014

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Mail Mania! Postal Elves Survive The Busiest Shipping Day Of The Year

The United States Postal Service and other shippers are bracing for the busiest mailing day of the year.

12/16/2013

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2 Baltimore Post Office Managers Among 4 Charged With Bribery

Two post office managers are charged with running a scam, using their jobs to block the postal service out of tens of thousands of dollars.

10/09/2013

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Howard County Police Investigate Cases Of Mail & Check Theft

Howard County police are on the lookout for a mail thief, after several people reported their mail stolen from their mailboxes.

01/17/2013

Sending Letters To Newtown, Conn.

The U.S. Postal Service has created an outlet for an outpouring of emotion following the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

12/18/2012

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Ex-Postal Worker Admits To Embezzling $43,000

A former postal worker has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $43,000 from the Postal Service.

07/17/2012

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Postal Service Reveals Stamp Dedicated To African-American Artist

Celebrating the work of a great African-American artist. The U.S. Postal Service is unveiling a little piece of history. And you can own one for just 45 cents.

04/11/2012

Photo Credit: Mindie Burgoyne

Md. Senate Passes $1.1 Billion Capital Budget

The Maryland Senate has signed off on a $1.1 billion capital budget proposal.

03/29/2012

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Baltimore Community Protests Post Office Closure

Facing some major money trouble, the U.S. Postal Service is forced to make some tough decisions. Forty-one post offices are slated for closure, 10 just in Baltimore.

01/14/2012

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You Never Write Any More; Well, Hardly Anyone Does

Mom might get a quick note in the mail. Sister might get a birthday card. But that’s about it. For the typical American household these days, nearly two months will pass before a personal letter shows up.

10/03/2011

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Postal Unions Rally For House Bill 1351 To Prevent Cuts

Postal worker unions take a stand against proposed cutbacks. The unions are rallying in support of a bill that gives the U.S. Postal Service access to billions of dollars in pre-paid pension accounts.

09/27/2011

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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.

09/06/2011

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