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Dozens gathered at Philadelphia City Hall to protest the notion floating around Washington D.C. of privatizing the US Postal Service.
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Steve Tawa
April 15, 2019 - 5:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On tax filing deadline day, postal workers gathered in front of Philadelphia City Hall to put out a "Not For Sale" sign. They're opposed to a notion floated in Washington by Trump administration officials to privatize the US Postal Service. The legislative director...
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Cherri Gregg
March 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Civil Rights advocates settled its lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Department of Correction this week over the handling of legal mail to inmates, and the changes will be implemented in coming days. The settlement comes out of a lawsuit filed in October of 2018,...
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Dreamstime
March 05, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Air travel is such a hassle. Can you deliver yourself by mail? In a recent "this day in history" column, The New York Times recounted a 1913 article about a postal carrier in rural Ohio who was the first to accept and...
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Mitch Hungerpiller of Birmingham, Ala., who invented a computerized system to automate the processing of returned mail, visits the Supreme Court on Feb. 14, 2019, where his decade-long fight with the post office over patent infringement will be heard.
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February 17, 2019 - 11:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a common problem for businesses that send lots of letters. But the process he helped develop and built his small Alabama technology company around has resulted in a more than...
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Lynne Adkins
January 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Get those nickels ready, because sending out those Valentine's Day cards just got slightly more expensive. A first class stamp will now run you 55 cents, according to Ray Daiutolo Sr., a spokesman for the United State Postal Service in Philadelphia and South Jersey...
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The US Postal Service announced it will "suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity" on Wednesday for the national day of mourning honoring the late former President George H.W. Bush.
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December 03, 2018 - 8:34 pm
By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- The US Postal Service announced it will "suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity" on Wednesday for the national day of mourning honoring the late former President George H.W. Bush. The White House said Saturday that...
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Postal service officials say mail that should have been delivered to people in the city’s Roxborough section wound up dumped on a street in Camden County, New Jersey.
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David Madden
October 04, 2018 - 4:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Postal service officials say mail that should have been delivered to people in the city’s Roxborough section wound up dumped on a street in Camden County, New Jersey. By now it’s been delivered — almost two months late. It took a Facebook post from a man in Pennsauken...
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Olaoluwa Abimbola talks to reporters, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in Seattle, at a media event for Amazon to announce a new program that lets entrepreneurs around the country launch businesses that deliver Amazon packages.
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June 28, 2018 - 7:31 am
By Joseph Pisani, AP Retail Writer SEATTLE (AP) — Your Amazon packages, which usually show up in a UPS truck, an unmarked vehicle or in the hands of a mail carrier, may soon be delivered from an Amazon van. The online retailer, wanting more control over how its packages are delivered, rolled out a...
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