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Congressman Brendan Boyle at the podium, and his colleagues and the postal workers union leader are in background
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Paul Kurtz
August 05, 2020 - 6:56 pm
Postal Workers union leaders held a rally Wednesday with Philadelphia-area politicians in Northern Liberties to demand that Congress include funding for the Postal Service in the next pandemic relief package. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania ballot
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Jim Melwert
May 27, 2020 - 4:49 pm
Montgomery County’s request for an extension of the mail-in ballot deadline was shot down by a county judge Wednesday. Read more here.
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An election worker handles vote-by-mail ballots.
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Jim Melwert
May 27, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Delaware County officials have processed about 85,000 mail-in ballot requests amid mandated stay-at-home orders — more than twice the amount of ballots that they expected. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania ballot
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Jim Melwert
May 26, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Tuesday is the last day to sign up to receive a mail-in ballot for the June 2 Pennsylvania primary. But if you haven’t mailed it back by now, it may already be too late. Read more here.
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Blank U.S. Treasury checks
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Mark Abrams
May 04, 2020 - 12:11 pm
Law enforcement agencies have seen a big resurgence of activity by scam artists who are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis. Read the latest here.
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Jury summons
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Pat Loeb
September 30, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Philadelphia court officials are apologizing for a blunder that resulted in hundreds of prospective jurors receiving a threatening postcard about ignoring a jury summons — even though they never received a summons in the first place. Read more here.
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United States Postal Service boxes are stacked up.
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Justin Udo
September 12, 2019 - 1:47 pm
The United States Postal Service and Philadelphia Police Department are working together to find out who stole an SUV loaded with hundreds of pieces of undelivered mail on Tuesday — and then dumped the mail on the side of the road.
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U.S. Census Bureau
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Cherri Gregg
August 12, 2019 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Census Bureau is kicking off its first major field operation , dispatching tens of thousands of employees on the ground to knock on doors. About 40,000 so-called "listers" will canvas neighborhoods across the country to verify addresses ahead of the massive...
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Facebook
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July 01, 2019 - 4:21 pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A Facebook mail facility near company headquarters was evacuated Monday after a routine check found mail possibly containing the nerve agent sarin. Authorities put the site under quarantine as they conducted additional testing. Four buildings were evacuated and three have...
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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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