U.S. Postal Service

A kid writes a letter to Santa.
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Kim Glovas
November 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
Letters to Santa are nothing new for the U.S. Postal Service, but this year, if you want to help Santa make some holiday wishes come true, you’ll need to get online. Read more here.
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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.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
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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Lake Michigan at 31st Street Harbor, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in Chicago.
Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 8:16 am
By Michael Tarm and Corey Williams, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The painfully cold weather system that put much of the Midwest into a historic deep freeze was expected to ease Thursday, though temperatures could still tumble to record lows in some places before the region begins to thaw out...
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Dan Wing
December 20, 2018 - 8:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The deadline is here for anyone hoping to send a card or package to be received before Christmas Day. First Class and Priority Mail needs to be at the post office Thursday, but U.S. Postal Service Regional Spokesperson Ray Daiutolo says there is one more chance for...
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Customers at a UPS Store
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Steve Tawa
November 26, 2018 - 11:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some shoppers who think they are escaping long lines and parking hassles at retail stores this holiday season — including on Cyber Monday — may still be disappointed if their online order gets pilfered when it finally reaches their homes. There are plenty of work-...
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Hundreds of postal workers marched down Market Street.
Antionette Lee | KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
October 08, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Postal workers weren't delivering mail on Monday due to Columbus Day, but many of them across the nation were still busy rallying against the White House's proposal to privatize postal services. Hundreds of postal workers, joined by a few local politicians, marched...
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U.S. Post Office mailboxes
Tim Jimenez
September 27, 2018 - 10:23 am
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Moorestown Police say criminals have been stealing checks from big blue mailboxes in town. They say several cases of mail were taken right out of curbside mailboxes, including the three blue boxes next to each other near the post office on Chester Avenue...
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