It’s back! USPS renews push for 5-day mail service

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The U.S. postmaster general has renewed his plea for lawmakers to allow the financially troubled Postal Service to switch to a five-day delivery schedule for first-class mail and to implement other overhauls needed to modify its outdated business model.

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Saturday mail service saved, for now, USPS says

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The United States Postal Service said Wednesday that it would delay its plan to cease delivery of first-class mail on Saturdays, rescuing for now a service that it says is costly but that many Americans rely on.

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Congress wants Postal Service to keep Saturday delivery

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WASHINGTON - The financially beleaguered U.S. Postal Service suffered a setback in its plan to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail as Congress on Thursday passed legislation requiring six-day delivery.

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Chocolate postage stamps put the ‘mmm’ in mail

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What better way to dress up a love letter than with a delicious chocolate stamp? The Belgian postal service, BPost, introduced a unique collection of stamps last week that have been made to smell and taste like chocolate.

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