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Remembering World War II with a new postmark

September 23, 2016 07:00 PM

An event in Tennessee that includes public battle and encampment re-enactments and other 1940s-era activities now has a postmark.

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USPS sees delayed mail spike, Canada’s 2017 commemoratives revealed: Week’s Most Read

September 23, 2016 08:18 AM

Also this week, readers enjoyed a preview of an upcoming stamp auction, and the USPS revealed some 2017 stamp subjects.

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UPU seeks to address international rates that put USPS at a disadvantage

September 20, 2016 11:00 AM

International mail rates set by the Universal Postal Union can be extremely favorable to some countries and costly to others.

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USPS Inspector General reports massive increases in delayed mail

September 19, 2016 11:47 AM

A new internal USPS report has documented a huge increase in delayed mail resulting from the United States Postal Service’s efforts to cut its costs.

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Covered bridge postmark celebrates Pennsylvania bridge festival

September 17, 2016 09:00 AM

The annual Covered Bridge Festival takes place in southwestern Pennsylvania during the third weekend in September.

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New Star Trek stamps inspire new Star Trek pictorial postmark

September 10, 2016 02:00 PM

The postmark being used by several post offices features an overhead view of a Federation starship, presumably the USS Enterprise.

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Postal Regulatory Commission to begin postal rates review in late December

September 06, 2016 08:52 AM

The Postal Regulatory Commission announced Sept. 1 that it would begin a review of its system of regulating postal rates in late December.
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