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Trump hiring freeze gets USPS pushback, uncut press sheet numbers finally revealed: Week’s Most Read

January 27, 2017 09:30 AM

Also this week, we looked at stamps of the world already featuring President Trump, and remembered a former Linn's editor who passed away.

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U.S. Postal Service pushes back against Trump hiring freeze

January 25, 2017 02:00 PM

The federal hiring freeze, imposed Jan. 23, could affect the Postal Service's ability to hire tens of thousands of carrier assistants.

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This postmark honors an inauguration, but not Donald Trump’s

January 14, 2017 07:00 PM

There will be a Jan. 20 postmark from Washington, D.C., commemorating the United States presidential inauguration. But this one is different.

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Marshall Emery named acting director of National Postal Museum

January 12, 2017 12:30 AM

Emery worked for 25 years for the United States Postal Service before joining the Washington museum in 2006.

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Old post office celebrated on new postmark

January 10, 2017 05:00 PM

A postmark for the 200th anniversary of the Jamestown, N.Y., post office was made available Dec. 30, 2016.

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Selling stamps at post offices much more costly than retail sales

January 07, 2017 12:00 AM

A 2003 report explains why it costs so much more to sell stamps at post office counters than it does via retail outlets such as supermarkets.

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APWU forces Postal Service to back off Staples postal services plan

January 05, 2017 03:45 PM

The USPS is retreating from a plan to get the Staples office supply chain to offer postal services at more than 500 of its outlets.
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