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  • 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' package mystery solved

    December 19, 2012 12:26 PM

    CHICAGO - The University of Chicago has determined the source of a mystery package that the school received addressed to movie adventurer Indiana Jones. The school received a replica of the journal from the movie "Raiders of the Lost Ark" that was addressed to Henry Walton Jones, Jr. - better... more »
  • Denver mail carrier steps past man who died

    November 12, 2012 12:41 PM

    DENVER - The U.S. Postal Service is defending a mail carrier who walked past a Denver man who collapsed and died near his front door. Dale Porch was dropped off at home last week after working the night shift for the Regional Transportation District but never made it inside. Family... more »
  • NH post office cuts hours to just 30 minutes a day

    June 25, 2012 12:28 PM

    CONCORD, N.H. - Express service might be all you have time for at one New Hampshire post office. The hours at the post office in Sugar Hill have recently been cut back to 30 minutes a day, down from a few hours. The post office is open from 10:15 to... more »
  • Cash bailout for ailing postal service

    April 17, 2012 12:36 PM

    WASHINGTON - With big postal cuts looming, the Senate is deciding whether to stabilize the ailing U.S. Postal Service with a short-term cash infusion while delaying most decisions on closing post offices and ending Saturday mail delivery. The mail agency, teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, says it needs to... more »
  • FedEx expectes 16 million shipments on busiest day

    November 11, 2010 1:22 PM

    NEW YORK - FedEx expects to move nearly 16 million packages on its busiest day this year, Dec. 13. The prediction is FedEx's highest ever for a single day and 11 percent higher than last year. More than half the increase is from its partnership with the U.S.... more »
  • OSHA cites postal service in Baton Rouge

    June 15, 2010 6:40 AM

    The U.S. Postal Service's Baton Rouge processing and distribution center has been cited for allegedly exposing employees to electrical hazards. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the violation and proposed penalties totaling $97,500. The facility has 15 days to comply, ask for an informal conference... more »

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