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Harry Peck: Postal Service can prosper again

Earlier this month, the Star reprinted an editorial from the Washington Post that proposed a solution to the financial problems of the U.S. Postal Service.

May 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
We Love Lucy

We Love Lucy

Alice Elliott, a post office clerk dressed as Lucille Ball, strikes a pose while displaying the new Lucille Ball postage stamps at the Danville Post Office in Danville, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2001. Elliott plans to wear a different ``I Love Lucy'' outfit to work each day for the rest of the w…

October 14, 2013 7:31 pm

Letter carriers set personal best in food-bank drive

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona received a record donation in food from the Stamp Out Hunger drive by mail carriers.

May 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tax help is still available

Tax help is still available

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April 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tax help is still available

Tax help is still available

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April 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tax help is still available

Tax help is still available

With the April 15 income-tax-return deadline looming, free preparation help is still available to low- and moderate-income taxpayers in the Tucson area.

April 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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1 in 10 big blue mailboxes will leave

1 in 10 big blue mailboxes will leave

About one in 10 big blue curbside mailboxes on Tucson streets will soon disappear.

April 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
1 in 10 big blue mailboxes will leave

1 in 10 big blue mailboxes will leave

One of 41 Postal Service curbside collection boxes targeted for removal from Tucson streets carries a notice about its coming demise.

April 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson-bound mail will be routed through Phoenix this year, not next

Mail destined for Tucson will begin being processed in Phoenix sometime this year, rather than next year as was originally planned.

March 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Congress subverting plan to end Saturday mail delivery

The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:

March 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Goodbye Saturday mail? Postal Service plans cuts

WASHINGTON — Saturday mail may soon go the way of the Pony Express and penny postcards. The Postal Service said Wednesday that it plans to cut back to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages to stem its financial losses in a world radically re-ordered by the Internet.

February 06, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Postal Service's Cherrybell site faces penalty for safety violation

The U.S. Postal Service processing and distribution center in Tucson has been cited by safety regulators for a "willful safety violation" involving the improper operation of a powered industrial truck.

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Tucson postal center faces $70K fine for safety violation

The U.S. Postal Service processing and distribution center in Tucson has been cited by safety regulators for a “willful safety violation” involving the improper operation of a powered industrial truck.

September 25, 2012 1:59 pmLoading…
'Every door' mailing service is growing: Ad items targeted to postal routes

'Every door' mailing service is growing: Ad items targeted to postal routes

If you want to advertise your business, it's hard to beat going door to door.

June 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
'Every door' mailing service is growing: Ad items targeted to postal routes

'Every door' mailing service is growing: Ad items targeted to postal routes

Postal worker David Carrasco loads a truck. Ad mail can now be delivered on specific carrier routes via the Postal Service's Every Door Direct Mail.

June 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Postal closure could hurt O'odham voters

The county recorder says the closure of a mail-processing plant in Tucson would harm the voting rights of Native Americans in Pima County.

January 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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