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Monday, May 27, 2013

Birmingham, Alabama former postal employee pleaded guilty in 'package redirect' of guns

Former Birmingham postal worker pleads guilty to redirecting packages, including one that contained 11 handguns

"...entered his guilty plea to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and two counts of theft of mail by an officer or employee of the U.S. Postal Service..."    

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Greensboro / Raleigh North Carolina mail affected by truck fire

Mail truck wrecks, catches fire

"...The tractor-trailer was carrying 12 containers of First-Class and Priority Mail to Greensboro/Raleigh North Carolina. ..."    

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Retired postal worker slain

Warwick police: Slain man was retired postal worker

"...in Warwick City Park has been identified as John "Jack" Fay, 66, of Warwick, a retired postal worker who used the City Park bike path as a running trail..."    

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Sunday, May 19, 2013

Retirement Incentive: First installment payment due May 24

First Installment of Retirement Incentive Due May 24

"...APWU President Cliff Guffey is congratulating APWU retirees and other former employees who will soon receive the first installment of the $15,000 incentive the APWU negotiated last year. The first payment of $10,000 (minus applicable taxes and withholdings) will be available on May 24, 2013. The second installment of $5,000 will be paid on May 23, 2014. ..."    

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Mail pot-smuggling scheme busted

Crime boss Vincent Basciano's son busted for alleged pot-smuggling scheme

"...The son of a notorious crime boss was busted Wednesday after an alleged scheme to smuggle $65,000 worth of weed through the U.S. Postal Service went up in smoke, officials said..."    

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Fourth lottery win for retired postal worker

America's luckiest man? Retired postal worker scoops fourth lottery win

"...Melvyn Wilson, a retired postal worker from Virginia, may just be really skilled at scratch-off games: He has won more than $2 million in less than 10 years...."    

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Monday, May 13, 2013

PMG wants more from mail handlers: reopen contract negotiations

NPMHU Responds to PMG Donahue's Request to Reopen Negotiations

"...President John Hegarty responds to Postmaster General Donahoe’s request to reopen contract negotiations. President Hegarty’s letter reads, in part; “While we are always willing to work with the Postal Service to achieve cost savings, and to find new revenue streams, we cannot accommodate your request to reopen contract negotiations. Mail handlers already have contributed to the recent financial restructuring of the Postal Service..."    

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

What role did Postal Service play in the Amanda Berry story?

McDonalds' new spokesman: Cleveland hero Charles Ramsey talks to Anderson, interview

"...I was on my porch and the mailman put his mail in my mail. I looked at it like here's his mail when he come home. Couple of minutes later, he pulled up. He checked the mailbox, grabbed his paper. Before he went in the house, I said Ariel, here goes your mail. We just had the same conversation when I hand him the mail. He said, they can't get it right. I said, damn postal service. ..."    

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Monday, May 6, 2013

Postal Service Extends Health Care to Non-Career Workers

USPS Extends Health Care to Non-Career Workers to Comply With Reform Law

"...The contract -- awarded to UnitedHealthcare -- will last a minimum of three years and could stretch as many as nine years. It is worth an estimated $239 million annually, the Postal Service said...."    

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