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At Netflix, DVDs-by-mail are down — but not out

Although Netflix is evolving into a video streaming service, its DVD-by-mail subscribers remain an important — and profitable — part of its business, The New York Times reported this week. Netflix’s DRead more

After tornadoes, carrier’s arrival signals return to normalcy

After a series of violent tornadoes ripped through Illinois this year, residents were surprised to see a familiar face: Joel Reese, their rural carrier.Reese, who works out of the Rochelle Post OfficeRead more

Take note: The paper industry is planning a big comeback

Paper isn’t trying to take down pixels.“We are certainly not trying to break up the digital revolution,” said John D. Williams, chief executive officer of Domtar, a large producer of office and writinRead more

The Inspectors Tv Show – Video Preview

The Postal Inspection Service, one of the nation’s oldest law enforcement agencies, is getting its own television show. CBS will air “The Inspectors” Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., beginning Oct. 3. The halRead more

Bill would end ban on mailing booze

The Prohibition-era ban prohibits the USPS from shipping beer, wine and distilled sThe Prohibition-era ban prohibits the USPS from shipping beer, wine and distilled spirits. A House Democrat has introRead more

Coworkers and residents walk mailman’s route in his memory

Reggie Bennett had a lot of friends, both on the job where he was beloved by his fellow mail carriers and in the community where he had delivered mail on the same route for 30 years. About 45 neighborRead more

Fire closes Mascot, TN post office

Postal authorities are unsure how long the Mascot post office will be closed after flames erupted Tuesday evening inside the building.Rural/Metro firefighters were alerted about 6:30 p.m. of a fire inRead more

First-class stamps will cost 49 cents for eight more months, then the price will be rolled back

The 49-cent stamp has eight more months of life until the U.S. Postal Service has to roll the price back, the effect of a ruling that allows the post office to collect $1.1 billion to cover its recessRead more

Suspension of G Fund Investments Could Last Until October

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says his department will likely not run out of “extraordinary measures” it is taking to avoid default before late October, but after that point there are no guarantees.InRead more

Video: How Amazon Convinced USPS to Work on Sundays 

Bloomberg’s Devin Leonard reports on how the United Stated Postal Service extended services to meet Amazon’s delivery demands. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg) Source: How AmazonRead more

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