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Stamp depicts Civil War battle in Petersburg

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 06:43am EDT

Tags: stamp, Civil War, Petersburg, Va.

National capital area No. 1 for late mail

A U.S. Postal Service report ranks the nation's capital No. 1 -- for late mail delivery.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 01:26pm EDT

Tags: mail delivery, mail carrier, fatal shooting

The cheapest way to ship gifts to arrive by Christmas Eve

It's getting down to the wire and many people have yet to ship their gifts to loved ones. WTOP found the cheapest way to get packages to their destination by Christmas Eve.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 02:07pm EST

Tags: Shipping, fedex, UPS, holiday gifts, Megan Cloherty, Nick Iannelli

Danville post office closed, fails inspection

Postal officials have closed the Danville Courthouse Postal Station after a safety and health inspection found suspected lead-based paint.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 02:51pm EST

Tags: lead paint, Danville, Va.

PG hazmat team called to mail processing center

Prince George's County's hazmat team was called to a federal mail processing center in Landover to help federal agents who are investigating suspicious letters to members of Congress and the president.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 08:09pm EDT

Tags: ricin, hazmat, Prince Georges Fire Department, michelle basch

USPS under fire for reaction to ricin threat

A union representing postal workers says the U.S. Postal Service waited hours to alert workers that they may have been exposed to the dangerous poison ricin.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 04:48pm EDT

Tags: American Postal Workers Union, ricin, U.S. Senate, mail, John Aaron

Postal official says closure won't slow delivery

Friday - 04/12/2013, 08:09am EDT


Slice of Life: Delivering mail with Daniel Giles

For veteran D.C. mailman Daniel Giles, getting peed on by dogs, deciphering wrong addresses and brightening customers' afternoons, is all in a day's work.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 03:15pm EST

Tags: postal worker, mail, work, delivery, slice of life, Natalie Plumb

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