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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: U.S. Postal Service, 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, U.S. Postal Service, 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: U.S. Postal Service, 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, U.S. Postal Service, 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: U.S. Postal Service, American Postal Workers Union, ricin, U.S. Senate, mail, john aaron

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, U.S. Postal Service, mail, work, delivery, slice of life, Natalie Plumb

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Shipping companies expect booming business this holiday season

Holiday package deliveries are expected to set a new record for the U.S. Postal Service, which will help the ailing agency's bottom line.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 03:35am EST

Tags: Patrick Donahoe, U.S. Postal Service, holiday shipping

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