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U.S. Postal Service

A government organization in the United States that delivers mail to individuals and businesses. It is required to offer the same prices for the entire U.S., regardless of geography. It is also the only organization allowed access to mail boxes with "U.S. Mail" stamped on them. It traces its origins to 1775.
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A self-supporting government enterprise, the U.S. Postal Service is the only delivery service that reaches every address in the nation, 150 million residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes.
U.S. Postal Service FCU serves 25,000 members through nine offices located in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, California, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.
FedEx also has positioned nearly 5,000 drop boxes at U.S. Postal Service retail locations around the country.
"The U.S. Postal Service has more than 3,000 images, 80 percent of which are wholly owned, that we can take, manipulate and use," said Pamela York, manager of licensing for the USPS.
When alumni (or any individuals for that matter) move from place to place, the U.S. Postal Service requires them to fill out a permanent change of address form to facilitate mail forwarding.
According to Postal Clerk 2nd Class (SW) Samuel Rogers, during the first leg of its journey, mail sent to Kitty Hawk is in the hands of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
Harlem Renaissance icon Zora Neale Hurston was honored with a 37-cent postage stamp commissioned by the U.S. Postal Service on January 24, 2003.
The U.S. Postal Service is soliciting qualification statements from construction firms wishing to be placed on a list of prequalified design-build general contractors for construction of new or expanded postal facilities in Nevada Sierra District in Nevada and northern California.
The decision-making involved in closing the U.S. Postal Service's Brentwood Processing and Distribution Facility, Washington, D.C., has been criticized.
Only one token fire truck and an EMT wagon held places, and an electrified U.S. Postal Service mail truck showed off new conservationism (as does Dance Magazine's new trim standard size).
Diversified Postal Services offers many of the same services the U.S. Postal Service does in addition to packaging goods and selling phone cards, office supplies, greeting cards and notary services.
As the U.S. Postal Service begins charging an extra five cents for its breast cancer stamp Italian post is also producing a stamp for the same cause through the purchase of the first Italian postage stamp to benefit a health-related cause.

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