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Monday, December 5, 2011

Some Snail Mail To Get Slower

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The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is unveiling cuts Monday. Starting next spring, first-class mail will be delivered in two to three days, eliminating the choice of next-day delivery. Roughly half of the nearly 500 mail processing centers will close as early as March.

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