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Postal Service: Will keep rural post offices open
WASHINGTON — The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service sought this morning to tamp down concern over wide-scale cuts, revealing it will seek to keep thousands of rural post offices open with shorter hours. At a news...
Postal cuts to slow delivery of first-class mail
AP Photo/Evan Vucci Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe speaks at a news conference on Sept. 15 about changes to the Postal Service that could potentially save as much as $3 billion in Washington. The estimated $3 billion in... Full story
Census shows slowing US growth, brings GOP gains
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican-leaning states will gain at least a half dozen House seats thanks to the 2010 census, which found the nation's population growing more slowly than in past decades but still shifting to the South and...
In election's shadow, rally draws laughs, activism
CALVIN WOODWARD,Associated Press HOPE YEN,Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In the shadow of the Capitol and the election, comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert entertained a huge throng Saturday at a "sanity" rally poking... Full story