Friday, February 8, 2013

no mail on saturdays.

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The news broke Wednesday of mail delivery being suspended on saturdays starting in August. They will still deliver packages but no regular mail.

Taken from The Washington Post:

"The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday that it plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays starting the week of Aug. 5 -but will continue delivering packages.

Unless forbidden to do so by Congress, which has moved in the past to prohibit five-day-a-week delivery, the agency for the first time will delivery mail only Monday through Friday. The move will save about $2 billion a year for the Postal Service, which has suffered tens of billions of dollars in losses in recent years with the advent of the Internet and e-commerce, officials said..."

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I was saddened by the news, as I love checking my mailbox everyday and hate Sundays for that reason, so to have another day with no mail is just a bummer to me. What is your opinion on the news?

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