USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
04/19/2019 08:52
The U.S. Postal Service issues Wild and Scenic Rivers, stamps that pay tribute to the exceptional streams that run freely through America’s natural landscapes. This pane honors the rivers’ beauty with a dozen Forever stamps, each showcasing a different segment of the Wild and Scenic River System.
New stamps spotlight the natural beauty of America’s rivers
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04/17/2019 14:19
CHICAGO — Chicago had one less dog bite attack to letter carriers in 2018 but is still in the top 10 nationwide with 37 dog attacks last year, according to the U.S. Postal Service’s annual list of cities with the most recorded dog attacks.
Chicago 8th Nationwide for Dog Bite Attacks in 2018
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04/12/2019 15:08
Springfield, IL — They walk the streets everyday delivering America’s mail, and during National Dog Bite Prevention Week, April 14-20, Springfield letter carriers want to deliver a special message to the community about working together to avoid the cost and pain of dog bites.
Springfield Post Office Delivers Important Message About Dog Bites
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04/12/2019 12:03
Missouri and Illinois —The number of U.S. Postal Service employees attacked by dogs nationwide fell to 5,714 in 2018 — more than 500 fewer than in 2017 and more than 1,000 fewer since 2016. But, for local Postal Service officials and mail carriers, one bite is one too many and new tools continue to be unleashed to help reduce dog attacks in the area.
High tech help to curb local mail carrier dog bites
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04/11/2019 15:17
BROOKLYN, NY — The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide fell to 5,714 in 2018 — more than 500 fewer than in 2017 and more than 1,000 fewer since 2016. Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) highlights technology that likely helps to reduce potential attacks while releasing its annual list of cities with the most recorded dog attacks. The organization also highlights safety initiatives to help protect its employees and offers tips to pet owners.
USPS releases dog attack national rankings
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04/11/2019 12:05
DES MOINES, IA - The number of U.S. Postal Service employees attacked by dogs nationwide fell to 5,714 in 2018 — more than 500 fewer than in 2017 and more than 1,000 fewer since 2016. But, for local Postal Service officials and mail carriers, one bite is one too many and new tools continue to be unleashed to help reduce dog attacks in the area.
High tech helps to curb local mail carrier dog bites
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04/10/2019 10:26
CHICAGO, IL —The Chicago Downtown Post Office will make it quick, easy and convenient for last-minute tax filers by accepting tax returns until midnight Monday, April 15 at the Cardiss Collins facility at 433 W. Harrison Street.
Downtown Post Office to Accept Tax Returns until Midnight April 15
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04/10/2019 08:54
PIGGOTT, AR — Post Office lobby artwork painted in the 1930s and 1940s was celebrated today with the issuance of the Post Office Murals Forever stamps. The U.S. Postal Service dedicated the stamps today during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Piggott Main Post Office in Piggott, AR. The public is asked to share the news on social media using the hashtags #PostOfficeMurals and #MuralStamps.
New stamps feature Post Office murals
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04/02/2019 08:38
LOS ANGELES — On what would have been Marvin Gaye’s 80th birthday, the U.S. Postal Service today honored the music legend with the dedication of a new commemorative Forever stamp during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Greek Theatre, where he once performed.
USPS salutes ‘Prince of Soul’ Marvin Gaye
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03/29/2019 08:09
Additional information about the availability of these stamps and first-day-of-issue events will be provided at a later date.
USPS announces upcoming stamp dedications
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