USPS http://kplu.org en Amazon, U.S. Postal Service Will Deliver on Sundays http://kplu.org/post/amazon-us-postal-service-will-deliver-sundays <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Amazon says it is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sundays.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>The Seattle company says Sunday delivery will be available to customers in the New York and Los Angeles metropolitan areas at first. Amazon and the Postal Service plan to roll out service to "a large portion of the U.S. population" next year, including Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, and Phoenix.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:17:24 +0000 The Associated Press 10968 at http://kplu.org Amazon, U.S. Postal Service Will Deliver on Sundays Ending Saturday mail affects Washington balloting http://kplu.org/post/ending-saturday-mail-affects-washington-balloting <p>With Saturday mail delivery ending this summer, Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman says voters should think about getting their ballots in the mail sooner.</p><p> She says ballots should be mailed Friday before Election Day to make sure they are postmarked by the deadline.</p><p> The Postal Service plans to end Saturday service on Aug. 3, which will be the final weekend before Washington's Aug. 6 primary.</p><p> Voters also can return their ballots in drop boxes and many counties say more than half their ballots are dropped off.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:22:24 +0000 The Associated Press 7754 at http://kplu.org Postal Service says no more Saturday mail http://kplu.org/post/postal-service-says-no-more-saturday-mail <strong>(We updated the top of this post at 10:37 a.m. ET.)</strong><p>Calling it "absolutely necessary" if the U.S. Postal Service is going to stop losing billions of dollars a year and reach anything close to financial stability, <a href="http://about.usps.com/who-we-are/leadership/pmg-exec-comm.htm#p=1" target="_blank">Postmaster Gen. Patrick Donahoe</a> confirmed Wednesday morning that USPS is moving to eliminate Saturday delivery of first-class mail.<p>"Beginning the week of Aug. 5 this year," Donahoe said, USPS will provide "six days of package delivery and five days of mail delivery. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:43:14 +0000 Mark Memmott 7742 at http://kplu.org Postal Service says no more Saturday mail