Rural post offices across the country will remain open but with shorter hours. The announcement came today during a news conference where Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said the decision comes after wide concerns from rural residents who opposed the closing of thousands of post offices.
The U.S. Mail processing plant located at East Texas Center, just north of Tyler, will soon be shutting down and moving operations to Shreveport, La., Austin and Coppell, according to a release from the U.S. Postal Service.
Facing huge budget shortfalls, the United States Postal Service has proposed solutions including closing hundreds of post offices and eliminating Saturday deliveries. Now it may be considering jacking up the price of stamps, too.
Email and other electronic transactions have caused a dramatic drop in the volume of snail-mail and its associated revenues — so much so that Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has proposed eliminating Saturday mail delivery.
It’s a move that could save the United States Postal Service as much as $3.1 billion a year.
It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on .
To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you.
To activate your account, please confirm your password.
When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.
*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.
Welcome back to Mix VIP
It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mix931fm.com using your original account information.