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Employee Story: $75,000 Stamps

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$75,000 Stamps   One of the most interesting items that I have sold in my postal career was a book of stamps. It was one of the American Treasures stamp booklets. It was the third series in the set and …

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Postal Heroes

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Meiko Patton

CCA answers call for help   When San Diego District’s Scripps Ranch City Carrier Assistant Sofia Zavala-Vasquez was delivering mail at a home in Scripps Ranch last month, she heard someone softly crying from inside the garage. She stopped and …

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Postal Fame

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Your favorite postal worker may be a celebrity in more than just your neighborhood.   Did you know that some of America’s most notable public officials, businessmen, scientists, etc. began their careers as postal employees? Although many people know that …

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Seal of Delivery

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Several Logos, Mottos have Represented USPS Through the Years The Postal Service’s iconic blue and white eagle isn’t the only insignia that has represented the organization throughout its history. In 1782, Postmaster General Ebenezer Hazard chose Mercury, the Greek messenger …

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Decoding the Code

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Sue Brennan

You use ZIP Codes™ on a regular basis. When you fill out forms. When you address letters and packages. They’ve been around for 51 years. But do you know why the ZIP Code was created or even what ZIP™ stands …

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Lessons Learned

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Meiko Patton

“We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt   Many parents will agree with the above quote. With Mother’s Day and Father’s …