U.S. Postal Service

What really happens during a government shutdown?

Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill are negotiating a 2018 budget legislation in preparation for a government shutdown if a deal is not reached by Friday evening (12 a.m. on Saturday, to be exact). While Democrat lawmakers insist on a deal for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) …

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USPS asks residents to keep areas around mailboxes, front doors clear for delivery

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is calling for residents to help keep walkway and areas around mailboxes clear of snow and ice.<p>USPS …

Bozeman School District to add seat belts to school buses

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:03 AM EST2018-01-16 13:03:36 GMT<p>The Flathead County Sheriff's Office …

Montana

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Uses Official Twitter To Go After Amazon On Personal Matter

As White House Press Secretary under Donald Trump, Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been accused of lying to cover for the President more than once. Now …

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Probably Making Up This Crap About Alexa Ordering a Batman Toy

On Sunday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders used her official government Twitter account to complain that her two-year-old had …

Amazon

Snapp Shots: East Oakland mailman glue holding ‘hood together

Did all your Christmas packages arrive on time? Mine did, thanks to my mailman, Matthews Babino.<p>Matthews was the first person to welcome me to the …

Oakland

Maisie Williams Adds An Oscar Winner To Arya Stark’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ Kill List

All men (and women) must die, but especially the men (and women) on Arya Stark’s kill list from <i>Game of Thrones</i>. There’s Joffrey (for being a twat), Cersei (for being the twat’s mother), Ilyn Payne (for murdering her father), The Mountain (for the torture at Harrenhal), Beric Dondarrion, Thoros of …

TV Series

All aboard Caltrain’s NorcalMLK Celebration Train

Whether they were carrying signs or just beaming with joy, the crowd streaming onto the platform at Diridon Station on Monday was in a radiant mood. …

Black History

Police post video of man filmed while allegedly trying to steal mail

Police in Pasco, Wash. have released a video a resident made while confronting someone he said was digging through his mailbox.<p>Sgt. Brian Vaught …

Policing

Ex-postal worker admits he burned 20 tubs of mail

U.S. Postal Service<p>File photo<p>Claire Taylor, The (Lafayette, La.) Daily Advertiser<p>LAFAYETTE, La. — A former postal worker in Louisiana pleaded guilty this week in to destroying mail.<p>Mark Wayne Thompson, 50, of Pitkin pleaded guilty to one count of delay or destruction of mail by a postal employee.<p>He …

Five vehicles in running for 'next generation' mail carrier

A rapidly-accumulating mountain of goods purchased online are shipped on undersized delivery trucks often 20 years old or more, which has the U.S. …

Charleston

King’s remaining college classmates remember the young leader

The national holiday to celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday today is a joyous occasion for most Americans, but the day brings an …

HBCUs

USPS’s New Stamp Celebrates the Year of the Dog

If you’re looking for a festive way to send your family Lunar New Year cards, look no further than your local post office. The U.S. Postal Service …

Chinese New Year

Employers Around Vienna Hiring This Week

Earth Fare, Dominion Energy and Southwest Airlines have new job listings around Vienna this week.<p>VIENNA, VA—Are you or someone you know in the market …

Southwest Airlines

What is open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday falling on the third Monday of every January.<p>The day, also celebrating King's birthday, honors his legacy and shines a light on civil rights. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was approved as a federal holiday in 1983. Since then, many individuals and …

Black History

Martin Luther King Day: What's open and closed in the Nashville area

CLOSE<p>A look at some of the most inspiring quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.<p>The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third …

National Parks

There's more than one reason the Postal Service is losing money

Listening to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: …

Logistics

Polson postal carriers arrested for trafficking meth on their routes

POLSON — Two U.S. Postal Service contractors who delivered methamphetamine along with the daily mail were arrested Thursday and charged with felony …

Montana

Bezos to Grant $33 Million in College Scholarships for DACA Students

Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos is granting $33 million in college scholarships for undocumented immigrant high-school graduates in the U.S., according to TheDream.US, a nonprofit education group.<p>The grant, made by Mr. Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, will fund 1,000 scholarships for …

Business

What's open, closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on Jan. 15 this year, means that federal offices, banks and other institutions will be …

Cleveland

Weekly Meanderings, 13 Jan 2018

Good morning!<p><b>Good for Janice Dean</b>: a viewer, well, criticized her legs. Her response?<p>“Hi JoAnn,<p>Fox doesn’t dress me. I dress myself. I’m sorry if you …

Faith

President Trump Signs INTERDICT Act to Improve Opioid Screening Technology

Oval Office<p>5:22 P.M. EST<p>THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much. This is very important to all of us gathered here.<p>We’re pleased to be joined by …

Addiction

Congresswoman urges USPS to fix mail issues in Ypsilanti

YPSILANTI, MI - U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, has reached out to the U.S. Postal Service about issues with Ypsilanti mail delivery.<p>Dingell …

Michigan

Oregon Mushers And Sled Dogs Share A Bond Forged In Miles

Sled dogs are some of the best athletes on the planet. By raising and racing them, Northwest mushers create a deeper connection to their pets — one …

Dogs

Street renamed to honor educator, legislator Dr. Yvonne Kennedy

With the Excelsior Band playing and a cheerful crowd looking on, a Mobile street was renamed Friday in honor of the late Dr. Yvonne Kennedy, an …

Black History

U.S. Postal Service urges customers to clear snow, ice

×<p>U.S. Postal Service urges customers to clear snow, ice<p>INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The U.S. Postal Service is asking customers to keep their sidewalks, …

Weather

Martin Luther King Jr. Day closures and events

Here's a list of what's open and closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the Portland area.<p><b>Federal offices:</b> Closed.<p><b>U.S. District Court for the</b> …

Black History

Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to scholarship fund for 'dreamers'

Jeffrey P. Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, announced Friday that he is donating $33 million to a scholarship fund for young "dreamers," immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.<p>The donation comes amid fresh pressure from business leaders as talks on …

News

Mailing Marijuana Out of Colorado: Are Your Odds of Getting Caught Going Up?

Gorman has acknowledged in this space that some of the data assembled by the RMHIDTA is opinion-based, meaning it may not pass muster in a scientific …

Cannabis

Trump leaning toward internet sales tax because ‘it’s very unfair what’s happening to retailers’

Is President Trump calling for an internet sales tax?<p>President Donald Trump appears to be pushing for an internet sales tax for the second time in as many months, CNBC reported. And his comments seem to be directly aimed at Amazon.<p>“The internet — they’re going to have to start paying sales tax …

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