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Details of planned cuts

Details of planned cuts
By The Associated Press
The Postal Service announced Wednesday that it planned to cut back to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages.
The details:
• Saturday delivery of mail, such as letters and magazines that are going to street addresses, would end. Delivery would be only Monday through Friday.
• Mail addressed to P.O. boxes still would be delivered on Saturday.
• Post offices now open on Saturday would remain open on Saturday.
• Delivery of packages of all sizes would remain the same, i.e., six days a week.
• The change would begin the week of Aug. 5.
• Officials estimated that the cutback would save around $2 billion annually when it was fully in place.
Published in The Messenger 2.7.13

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