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** FILE ** U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Jamesa Euler turns down the flag on a mailbox while delivering mail in the Cabbagetown neighborhood in Atlanta on Feb. 7, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Packages await sorting at a post office in Atlanta as U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Michael McDonald gathers mail to load into his truck before making his delivery run on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Packages await sorting at a post office in Atlanta as U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Michael McDonald gathers mail to load into his truck before making his delivery run on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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A letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service moves a cart of mail to his truck. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks Feb. 6, 2013, during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Jamesa Euler turns down the flag on a mailbox while delivering mail in the Cabbagetown neighborhood in Atlanta on Feb. 7, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks Feb. 6, 2013, during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks Feb. 6, 2013, during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks Feb. 6, 2013, during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks Feb. 6, 2013, during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week. (Associated Press)

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Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

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**FILE** Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks Feb. 6, 2013, during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week. (Associated Press)

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Cyclist Floyd Landis filed a whistleblower lawsuit saying former teammate Lance Armstrong defrauded the federal government by using performance-enhancing drugs and overseeing other riders doing the same, thereby violating the terms of a U.S. Postal Service sponsorship contract. (Associated Press)

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A letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service moves a cart of mail to his truck. (Associated Press)

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Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe, in an interview Thursday with The Washington Times, said of working for the U.S. Postal Service: “It's still, in my opinion, for a blue-collar job, if you're a letter carrier or a clerk, the best job in America.” (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

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A bipartisan group of senators including (from the left) Susan M. Collins, Scott Brown, Joe Lieberman and Thomas R. Carper explain their bill to provide savings for the U.S. Postal Service, which would be used for employee buyouts, and delay for two years the proposed elimination of home delivery on Saturdays. (Associated Press)

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DAILY CHRONICLE VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS Kathy Hines, a U.S. Postal Service employee in Clare, Ill., processes a customer's order Aug. 23. The office is on a Postal Service list to be evaluated for possible closure as the agency continues to move toward bankruptcy.

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These handout images provided by the US Postal Service show forever stamps honoring Latin musical giants, from left, Tito Puente, Carmen Miranda and Celia Cruz. The stamps go on sale on Wednesday. (AP Photo/USPS)