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Struggling U.S. Postal Service Is Losing $25 Million a Day

Chief says Congress must take action

A congressional vote reversed the decision to cancel Saturday delivery.

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Post Office Returns Saturday Service Cuts Plan to Sender

Post Office puts plans to kill Saturday delivery on hiatus

The Post Office unveiled plans to end Saturday delivery which would have hurt small businesses…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Postal Service Makes Direct Mail Easier For Small Businesses

USPS Makes Direct Mail Easier for Small Businesses

Every Door Direct Mail lets owners bulk mail for cheap

New product helps owners mail to any neighborhood, zip code or city – without needing…

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New Postal Service Changes May Reduce Netflix Mail Costs

New Postal Service Changes May Reduce Netflix Mail Costs

Eliminating Saturday mail delivery could save Netflix millions of dollars in postage.

How the elimination of Saturday delivery would affect Netflix’s profitable DVD-by-Mail option

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Saturday mail delivery will stop, the USPS will announce Wednesday.

Penny-Pinching: U.S. Postal Service to Stop Saturday Delivery

Plan will save USPS $2 billion a year

Saturday mail delivery may soon be a thing of the past.

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How to Survive The 2013 US Postal Service Rate Changes

New postal rates do not have to cost you money.

Mail and shipping services play a vital role in small business. Here’s how to keep…

By C. Daniel Baker

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USPS Running Out of Money, Directed to Cut Costs

USPS may have no cash by October.

The agency lost almost $16 billion in the past year

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Since 1978, with the introduction of the Harriet Tubman stamp, the USPS has been honoring African Americans who have made vital contributions to the United States. The latest in the series is pioneering filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, who wrote, directed, produced, and distributed more than 40 movies during the first half of the 20th century. He thrived at a time when African-American filmmakers were rare, venues for their work were scarce, and support from the industry did not exist. The artwork is based on one of the few surviving photographs of Micheaux, a portrait that appeared in his 1913 novel, "The Conquest." BlackEnterprise.com takes a look at other African Americans who were imortalized on stamps. (Date issued: June 22, 2010)BlackEnterprise.com wants to know: Who do you think should be on the next Black Heritage stamp?The Black Heritage series has been one of the USPS's most popular ever created. When an early-2000 Internet rumor spread that the series was going to be canceled, the postal service was inundated with hundreds of protesting letters, postcards, and phone calls. Despite an official press release denying the rumor, it resurfaces every year.

PHOTO GALLERY: African Americans in Philatelic History

Despite rumors, the popular Black Heritage stamp series is here to stay. Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux is the latest addition.

Since 1978, with the introduction of the Harriet Tubman stamp, the USPS has been honoring…

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