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Postal Service Posts Double Digit Increase Over The Holidays

Over the holidays, the U.S. Postal Service really delivered. The USPS is reporting that for the month of December they delivered 524 million packages, an 18-percent increase over December 2013.

01/06/2015

Portrait Of Happy Santa Claus With Hands On Stomach

A Look At S. Fla Kids’ Letters To Santa

Every year, children from around the world write letters to Santa listing items they would like to open Christmas morning.

12/24/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 16: A tray of mails are seen at the United States Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center on December 16, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Monday Is The Busiest Mailing Day Of The Year

Are your holiday cards sign, sealed but not yet delivered? You’re not the only one. In fact, if you plan on sending a card or package Monday, you are one in several million.

12/15/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 16: A tray of mails are seen at the United States Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center on December 16, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

One-Week Until Post Office’s Busiest Day Of The Year

Once you’ve finished putting stamps on the holiday cards, and taping gift boxes shut—it’s up to the United States Post Office to deliver.

12/08/2014

August 15, 2014:  A postal worker was injured during a nearby lightning strike.  (Source: FLFR)

Postal Service Worker Burned During Lighting Strike

Lightning struck a near a U.S. postal service worker’s truck and sent a charge of electricity through it Friday.

08/15/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 16: A tray of mails are seen at the United States Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center on December 16, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

An Easier Way To Get Rid Of Junk Mail

If you hate getting junk mail, you’re not alone, and now there’s something you can do about it.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

Empty crates sit next to a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail box in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. The U.S. Postal Service said its net loss last year widened to $15.9 billion, more than the $15 billion it had projected, as mail volume continued to drop, falling 5 percent. (Photo: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Snail Mail Will Cost You More In The New Year

Sending greeting cards, rent checks, and birthday cards will cost you a little more in the New Year—which is right around the corner.

12/26/2013

Loads of mail gets checked by Customs and Border Protection International Mail Facility  (Source: CBS4)

Snail Mail Smugglers Send Some Pretty Odd Things

With South Florida being a big culture melting pot, mail is always being sent out and received from other countries every day. However, some of the mail that comes in from those other countries isn’t typical postcards or packages.

CBS Miami–08/19/2013

A woman was treated after finding a substance in one of her mail letters (CBS4)

Miramar Woman Treated After Finding Unknown Substance In Letter

Excitement in a Miramar housing development Friday evening as fire trucks and police cars lined the streets.

CBS4–07/05/2013

Empty crates sit next to a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail box in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. The U.S. Postal Service said its net loss last year widened to $15.9 billion, more than the $15 billion it had projected, as mail volume continued to drop, falling 5 percent. (Photo: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Congress Forces Postal Service To Continue Saturday Mail

Congress passed legislation Thursday requiring the U.S. Postal Service to have six-day delivery.

CBS4–03/22/2013

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