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2014-08-08 12:20:56

Stamp Available Today Online and at Post Offices Nationwide SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today added legendary singer Janis Joplin to its Music Icons Forever Stamp series during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140808/134742 "Today we salute an American original, Janis Joplin," said Megan Brennan, chief operating officer and executive vice president. "I am honored...

2014-07-09 23:06:08

One of the nation’s top direct mail and printing service companies has decreased the minimum amount it requires for printing services. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Representatives with iti Direct Mail (http://letterprinting.net) announced today that its minimum for letter printing has dropped to only 50 pieces. “We've dropped our minimum to 50 pieces to accommodate our smaller clients,” said Alan Barseghian, marketing director of iti Direct Mail, whose specialty product is...

2014-06-06 16:20:30

YORK, Pa., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Click this link to download a high-res image of the stamps: 0-0_USPS14STA005a.jpg Today, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates the fast, powerful vehicles thrill-seeking enthusiasts have been modifying for nearly a century by dedicating the limited-edition Hot Rods Forever Stamps. The stamps depict two 1932 Ford "Deuce" roadsters -- a black '32 Ford with orange flames running down the car's body -- and a red '32 Ford....

2014-05-29 08:20:30

POINTE-AU-PÈRE and RIMOUSKI, QC, May 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Post today issued two stamps to mark the centennial of the sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland on May 29, 1914, in the St. Lawrence River, near Rimouski, Quebec. The tragedy recorded the highest death toll for a peacetime Canadian maritime accident with 1,012 of the 1,477 passengers and crew losing their lives when the Empress collided with a Norwegian collier, the SS Storstad. The Empress of Ireland was a Canadian...

2014-05-22 12:21:49

Segment's Parcels business continues healthy growth as Domestic Parcel volumes rise 4.9 per cent OTTAWA, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canada Post segment reported a loss before tax of $27 million for the first quarter of 2014 as Transaction Mail volumes declined by 6.9 per cent and as Domestic Parcel volumes grew by 4.9 per cent. Together, the decline in bills and statements being mailed and the growth driven by online shopping reflect Canadians' continuing shift in the use of postal...

2014-05-05 12:21:35

Stamps Available Today Online and at Post Offices Nationwide SARASOTA, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, Children Of All Ages... step right up and share the magic of the circus as the U.S. Postal Service today issues the new, limited-edition Vintage Circus Posters Forever stamps. With the help of a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ringmaster and clowns, the new stamps were unveiled during an interactive stamp dedication ceremony held at The John...

2014-04-23 08:22:15

OTTAWA, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Red is for love, pink for gratitude and white for purity. After one of the coldest, longest winters in recent memory, Canada Post celebrates the warmer weather and the symbolic rose with the annual issue of the floral stamp series. One of Canada Post's most popular series, these springtime stamp issues are prized by brides-to-be and gardening enthusiasts. The two Permanent(TM) rate stamps each feature a spectacular rose: one has the velvety red hybrid...

2014-03-19 12:21:31

Increase is part of the overall plan to preserve postal service for Canadians OTTAWA, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - As announced in December, Canada Post is introducing a new tiered pricing structure for domestic and international letters. The regulatory process has concluded and documents will soon be published in the Canada Gazette Part II. On March 31, the price of Permanent (or "P") stamps bought in booklets, coils and panes will be $0.85 per stamp, up from $0.63 today. "P" stamps are valid on...

2014-03-13 16:21:18

HONOLULU, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today honored the tranquil shrine that pays tribute to the 1,177 sailors aboard the USS Arizona who lost their lives Dec. 7, 1941, with the dedication of a Priority Mail Express $19.99 stamp. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/DC83043 "Today, nearly 100 years to the day that the Navy laid the keel to begin construction of the Arizona, we gather to pay tribute to its final resting spot," said U.S. Postal...

2014-03-13 08:25:41

Rocking the Music Icons Stamp Series With a Tribute Concert AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service will take center stage on the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Butler Park with the dedication of the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/CG81399 Widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Hendrix displayed an innovative style that embraced the influences of rock, R&B, modern jazz and...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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