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2011-04-15 09:00:00

OTTAWA, April 15 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canada-post/canada-post-unveils-two-royal-wedding-stamps /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE Canada Post

2011-04-14 10:30:00

Social Awareness Stamps Encourage Conservation WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recognized sustainability leader and innovator, the U.S. Postal Service continued a 50-year tradition today with the issuance of its latest social awareness stamp: Go Green. The sheet of Forever stamps features 16 actions anyone can take to make a positive impact on the environment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/DC83102) The stamps and philatelic products can be...

2011-03-16 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five legendary musicians and performers of the Latin sound whose contributions have had a lasting impact on American music -- Selena, Carlos Gardel, Carmen Miranda, Tito Puente, and Celia Cruz -- today were honored on U.S. commemorative Forever stamps. The stamps go on sale nationwide at Post Offices and online at usps.com/shop today. "From this day forward, these colorful, vibrant images of our Latin music legends will travel on...

2011-01-22 10:30:00

MORROW, Ga., Jan. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service today issued the first of its "all-Forever" First-Class Mail commemorative stamps in recognition of the upcoming Lunar New Year celebration. "Today's event is important, not only because it's our first stamp dedication ceremony of the new year, but also because it gives me the chance to reinforce one of the Postal Service's top priorities, and that is to improve our customers' experience doing business with us,"...

2010-12-09 10:45:00

Forever Stamps are Now Available on Coils WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business mailers across the nation will receive a special holiday gift from the U.S. Postal Service this season with the issuance of two, new, First-Class Mail Forever stamps on coils. The new stamps feature photographs of world-recognized symbols of the United States: the Statue of Liberty and the American flag. The Lady Liberty and U.S. Flag Forever Stamp coils are now on sale at select Post...

2010-10-21 08:02:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service starts delivering the 2010 holiday season today by issuing four, new Forever stamps and a single stamp featuring a musical angel at the American Stamp Dealers Association Mega Stamp Show in New York City. "With these wonderful new stamps in hand, you will be ready for the upcoming holidays -- and we'll be ready to deliver your messages of peace and joy across America," said Maura Robinson, Postal Service vice president,...

2010-09-14 11:17:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Julia de Burgos, one of Puerto Rico's most celebrated poets, was recognized by the Postal Service today on a 44-cent stamp at the Teatro Tapia, one of the oldest drama stage buildings in the U.S. An award-winning writer and journalist, Julia de Burgos takes her place among honorees in the Postal Service's Literary Arts series and with 75 other Hispanic-themed stamps. (Photo:...

2010-09-01 10:00:00

Educational Stamp Pane Highlights 24 Species HAWAII NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The beauty of Hawaii's rare plants and animals will grace letters and packages traveling across the nation now that the Postal Service issued the Nature of America: Hawaiian Rain Forest stamp pane and stamped postal cards today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/DC57306) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100901/DC57306) Featuring a Hawaiian...

2010-08-16 10:48:00

Tarmac Strandings Down Dramatically from a Year Ago, Threats of Mass Cancellations a Red Herring NAPA, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org today pointed to the latest official Department of Transportation data to refute claims by airlines that the 3 Hour Rule is causing cancellations and not helping passengers. While the new consumer protections have only been in place since April, it is clear that these rules are working as intended, to protect passengers....

2010-08-12 09:42:00

Winslow Homer Joins Coveted American Treasures Series RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Considered one of the greatest American painters of the 19th century, Winslow Homer is being honored today on a U.S. commemorative postage stamp. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100812/DC49526) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100812/DC49526) The new 44-cent stamp was dedicated here at the American Philatelic Society StampShow 2010, the largest annual postage...


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  • A bat.
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