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2010-03-02 14:17:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The president of the 300,000-member National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) today opposed the proposal by Postmaster General John E. Potter to eliminate Saturday delivery to American homes and businesses, and urged Congress instead to take steps that would provide "financial breathing room" while a better plan can be developed. NALC President Fredric V. Rolando, in this city for the mid-winter meeting of the AFL-CIO Executive...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.