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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...

2014-06-23 12:21:19

Easy-to-Use, Cost-Effective Direct Mail Service Ideal to Share Menus, Restaurant Promotions and Coupons HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For any restaurant or small business to succeed, they must identify, grow and retain a customer base. To help restaurant owners understand how to reach new customers, the U.S. Postal Service hosted a discussion with Underbelly's Chef Chris Shepherd, Restaurant Owner and 2014 James Beard Foundation Award Winner, today at the Texas Restaurant Association...

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....

2014-05-14 12:27:50

National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 18-24 WASHINGTON , May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a prelude to a news conference tomorrow to kick-off National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the U.S. Postal Service released its top 30 dog attack city rankings and offered tips to reduce dog attacks to letter carriers. Nationwide, 5,581 postal employees were attacked last year. Tomorrow's 10:30 a.m. ET, event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, will include letter carriers recounting...

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...

2014-03-16 20:20:06

Dynamic Routing, Zone Jumping, Commercial Pick & Pack, Dedicated Drop Units, Paperless Operations, and New Federal Fuel Regulations for Trucks NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Matheson Flight Extenders management team analyzes current issues and new developments to determine their impact and potential benefit for the transport industry and the U.S. Postal System. Here are some company perspectives on emerging trends. "There are several innovative...

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...

2014-02-05 08:36:04

Worldwide Experts to Discuss Future of Delivery at Fourth Annual PostalVision 2020 Conference, April 10-11, in Washington, D.C. Key sponsors include eBay, DHL, Accenture, Pitney Bowes WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is only one commercial American enterprise that includes every citizen and resident as a customer. It's the U.S. Postal Service. Yet given a declining need for letter delivery on the one hand and an increasing need for e-commerce driven parcel delivery on the...

2014-01-21 08:28:31

Actress Bella Thorne Joins the Fun And Talks About The Personal Touch of Handmade Valentines NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Love is in the air. The United States Postal Service today dedicated the Cut Paper Heart Forever Stamp, this year's limited-edition Love stamp. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65160-us-postal-service-limited-edition-cut-paper-heart-forever-stamp...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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