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VIDEO: Holiday Boost for USPS

December 08, 2011 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

Post offices around Minnesota are feeling the crunch. The Internet and telecommunications dominance has caused an inevitable ten-year decline in mail usage.  

The US Postal Service recently announced a major change in service, and over one hundred post offices around the state are under review for possible closure, many in rural areas. But the USPS and other mail services are adapting to consumer trends: selling printable stamps online, at local shopping centers, even offering pick-up services to stay viable.


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  • Nora Ferrell says:

    December 8, 2011 at 9:43 am

    Interesting video. I wondered recently how the post office was doing given the holiday. Thanks for sharing!