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Postal Service raising rates after massive losses

WASHINGTON — Battered by massive losses, the Postal Service wants to raise rates to bring in more money. Postal officials scheduled a briefing today to discuss the amount of the increase, which will go to the independent Postal Regulatory Commission for review. The boost comes as no surprise. Postmaster General John Potter said March 2 that a rate increase would ...

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Lighthouse graces new stamp

BILOXI — The Biloxi Lighthouse is being featured on a U.S. stamp as part of the Gulf Coast Lighthouses series now available. The 44-cent first-class stamp is available in sheets of 20. The Biloxi Lighthouse is featured as one of five lighthouses that withstood devastating hurricanes. Other lighthouses included are located at Matagorda Island, Texas; Sabine Pass, La.; Sand Island, ...

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