U.S. Postal Service
Postal Service is expected to lose a record $14.1 billion this year as increased Internet use reduces mail volume.
Missouri Senator thinks six-day-a-week service can be maintained and rural post offices saved.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says his state is losing too much in the budget-cutting measure.
The announcement of possible closures comes as the Postal Service faces a $8 billion deficit.
The plan would eliminate 120,000 jobs through 2015, but still needs congressional approval.
Post office ponders closing 1 in 10 retail outlets.
W.R. O’Riley, now a 67-year-old agent with Jackson Insurance in Maryville, mailed the card on Oct. 7, 1961, to his recently graduated Maryville High School classmate Richard McGinniss.
U.S. Postal Inspector Dan Taylor says the mail fell out of the back of a truck that was taking the items to Memphis.