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Imagine A Saturday Without Mail

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The old Hacker Valley Post Office building. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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The Loss Of Its Post Office Changes W.Va. Town

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Robyn Hales, a resident of East Cleveland, Ohio, and daughter of a mail carrier, was a vocal protester against the post office cutbacks. Bridget Caswell for NPR hide caption

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Post Office Cuts Cause Economic, Emotional Blow

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When You Care Enough To Send ... An E-Card

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Its unofficial motto may be that "neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night" will stop mail deliveries, but the digital age has been challenging for the Postal Service as people e-mail, text and fax to communicate. Kelly Etzel/AP/Cedar Rapids Gazette hide caption

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