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Alaskan Villages Suffer with Postage Rate Increase

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Alaskan Villages Suffer with Postage Rate Increase

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Alaskan Villages Suffer with Postage Rate Increase

Alaskan Villages Suffer with Postage Rate Increase

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A discounted mail program in Alaska ensures that basic supplies arrive regularly in villages that can't be reached by road. But a recent 13 percent increase in postage rates is having a substantial effect on life in Alaska's remote villages.

Annie Feidt of Alaska Public Radio Network reports.

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