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Closure of Augusta's mail processing center postponed

...a temporary reprieve Thursday from the U.S. Postal Service.The Augusta facility was not on a list of 140 mail processing centers across the nation that will be part of an initial phase of closures and consolidations starting this summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-05-17/closure-augustas-mail-pr
Augusta processing center closing could cause problems

...meeting about the closing of half of the country's mail processing centers, including the one in Augusta.Among those sharing...transportation networksand equipment to determine which mail processing centers should be closed or expanded."In the past couple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-12-14/augusta-processing-cente
Really? We can't make do?

...packages and prescription drugs). The move would save about $2 billion.The agency also plans to close 50 mail-processing centers to save another $2 billion.Well, the letter carriers have bitterly decried the five-day delivery plan, in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-04-01/really-we-cant-make-d
Public hearing will address closing of mail-processing plant

...which is expected to fall $14.1 billion in debt next year. The service has agreed to delay the closing of the mail processing centers and 3,700 local post offices until mid-May.The public hearing at 6 p.m. at the Kroc Center is the opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-14/public-hearing-will-address-
Opinion: Postman needs to think outside the mailbox

...Service announced plans Thursday to close 223 mail processing centers and eliminate 30,000 jobs. The cuts include...an opportunity for change. The closing of the mail processing centers may be the magic pill, although the job losses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-02-27/postman-needs-think-outsid
Postal Service plans major reductions for first-class mail

...finalized, would close roughly 250 of the nearly 500 mail processing centers across the country as early as March. Because...delivered in three days.The consolidation of mail processing centers is in addition to the planned closing of about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-12-05/postal-service-plans-major-reductio
Stamp price increase won't change Augusta mail processing center's fate

...has plans to close about half of its nearly 500 mail processing centers across the country, including the Augusta mail...employees out of work.The closing date of the mail processing centers and post offices has been delayed."We have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-01-24/stamp-price-increase-wont-cha
Small company comes to the rescue with sophisticated first-aid kits

...occupational health nurse administrator for the U.S. Postal Service. Postal officials began putting the kits in mail processing centers nationwide about two years ago. The instruction cards swayed Detective Dan Dede, who does medical training for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/03/tec_336460.shtml
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Study: Training to avoid back injuries worthless

...techniques, muscle strengthening exercises and good posture. The Boston team created a back school at two large mail processing centers. Therapists put on two three-hour training sessions for small groups of mail handlers, clerks and supervisors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/31/ent_212172.shtml
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