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Postal Service faces shaky future

...as it struggles to cope with rising costs and changes in the way people communicate. In 1993, Postmaster General Marvin Runyon drew criticism for suggesting mail delivery might be cut to four days a week. That was a bombshell then, but it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/07/bus_134972.shtml
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New Postal ripoff

...even though some Commission members said they doubted the increase was necessary. Then why approve it? Postmaster Marvin Runyon says the hike is necessary to fund technology investments and to improve customer service. That's a good goal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/14/op_228152.shtml
Opinion columns
Pathfinder stamp planned

...space program, it is fitting that the Pathfinder mission be honored on a U.S. postage stamp," Postmaster General Marvin Runyon said. The $3-stamp will be issued Dec. 10 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. It depicts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/13/tec_217452.shtml
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Public granted chance to choose stamps

...planned for the people and events of each decade of the 20th century. What makes the program unique, Postmaster General Marvin Runyon said, is that "for the first time, the public will play a major role in determining the stamp subjects that will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/07/biz_218669.shtml
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Additional business news

...Ill. Mr. Winters, of Austin, was elected at the nine-member board's monthly meeting. Postmaster General Marvin Runyon provided more financial good news for the board, reporting that for the year to date, which began in September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/07/biz_220171.shtml
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Mail money manager credits profits to new postal attitude

...results were horrible," he recalled. As a result, the postal service board, urged along by Postmaster General Marvin Runyon, decided that year to get aggressive to turn things around. The agency instituted a short-term incentive system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/27/biz_219656.shtml
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Post office proposes stamp price increase

...increase in prices, less that one-third of the inflation rate since the current price took effect, Postmaster General Marvin Runyon said. And, overall, the package of increases boosts postal prices about 4.5 percent, he said. The decision to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/02/biz_210739.shtml
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Letters writing a delicacy of U.S. Postal Service

Dear Postmaster General Marvin Runyon: As I write this letter, I'm still pondering your United States Postal Service Web pages. What a strange site to behold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/08/tec_217238.shtml
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Price hike: a lot of gall

U.S. Postmaster General Marvin Runyon and the Postal Service Board of Governors have a lot of nerve. They want the basic first-class stamp price upped a penny to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/06/edi_210935.shtml
Editorials
Post office unveils first electronic stamps

WASHINGTON -- No more licking and sticking, just clicking, for some folks, Postmaster General Marvin Runyon proclaimed Tuesday, unveiling the first electronic stamps. The e-stamps were approved for testing and, if all goes well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/01/tec_225285.shtml
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