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Postal Service will stop delivering mail on SaturdaysSubmitted: 02/06/2013
Story By The Associated Press

NATIONWIDE - Saturday mail delivery will soon be a thing of the past.

The Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail to homes and businesses on Saturdays, though the mail will still be delivered to post office boxes.

Post offices that are now open on Saturdays will remain open. And packages will still be delivered on Saturdays.

The move is aimed at saving about $2 billion a year.



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