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Here's why the US Postal Service has been in massive debt for years

USATODAY.com Friday, 21 August 2020
The U.S. Postal Service is facing record demand because of COVID-19 and the upcoming election. Does it have the funds to rise to the occasion?
 
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On August 17, TikTok account famous_neighbors shared a clip of two neighbors making their way to a local post office and purchasing a set of stamps.The video, which has since received nearly 388,000 views, is set to “Boss B*tch” by Doja Cat and is intended to motivate viewers to do the same.the...

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