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POSTAL FACTS: March 4, 2015 (UPDATED)

What reporters and commentators are writing and saying about the Postal Service, and how NALC members and leaders are making their voices heard.


Times Record News, the leading news source for Wichita Falls, TX, ran an op-ed from NALC President Fredric Rolando, a response to an editorial the paper ran earlier. Rolando uses two Texans—former Gov. Rick Perry and former President George W. Bush—to help set the record straight. Times Record News is a seven-day-a-week daily that serves Wichita Falls, a county seat and a city of more than 100,000.

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NALC Director of City Delivery Brian Renfroe was quoted in a story in The Guardian about the Postal Service’s pursuit of a replacement for its aging fleet of long-life vehicles (LLVs).

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Renfroe was also mentioned in a story about the search for replacement LLVs in a story for Fox News.

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A column in Indiana’s South Bend Tribune gets just about everything right in its analysis of the problems the Postal Service is experiencing.

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Houma-Thibodaux-Lockport, LA Branch 2464 letter carrier Reed Ordoyne’s letter to the editor of Lafourche Parish’s The Daily Comet tells of the real dangers posed by dog bites.

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Bloomberg Businessweek ran a story about Boston, MA Branch 34 letter carrier (and military veteran) John Bachman delivering mail in the deep snow and icy temperatures of Hull, MA, a small town south of Boston.

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Beckley, WV Branch 2429 letter carrier Dane Snuffer was also the subject of a similar piece for southern West Virginia’s WVNS-TV.

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WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH, also put together a story about the importance of clearing snow away from paths to mailboxes.

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