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TODAY’S TOPICS: Nov. 24, 2014

What's not to love? USPS is enjoying its highest approval ratings among Americans, especially younger ones, according to a recent Gallup poll. (Time)

Dismayed by delays: Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA), the ranking member of the House committee with USPS oversight, said during last Wednesday’s hearing about the Postal Service data breach that the agency should have told workers immediately after learning about the hack. (The Washington Post)

Joining the team: An Arizona-based delivery company is becoming the first regional firm to use letter carriers to deliver packages. (The Wall Street Journal)

Searching for a killer: Authorities have been passing out fliers in a suburban Washington, DC, community in ramped-up effort to find out who killed letter carrier Tyson Barnette one year ago as he delivered the mail on his route. (WTOP-FM)

We know food drives: Letter carriers in Albuquerque and in Santa Barbara, CA, helped collect food this past weekend to support their local food banks. (KOB-TV)