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She had about this the US postal office is set to announce a major overhaul.
In how you get your mail as the busy holiday season approaches we're now learning that the post -- this will be making some big changes folks why.
Because it's broke.
The changes will include ending Saturday deliveries and closing more than 250.
Facilities it is all aimed at saving up to three billion dollars in helping our capital post office to survive president -- -- -- is live on this and Arlington Virginia said Doug what effect is -- -- gonna start before Christmas.
No and that's that's the one good piece of news in in a sea of bad news for the Postal Service most of the changes will not be taking effect until the month.
A Marceau Christmas and -- holiday deliveries are gonna be unaffected.
But because the Postal Service is absolutely hemorrhaging money it had to impose these changes we're talking about three billion dollars in savings most of that coming from the closure.
Of 250 of the approximately 500 mail sorting facilities across the country.
You know what that means for people who use the Postal Service the practical effects of this there'll be no guarantee of overnight delivery for first class mail anymore.
Even if it's to a nearby addressed a standard of one to three days for first class postage is now extended to two to three days.
51% of first class mail is expected to arrive in two days the remainder in three days Martha what this means is that that things that are mailed in -- like paychecks like prescription.
Birthday message from -- Is it -- be perhaps a day longer than it would usually takes so plan ahead Martha.
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