Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington. The U.S. Postal Service will stop Saturday mail delivery beginning in August, but will still offer parcel delivery six days a week in a plan aimed at saving approximately $2 billion annually.
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Letter carrier Kevin Pownall gathers mail from the back of his truck in Philadelphia. The Postal Service has announced that Saturday mail delivery will stop in August.
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Letter carrier Felipe Raymundo moves a cart of mail to his truck to begin delivery at a post office in Seattle.
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A customer sends his mail at a U.S. Post Office in San Jose, Calif.
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U. S. Post Office letter carrier Tim Bell delivers the mail during a snow storm in Havertown, Pa.
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Gano Whetstone and letter carrier Carla Mickael, both of Des Moines, Iowa, react during a rally outside the Capitol Square Post Office.
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Dennis Wolf-Keith of Des Moines, Iowa, holds a sign during a rally outside the Capitol Square Post Office.
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Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Postal Service headquarters in Washington.