SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 05: US Postal Service letter carrier Juan Padilla puts letters into a mailbox as he walks his delivery route on December 5, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The US ... more 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 05: US Postal Service letter carrier Juan Padilla puts letters into a mailbox as he walks his delivery route on December 5, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The US Postal Service announced today that they are considering a plan to eliminate the first class next-day delivery for stamped letters as well as closing half of its 487 mail processing plants across the country in an effort to cut costs and avoid bankruptcy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) less 
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