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No more Saturday mail? Q&A on postal cuts

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The United States Postal Service said it will no longer be delivering mail on Saturdays Beginning August 1. The cuts are said to save billions of dollars.

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Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters on Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013, in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week.

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We could soon be seeing the end of Saturday mail delivery. The way the Postal Service describes it, the move allows the service to change with the times in hopes of eventually operating in the black. "Our financial condition is urgent," Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe declared Wednesday. Here are some questions and answers about the Postal Service plan.
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    • The United States Postal Service said it will no longer be delivering mail on Saturdays Beginning August 1. The cuts are said to save billions of dollars.
    •  Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe speaks during a news conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters on Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013, in Washington. The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week.
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