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Basic first class mail spared from postal rate hikes

Postal rates will go up in April, but the cost of sending the basic letter will remain the same.

The Postal Service said Thursday that most rates will go up April 17 under a formula that allows the agency to increase prices within the rate of inflation. Get the full story »

All first-class postage to be ‘forever’ stamps

Beginning in January, all new postage stamps good for 1 ounce of first-class mail will be marked as “forever.”

The U.S. Postal Service is doing away with issuing first-class stamps with denominations. Get the full story »