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Franken Expresses Importance Of Rural Post Offices

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 6:01 am

In his conference call on the importance of rural post offices, Sen. Al Franken made the case that communities without reliable, fast postal service would have a harder time attracting businesses because so many rural businesses rely on shipping.

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The U.S. Postal Service has proposed closing 117 Minnesota post offices as well as mail–processing facilities in Duluth, Bemidji, Mankato, Rochester, and Waite Park.

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