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45th Edition, Transcript

Posted in , DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Letter Carrier, Postal History, postal, post office, stamp, sustainability, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on February 16th, 2012

Click here for a transcript of YPP v.45.

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44th Edition

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, postal news, iPhone, postal, post office, stamp, pony express, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on January 23rd, 2012

Postmaster dashes through the snow

KendallKSPMBeckyGrusing.jpgWinter weather creates hurdles for mail delivery throughout the country, but dedicated USPS employees always find a way. That includes postmasters, as this month's edition of Your Postal Podcast details.

You'll also hear details about the diverse subjects being featured on this year's U.S. postage stamps. The program concludes with its usual roundup of the latest Postal Service news.

For a transcript of the latest edition, please click here.

Please click here to share comments or ideas for future podcast stories. And don't forget to check out YourPostalBlog.com for more frequent news updates. Thanks for listening!

Photo: Kendall, KS, Postmaster Becky Grusing and her trusted steed, Macho.




44th Edition, Transcript

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, postal news, iPhone, postal, stamp, pony express, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on January 23rd, 2012

Click here for a transcript of YPP v.44.

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41st Edition

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Postal History, postal news, oprah, postal, post office, stamp, postmaster, lady gaga by yourpostalpodcast on October 24th, 2011

A Post Office exhibits Paranormal activity

BrianLanceBestLowRes.jpgWe've all heard of haunted houses -- some people even seek them out, looking for hints of the paranormal. But a haunted Post Office?

In this month's edition you'll hear about a Southern California Post Office that many believe is tended to by a friendly ghost.

You'll also hear some Arizona customers' opinions about who should be the first living person to be honored on a stamp. As usual, a brief look at postal news headlines concludes the show.

For a transcript of the latest program, please click here.

Click here to share your comments or ideas for future podcasts. And don't forget, there's more postal news at YourPostalBlog.com.

Thanks for listening!

Photo: A spooky place: San Pedro Post Office employees Brian Bundy, left, and Lance McCall stand along one of the hallways in the facility's basement.




37th Edition

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, postal news, postal, post office, stamp, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on June 23rd, 2011

Celebrating 75 million flat tubs and a golden anniversary

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Two postal milestones are celebrated in this month's podcast. The first story marks the completion of the 75-millionth flat tub made for the Postal Service at a Minnesota factory. You'll also hear an Iowa Postmaster reminisce about the changes she's experienced during 50 years on the job. As always the show concludes with a roundup of recent postal headlines.

For a transcript of this podcast, please click here.

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37th Edition, Transcript

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, postal news, postal, post office, stamp, postmaster by yourpostalpodcast on June 23rd, 2011

Click here for the transcript to Your Postal Podcast v. 37

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36th Edition

Posted in DefaultTag, Food drive, USPS, Postal Service, Letter Carrier, postal news, semipostal, postal, post office, stamp by yourpostalpodcast on May 19th, 2011

A simple plan for small business mailing

Making direct mail marketing simpler than ever for small business owners is the focus of this month's podcast.

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Listen to discover how new businesses are using the new "Every Door Direct Mail" program to target inexpensive mailings to specific delivery routes, without the need of a permit or address list.

Also on this month's program: A recap of the 19th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive, as well as a summary of recent postal headlines

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Photo top: Mark Weingartz, owner of Dan's Barber Shop and Mankato, MN, Letter Carrier Kim Roy take a peek at Belle Mar Center's Every Door Direct Mailing.

Photo bottom: Employees at the Blue Valley Branch of thhe Shawnee Mission, KS, Post Office gather to help "Stamp Out Hunger."

For a transcript of this podcast, please click here.

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36th Edition, Transcript

Posted in DefaultTag, Food drive, USPS, Postal Service, postal news, semipostal, postal, post office, stamp by yourpostalpodcast on May 19th, 2011

Click here for the transcript to Your Postal Podcast v. 36

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35th Edition

Posted in , , DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Stamps, postal news, postal, post office, stamp, recycling by yourpostalpodcast on April 21st, 2011

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"Going Green" is the focus of this month's edition of Your Postal Podcast. In recognition of the newly-released "Go Green" postage stamps, listen to find out how the Postal Service is doing business in an environmentally-friendly way.

Also in this month's program, take a drive down memory lane as we recall some of the many vehicles USPS employees have used to deliver the mail.

For a transcript of the latest podcast, please click here.

Please click here to share your comments and ideas for future editions, and thanks for listening. For more postal news, go to yourpostalblog.com.




34th Edition

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, postal news, postal, post office, stamp, rural carrier, pony express by yourpostalpodcast on March 11th, 2011

Tumblin' tumbleweeds, hashknife, and the winds of change

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What can tumbling tumbleweeds do that wind, nor rain nor heat can't? Listen to this month's edition of Your Postal Podcast to find out. This month's podcast also follows a posse of Pony Express riders on a mission to deliver the mail, and you'll hear the latest news on changes on the horizon for the U.S. Postal Service.

For a transcript of this month's podcast, please click here.

Comments, questions and story ideas for the podcast are always appreciated -- click here to share yours, and thank you for listening. For more postal news, go to yourpostalblog.com.

Photo left: Chino Valley, AZ, Postmaster David Hyslip stands in front of a mountain of tumbleweeds.

Photo right: Hashknife Pony Express Sheriff's Posse arrives in Scottsdale, AZ.





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