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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Feb 7, 2013
Snowfall in Hope, RI
Susan Greenhalgh

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No more Saturday mail: Rhode Islanders react

Feb 6, 2013
Photo by: John Bender / RIPR

(PROVIDENCE, RI)  The U.S. Postal Service plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays, starting in August.  The postal service expects to save approximately $2 billion dollars as a result.  The decision is part of the organization’s efforts to cut costs.

However, the reduction in delivery days is leaving some Rhode Islanders, such as Ginger Lawton of Cranston, worried.