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Proposed USPS closures should have little impact locally

First-class U.S. mail could slow even more by next spring under plans by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service to eliminate more than 250 processing centers. Nearly 30,000 workers would be laid off, too, as the post office struggles to respond to a shift to online communication and bill payments.
In Kansas, the facilities “slated for closure” include Colby, Dodge City, Hays, Hutchinson, Liberal, Salina and Topeka. This is still subject to hearings and reviews, but these are the places the Postal Service intends to close.
This would mean most of the state’s mail would be processed ...

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