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Postal prices go up

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service’s price hikes, including an increase in the price of a First-Class Mail single-piece letter from 46 cents to 49 cents, went into effect as of this week. The proposed changes are intended to generate $2 billion in incremental annual revenue for the Postal Service.
Highlights of the new single-piece First-Class Mail pricing include:
• Letters (1 oz.) — 3-cent increase to 49 cents
• Letters additional ounces —  1-cent increase to 21 cents
• Letters to all international destinations (1 oz.) — $1.15
• Postcards — 1-cent increase to 34 cents
Stamp prices have stayed consistent with the average annual ...

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