April 11, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 85

Postal Service to continue Saturday mail delivery

News came Wednesday that the U.S. Postal Service has decided to continue Saturday mail delivery. This was good news indeed.

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The Postal Service had floated a plan in February to suspend most deliveries on Saturdays beginning in August in order to deal with a budget shortfall. The outcry against such a move came from several circles.

“This is good news for rural communities, businesses, seniors, veterans and others who depend on consistent and timely delivery of the mail,” said U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

The newspaper and other publishing industries also joined the opposition to such...