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Local Media Outlets Look to USPS to Deliver News

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The postman's motto may have to be modified: "Neither snow nor rain nor gloomy news..."

As paper deliverers leave in droves for more lucrative work, beleaguered local newspapers across the country are increasingly turning to a service already making daily door-to-door deliveries: the US Postal Service. It's just the latest cost-cutting trend in local media, according to a Wall Street Journal report this weekend. The latest trend, that is, for newspapers that actually still print their products.

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