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U.S. Postal Service to deliver on Sunday because of snow

February 23, 2013

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Snow has not totally stopped the U.S. mail, but it is forcing carriers into an unusual situation: Sunday deliveries.

Stuck between a backlog of mail caused by Thursday’s storm and an expected 10 to 12 inches of snow on Monday, the U.S. Postal Service will be making deliveries today in the Kansas City area, including in Lawrence and Leavenworth.

The press release stated that today was the best day for carriers to take advantage of clear streets.

The postal service asked that to help keep carriers safe customers “clear as much snow as possible from walkways, steps, porches and from around rural-type and cluster mailboxes.”

Comments

Jamea CallsHim 1 year, 1 month ago

They were ONLY delivering packages yesterday. And they only had two people work yesterday. That is why NO ONE had mail delivered on Sunday. Ljworld was not specific about it but Fox 4 and KCTV5 were. I know this for a fact because my husband was one of the two who worked yesterday.

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bearded_gnome 1 year, 1 month ago

got no mail thursday.

mail arrived friday and saturday.

none today.

I guess north lawrence was left out of this histori sunday mail delivery.

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no mail for gnomedog, Mrs. Gnome or gnome.

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valgrlku 1 year, 1 month ago

Haven't had mail since Tuesday. I suppose it will get here, when it gets here. :-)

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jhawk1998 1 year, 1 month ago

this is funny. rural carriers elsewhere in kansas delivered thurs and fri. what makes lawrence so special?

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melott 1 year, 1 month ago

none here either. this would be a good topic to ask about and print the "reply"

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ljreader 1 year, 1 month ago

Put a letter out early with flag up. Shoveled snow around the box- no mailman. Sidewalks on entire street cleared- nada.

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P76 1 year, 1 month ago

Mail on Sunday. Good one. What's the punch line?

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George_Braziller 1 year, 1 month ago

Never saw a carrier on my route today or even a truck in the neighborhood.

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