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Franken blasts USPS decision to halt Saturday mail service, blames House for inaction

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WASHINGTON – One of the most outspoken advocates for rural mail delivery said the U.S. Postal Service’s decision to halt Saturday delivery is a disservice to Minnesotans.

“I’m extremely disappointed that the Postal Service will be discontinuing Saturday delivery,” U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., said in a statement issued Wednesday.

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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and swagner@gfherald.com. Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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