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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 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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