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Sun Science Stamps Highlight a Decade of NASA Sun-Watching from Space

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – To start off the summer, the U.S. Postal Service issued a set of stamps highlighting views of the Sun from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Showcasing a range of solar activity seen by the spacecraft, the stamps celebrate a decade of Sun-watching for this workhorse mission. The Sun Science stamps were issued by the U.S. Postal Service during a ceremony at the Greenbelt Main Post Office in Maryland on June 18th.

The U.S. Postal Service issued a set of stamps highlighting views of the Sun from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory on June 18th, 2021. (U.S. Postal Service)

The U.S. Postal Service issued a set of stamps highlighting views of the Sun from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory on June 18th, 2021. (U.S. Postal Service)

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BBB says United Address Change website misleads movers

 

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – May is national moving month, and at the top of everyone’s moving checklist is changing their address.

If you are planning a move, watch out for this website. Consumers report that United Address Change‘s website misled them into thinking they were submitting address changes with the United States Postal Service.

Instead, the site made unapproved charges to their credit cards.  
 
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According to Better Business Bureau of North Central TexasUnited Address Change as an “F” for failure to respond to complaints. BBB has processed 96 complaints, and the company did not respond to 29 of those.

Better Business Bureau warns consumers of change of address website scam.

Better Business Bureau warns consumers of change of address website scam.

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U.S. Postal Service to Issue NASA Sun Science Forever Stamps

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – NASA’s images of the Sun’s dynamic and ­­­dazzling beauty have captivated the attention of millions. In 2021, the U.S. Postal Service is showcasing the Sun’s many faces with a series of Sun Science forever stamps that show images of solar activity captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO.

“I have been a stamp collector all my life and I can’t wait to see NASA science highlighted in this way,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) in Washington. 

The United States Post office announced on Jan. 15, 2021, that they would be releasing a series of stamps highlighting images of the Sun captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. (NASA/SDO/USPS)

The United States Post office announced on Jan. 15, 2021, that they would be releasing a series of stamps highlighting images of the Sun captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. (NASA/SDO/USPS)

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How United States is Developing a COVID-19 Vaccine at ‘Warp Speed’

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Thanks to Operation Warp Speed, “the entire process for delivering a safe and effective vaccine—to be assessed by FDA’s apolitical scientific experts just as any other vaccine would be—is underway and on track,” HHS Secretary Alex Azar writes in USA Today.
 
“We are immensely encouraged by the progress so far, and hope to celebrate the successful delivery of a safe and effective vaccine in large quantities in the months to come.”

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U.S. Postal Service Launches New Election Mail Website

 

Site Provides Information for Election Officials, Voters Choosing to Use U.S. Mail to Vote

U.S. Postal ServiceWashington, D.C. – As part of its ongoing effort to ensure that voters and election officials have the information they need to successfully use the U.S. Mail to vote in the November general elections, the U.S. Postal Service has launched a new Election Mail website.

The website, which provides clear and concise information about voting by mail, is available 24/7 by going to: usps.com/votinginfo.

Mail processing on a DBCS.

Mail processing on a DBCS.

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United States Postal Service Statement on Passage of HR 8015

 

U.S. Postal ServiceWashington, D.C. – “The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) greatly appreciates the efforts of the U.S. House of Representatives to assist us.

We look forward to continuing to work with Congress on more meaningful reform that will ensure our long-term health, and we remain a vital part of our nation’s critical infrastructure.

U.S. Postal Service Delivery Vehicle. (USPS)

U.S. Postal Service Delivery Vehicle. (USPS)

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U.S. Postal Service Produces New Forever Stamps

 

U.S. Postal ServiceWashington, D.C.The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has released its newest Forever stamps, honoring the wholesome beauty of American produce, captured in still lifes. The Fruits & Vegetables stamps were dedicated in a virtual ceremony and are now being sold at Post Office locations nationwide and online at usps.com/fruits&vegetables.

“These Forever stamps will add elegance to any correspondence,” said dedicating official Isaac Cronkhite, USPS chief human resources officer and executive vice president. “The artwork is beautiful and there is a nice variety of fruits and vegetables featured on the stamps, including some of my favorites, like strawberries and heirloom tomatoes.”

Savor the Flavor with new USPS stamps

Savor the Flavor with new USPS stamps

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Representative Mark Green Blasts Nancy Pelosi for Attempting to Ram Through Radical Socialist Agenda with Coronavirus Aid Package

 

U.S. house of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – Today, Tuesday, March 24th, 2020, Representative Mark Green blasted Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) for using the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis as an excuse to ram a radical leftist agenda through Congress by tying it to much-needed aid for American families and small businesses.

Representative Green said, “Pelosi and the House Democrats are shamelessly abusing this crisis to remake America in the image of their socialist agenda, knowing full well they failed with impeachment to stifle the voice of the American people.”

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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Put A Leash On Dog Bites In Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – As the dog days of summer approach, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) and the United States Postal Service remind Tennessee homeowners that leash laws can be a homeowner’s best friend when it comes to preventing costly dog bite insurance claims this year.

For 2016, the Insurance Information Institute and State Farm estimate that dog bites in Tennessee topped more than 300 claims with $9.4 million paid out. Nationwide, dog bites and other dog-related injuries accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners liability claim dollars paid out in 2016, costing in excess of $600 million.

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) reminds Tennesseans to follow leash laws.

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) reminds Tennesseans to follow leash laws.

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NASA Planetary Discoveries honored by U.S. Postal Service with 2016 Commemorative Stamps

 

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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Postal Service has previewed the New Year’s series of stamps highlighting NASA’s Planetary Science program, including a do-over of a famous Pluto stamp commemorating the NASA New Horizons’ historic 2015 flyby.

The Postal Service on Wednesday released a preview of its new 2016 stamps, which include an image of Pluto and the New Horizons spacecraft, eight new colorful Forever stamps of NASA images of solar system planets, a Global Forever stamp dedicated to Earth’s moon as well as another postal treat for space fans: a tribute to 50 years of Star Trek.

Pluto Explored! In 2006, NASA placed a 29-cent 1991 ‘Pluto: Not Yet Explored’ stamp in the New Horizons spacecraft. In 2015 the spacecraft carried the stamp on its history-making mission to Pluto and beyond. With this stamp, the Postal Service recognizes the first reconnaissance of Pluto in 2015 by NASA’s New Horizon mission. The souvenir sheet of four stamps contains two new stamps appearing twice. The first stamp shows an artists’ rendering of the New Horizons spacecraft and the second shows the spacecraft’s enhanced color image of Pluto taken near closest approach. (USPS/Antonio Alcalá © 2016 USPS)

Pluto Explored! In 2006, NASA placed a 29-cent 1991 ‘Pluto: Not Yet Explored’ stamp in the New Horizons spacecraft. In 2015 the spacecraft carried the stamp on its history-making mission to Pluto and beyond. With this stamp, the Postal Service recognizes the first reconnaissance of Pluto in 2015 by NASA’s New Horizon mission. The souvenir sheet of four stamps contains two new stamps appearing twice. The first stamp shows an artists’ rendering of the New Horizons spacecraft and the second shows the spacecraft’s enhanced color image of Pluto taken near closest approach. (USPS/Antonio Alcalá © 2016 USPS)

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