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Wednesday, February 06, 2013 8:16 PM

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A customer enters the front door Wednesday at the Ottawa post office, 401 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. The U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday it would discontinue some of its Saturday mail service as a cost-saving measure.

Saturday mail delivery ending

By CRYSTAL HERBER, Herald Staff Writer

It’s business as usual at Ottawa’s post office. At least for now.

The U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday it would stop delivering letters and other mail on Saturdays, a move the financially struggling agency said would save about $2 billion annually as it looks for ways to cut costs. An official at the Ottawa post office, 401 S. Hickory St., said she has been told little about the five-day delivery switch set for August.

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