Please, Mr. Postman!

Congress investigates the mail system after millions of undelivered letters are uncovered in Washington

. Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds -- but if they are late, they'll hide or trash your mail and no one will be the wiser." That seems to be the new motto for certain employees of the U.S. Postal Service. In a surprise audit disclosed last week, postal inspectors in Washington found that some local managers temporarily stashed unprocessed mail in parked trailers so that the letters and packages wouldn't be immediately noticed as delayed. Millions of pieces of undelivered mail were found, including 2.3...

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