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Minnesota postal workers to join national rally

Rallies will be held across the country next week. The move comes just days after President Barack Obama proposed reducing mail delivery to five-days-a-week.
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Rallies will be held across the country next week. The move comes just days after President Barack Obama proposed reducing mail delivery to five-days-a-week.

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