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Postal Service could close up to four offices in Minnesota

On the list are mail processing centers in Duluth, Rochester, Bemidji and Waite Park. The Postal Service lost about $8.5 million last year -- and could be even deeper in the red this year -- as more mail moves online and the stagnant economy cuts into advertising mail.
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On the list are mail processing centers in Duluth, Rochester, Bemidji and Waite Park. The Postal Service lost about $8.5 million last year -- and could be even deeper in the red this year -- as more mail moves online and the stagnant economy cuts into advertising mail.

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