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The price of snail mail is moving along, with higher prices that begin Sunday, so you might want to get anything that needs a stamp in the mail today.

The Worthington Daily Globe carried a reminder about the new U.S. Postal Service prices. They include:

* First-class mail: 46 cents

* First-class mail postcard: 33 cents

* Stamped postcards: 37 cents

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