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Bat stamp, cat rescue


Left: Ketchum, ID, Postmaster John McDonald poses with TV Batman Adam West outside the Ketchum Post Office. Right: Winthrop, WA, Rural Carrier Dori Blackburn rescued a cat on her route after a dog's persistent barks for help.

The original TV Batman swings into the latest edition of Your Postal Podcast. Adam West, who played the cowled crimefighter on the Batman TV show in the 1960s, drops by to weigh in on the Batman Forever Stamps now on sale at Post Offices nationwide and also discuss the fan mail he continues to receive at his Idaho home. Next you'll hear about a Washington rural carrier's unusual rescue of a trapped cat -- accomplished with an assist from a friendly canine.
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Doggone — Every Door Direct Mail really works!

Posted in USPS, Letter Carrier, Clerk, postal news, Every Door Direct Mail, dog by yourpostalpodcast on August 6th, 2012

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The dog days of summer continue in the August edition of Your Postal Podcast, with a story about a dog who was reunited with its Florida owners thanks to Every Door Direct Mail.

You'll also hear about two Iowa clerks who transitioned to city carrier jobs as the Postal Service's network consolidation progresses.

A roundup of postal headlines concludes the program -- along with a chance to win a free collectible folio featuring the new Forever Stamps commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

For a transcript of this podcast click here.

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal.

Photos: (left) Rather than say, "Goodbye Norma Jean," to their lost dog, her owners turned to Every Door Direct Mail in an effort to reach the neighborhood where the lost dog was last seen -- with heartwarming results. (Right): Loose dogs are but one of the many challenges successfully faced by Sioux City, IA, City Carriers Bob Myer and Michelle Glant after transitioning from jobs as clerks.

Doggone — Every Door Direct Mail really works! — Transcript

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Letter Carrier, Stamps, postal news, Every Door Direct Mail, dog by yourpostalpodcast on August 6th, 2012

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