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Linn's Stamp News: USPS wants board of governors back in business
“When Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan addressed the May 10 meeting of the United States Postal Service’s “Temporary Emergency Committee,” she made an open appeal to President Donald J. Trump. Specifically, she asked Trump to nominate some people for the Postal Service’s board of governors. There hasn’t been anyone on the board since December 2016, when the term of the last presidential nominee, James Bilbray of Nevada, expired…”

PRC to Hold Open Public Meeting Thursday, May 18: Meeting to focus on a wide-range of Commission activities to date
“…The meeting will commence at 11:00 a.m….For the first time, the Commission will live stream its public meeting in real time providing increased access and greater transparency…”

Time: Amazon Is Now Worth Twice as Much as Walmart
“…Amazon's current market cap is $466 billion; Walmart's is just $228 billion. Amazon has fully come into its own in the past few years. The company has firmed up its position as the most dominant force in online retail, and has arguably become the most important player in retail period...”

Postal Reporter: UPS Integrates Chatbot With UPS My Choice — allows customers to get info without tracking number
“(NYSE:UPS) on Monday said it has integrated its customer-facing chatbot with UPS My Choice®, allowing customers to obtain information about their incoming packages and recent deliveries without providing a tracking number…” 

KTTS: Nearly 225,000 Pounds Of Food Collected During Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive 
“This past Saturday, members with the National Association of Letter Carriers collected nearly 225,000 pounds of food during the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. ‘This amount exceeded our expectations and proves once again that our community cares about each other,’ said NALC chairman Tom Carter. ‘Thank you to everyone who donated food or time to help us help our community.’ The number is preliminary as more food will continue to trickle in this week…”