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Roanoke Seeks Public Pressure to Keep Plant Open - WFIR News Talk Radio

Roanoke area postal employees hope public pressure will forestall or block Postal Service plans to close Roanoke’s mail processing center next year, a move that would lengthen delivery times for most of the mail you send. The Postal Service says it is one part of nationwide cutbacks designed to reduce its costs.

Another Reason Not to Shop at Staples - The New York Times

In the latest hacking of American retailers and restaurants, Staples said on Tuesday that its computer systems were compromised in an intrusion involving customers’ credit- and debit-card information. The company did not say when the attack occurred or in which stores, or how many payment cards might have been affected.