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USPS moving closer to closing facilities

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The U.S. Postal Service is finalizing plans to cut 35,000 jobs as an attempt to reduce company costs. Gainesville Area Postal Spokesman Sam Bolen says these cuts are necessary because more people are turning to email over letters.

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USPS is waiting until May to announce which specific post offices will be closing.

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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