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http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/01/17/missouri.mail.truck/index.html?hpt=T2

Open postal truck scatters mail for 70 miles

By Leslie Tripp, CNNJanuary 17, 2011 10:16 a.m. EST

(CNN) -- Hundreds of pieces of mail fluttered onto interstates in eastern Missouri Sunday after the back door of a contractor's semi carrying mail for the U.S. Postal Service popped open.

The mail was scattered along 70 miles of highway near St. Louis, according to Postal Inspector Dan Taylor, who said the tractor-trailer was carrying mostly statements and bills bound for the West Coast. He added that he didn't think any personal mail was lost.

The truck had just left a St. Louis-area distribution center and was headed to a Memphis, Tennessee, distribution point, Taylor said.

Police and postal authorities spent hours along the highway picking up mail Sunday afternoon.

The Postal Service is investigating how the incident happened so it can be prevented in the future, Taylor said.

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It was quite a scene mail for miles.

http://www.cnn.com/2...dex.html?hpt=T2

Open postal truck scatters mail for 70 miles

By Leslie Tripp, CNNJanuary 17, 2011 10:16 a.m. EST

(CNN) -- Hundreds of pieces of mail fluttered onto interstates in eastern Missouri Sunday after the back door of a contractor's semi carrying mail for the U.S. Postal Service popped open.

The mail was scattered along 70 miles of highway near St. Louis, according to Postal Inspector Dan Taylor, who said the tractor-trailer was carrying mostly statements and bills bound for the West Coast. He added that he didn't think any personal mail was lost.

The truck had just left a St. Louis-area distribution center and was headed to a Memphis, Tennessee, distribution point, Taylor said.

Police and postal authorities spent hours along the highway picking up mail Sunday afternoon.

The Postal Service is investigating how the incident happened so it can be prevented in the future, Taylor said.

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I guess they have an open door policy. even in Shipping of the mail to Memphis.

This is too funny.

J

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The "presumption of soundness" goes something like this:

Once the Regional Office official says he put your RO Decision in the mail, it is assumed you got it. Yea, right.

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The "presumption of soundness" goes something like this:

Once the Regional Office official says he put your RO Decision in the mail, it is assumed you got it. Yea, right.

bronco,

It ain't like the VA threw the mail out on the interstate.

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bronco,

It ain't like the VA threw the mail out on the interstate.

carlie, I think Bronco is putting the emphasis upong the "...it is assumed you got it......", not that the VA themselves had anything to do with the, shall we say "unexpected distribution" of said mail.

just sayin'.......

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Larry,

I was already aware of exactly what he was referring to.

What's getting real old is constant complaints and diggs on

VA like "Yea,right".

We can always count on bronco to post something negative

about VA, no matter what the subject.

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Broncho got to it before I did. Bump!

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The first thing that the Post Office should do is tear up this Truck Driver's Contract. If, he can not close a door, he should not be dealing with the mail. If, however, he lost my Bills, extend his contract.

Papa

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I guess they have an open door policy. even in Shipping of the mail to Memphis.

This is too funny.

J

Okay that was too funny......

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LOL

The first thing that the Post Office should do is tear up this Truck Driver's Contract. If, he can not close a door, he should not be dealing with the mail. If, however, he lost my Bills, extend his contract.

Papa

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