Video: USPS plan to cut hours at smaller Iowa post offices picks up

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A plan to save money by cutting hours at some rural post offices is coming closer to completion. Beginning in July, the United States Postal Service will be conducting public meetings in some rural towns to discuss the possible cuts.

The USPS first brought up the issue of making cuts to help save money two years ago.

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In 2012, the USPS launched the cost cutting POST plan, a plan where closing small post offices was an extreme option. The plan sparked nationwide outcry which convinced postal leaders to take a second look at where money could be saved.

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