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In Star Tannery, Va., is the post office about to ship out?

As the U.S. Postal Service considers shutting hundreds of post offices, the people of tiny Star Tannery, Va., hope theirs is not on the list.



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Jan. 31, 2011

At the Star Tannery, Va., post office, this qualifies as a line. From left are Carol Tomek, 68, Ben Morrell, 68, and Anne Rapaske, 85.

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For rural Va. town, post office delivers more than mail
Article | IN STAR TANNERY, VA. Past the six cows on the right and the creaking barn on the left, Terry Goad opens the one-room post office here as she does every weekday morning, lifting the wooden service window and stepping outside to hoist a weathered American flag toward a gray winter sky.

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