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Rallies hope to spotlight postal service cuts

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

The National Rural Letter Carriers' Association and three other postal unions are scheduling a National Day of Action for Friday, Nov. 14.

Rallies are planned for Friday in Kansas City, St. Louis and Cape Girardeau, along with more than 40 other rallies throughout the nation.

That is also the day the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors will meet for its final public meeting in 2014.

Postal workers in Cape Girardeau will be passing out flyers to customers at the main post office on Frederick Street from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The processing center in Cape Girardeau has been on the chopping block before, but workers say it will be shut down this time if action isn't taken.

This would mean the loss of dozens of local jobs and workers say this would also mean a delay in service for those who receive the mail.

The rallies are in response to cuts the postal service is poised to make and the group says their message is, "Stop delaying America's mail."

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