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One Post Office in Ascension Parish could be closing soon

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 8:04pm

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (FOX44) - People in the small community in Duplessis, located in Ascension Parish are trying to keep a local post office from shutting its doors.

The US Postal Service says they're in the red over five billion dollars, and it's causing them to consider closing smaller, more local post offices like the one in Duplessis on Highway 621.

People in the community say they love their neighborhood post office, and asking why close a location that means so much to their community.

In a report by the Washington Post, The United States Postal Service is considering closing up to 677 Post Offices around the country.


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