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Post Office’s Retiree Health Benefits Hole Gets Deeper

The New York Times: Distress Deepening, Postal Service Defaults On $5.6 Billion Benefits Payment
The Postal Service sank deeper into debt on Monday after the agency defaulted on a $5.6 billion payment due at the end of September, the second time it has missed a deadline this year to set aside money for its future retiree health benefits (Nixon, 10/1).

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