Overnight a disturbance passes through parts of S Colorado... this will bring a push of moisture falling as rain in the Plains with a few late night/early morning showers possible in Pueblo. For the Palmer Divide, N & W El Paso Co. and Teller Co. it will fall as snow... bringing a few additional inches of accumulation in mainly between 1am and 6am, lingering into the mid morning. Winds also pick up overnight with gusts into the 40s, the winds look to continue across much of S Colo. through the day Sunday.... head over to the "Weather" tab for more information.
To bring attention to problems facing the U.S. Postal Service, employees rallied outside Colorado Springs City hall Tuesday. Their colleagues held similar rallies nationwide.
Designated as a "Day of Action to Save America's Postal Service," postal workers demonstrated in every congressional district to inform the public of the financial issues the post office is dealing with, bring attention to what is at stake for residents and businesses, and explain how the problems can be solved.
The rally is also hoping to drive up support for House Bill 1351, introduced in April, which would help prevent the financial collapse.
The Postal Service is studying operations at the the Colorado Springs Mail Processing Center, which is being considered for closure. If it is closed, the operations will be consolidated into its counterpart in Denver.
Including the Colorado Springs facility, the closures of 252 facilities could cost as many as 35,000 jobs nationwide.
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