USPS prepares for holiday rush

From NBC12 News

RICHMOND, VA (NBC12) - If you're putting the final touches on your Christmas cards or gifts and planning to mail them out next week expect lots of company.

The U.S. Postal Service says this Monday will be the busiest mailing day of the year.

Area post offices expect to handle more than three times the normal amount of mail as people try to get their items shipped out in time for the holidays.

There will also be a special Sunday afternoon pickup at the blue collection boxes at local post offices.

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