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Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow can keep letter carriers from delivering a message: stopping Saturday mail delivery is a bad idea. Despite Sunday's snow storm, letter carriers rallied outside the main post office in downtown St. Louis.

U.S. Postal Service officials have announced plans to end Saturday mail delivery in an effort to cut $2 billion in costs. But the letter carriers argue that USPS will also lose business if Saturday mail delivery is stopped.

Sunday's rally in St. Louis was one of dozens across the country staged by the postal workers' union as part of their National Day of Action.
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Registered Nurses will be armed with pickets signs this morning outside Saint Louis University Hospital in south city. They will be joined by R-N's from Des Peres Hospital in Maryland Heights for an informational picket in from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The nurses say they want to meet with management over on-going concerns about patient care standards. Things like staffing, equipment and supply issues and matters of overall policies and procedures at the two facilities.

The pickets are part of a National Day of Action of Tenet nurses from around the country to support their call for fair collective bargaining contracts and the respect reflected in a just labor agreement.
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