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Washington, IL Post Office Hub Of Activity

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:45:58 CST
By: AP

The post office in the city of Washington is becoming a hub in the tornado-ravaged community as more than 1,400 people a day visit the facility to pick up their mail. Daily mail service has been cut off to many homes and businesses after the Nov. 17 storms. Instead, people visit the post office to pick up their mail. Rebecca Brummitt is a local customer relations coordinator for the U.S. Post Service who normally works out of Peoria. Now she's working in Washington, helping residents of the community reroute their mail to temporary addresses. She says some residents are grateful because "the mail was the only personal thing they had left."

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