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Scanning, stamps — and a request for help

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Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Aug. 4, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.68 percent during the week ending Aug. 4, down from one week earlier.

Western (98 percent) topped the districts, while Dakotas (99.08 percent) led the areas.

To see the latest results, go to the Enterprise Analytics site and select “Scanning” on the left hand side, and then “DES 2 — Scan Performance” from the drop-down options.

Honoring Hesburgh. The Postal Service will release its stamp honoring Father Theodore Hesburgh Friday, Sept. 1.

The stamp, which USPS announced last fall, will be dedicated that day at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, where Hesburgh served as president from 1952-87.

This week’s news release has more information.

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