The History of Postage Rates in the United States since 1863
The history of postage rates in the United States, 1863 to present, as well as several notes about the addition of zip codes, postcards and a lower rate for mail heavier than one ounce. Also a few news items about the US Postal Service.
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CRI English: China’s postal industry reaped a business revenue of 97.34 billion yuan (15.45 billion U.S. dollars) in the first half of the year, up 24.4 percent year-on-year, the State Post Bureau said Wednesday.The postal industry has witnessed rapid progress in the first half, with better structuring and improved enterprise capabilities, said the bureau at a mid-year work conference.
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Monopoly – Wikipedia
A monopoly (from Greek μόνος mónos ["alone" or "single"] and πωλεῖν pōleîn ["to sell"]) exists when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity. This contrasts with a monopsony which relates to a single entity’s control of a market to purchase a good or service, and with oligopoly which consists of a few sellers dominating a market.
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The Vice President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no Vote, unless they be equally divided. Section Three provides that the Vice President is the President of the Senate.Excepting the duty to receive the tally of electoral votes for President, this is the only regular responsibility assigned to the office of the Vice President by the Constitution.