6 ways to help your post office

These ideas, suggested by a watchdog agency, might bring some money into the cash-strapped Postal Service

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Some post offices already offer such services as signing up young men for the draft or taking passport applications. But officials believe those services could be expanded nationwide.

The Postal Service could also set up a terminal for public use where citizens without Internet access could sign up for such things as Social Security benefits.

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- Last updated August 09 2012 07:03 AM ET

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