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Postal system stumbles, newspapers still deliver

Newspaper publishers were recently told that our postage rates are set to increase by 8 percent in July. This is the third rate increase since August 2022, and a total of 35 percent in increases in just over two years.

The cost of printing newspapers has also increased, by 24 percent since the spring of 2021.

Annual subscription rates, meanwhile, at the Independent and Transcript have increased by...