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Opinion

December 12, 2011

Street Talk: Dec. 12, 2011

What do you think of the postal service's plans to end next-day delivery of letters?

"It won't affect me directly, but I have a son who works for the postal service, who luckily won't be affected by layoffs."

Duane Tanner, Binghamton, bus driver

"I think that it's good that they're trying to get their budget under control."

Danny Pettus, Oneonta, retired

"It doesn't hurt me too much. Maybe it will take longer to get my Christmas cards, but I don't depend on it."

Kenneth Browne, Sidney, engineer

"I couldn't even tell you the last time I sent a letter that needed to be there in a hurry. So I'm not against it."

Lawrence Overstreet, Oneonta, student

"I don't like the fact that it takes people's jobs."

Thomas Riddell, Sidney, clerk

"It will take me longer to mail things for work, but it won't personally affect me."

Jane Wallace, Davenport, secretary

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