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Post Offices in Washington to remain open

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TACOMA, Wash. - The Postal Service has decided not to close six post offices in the Washington that had been considered for closing to save money.

The News Tribune of Tacoma reports the Tacoma postmaster told a Thursday night meeting that officials determined the offices were too important to their communities to close. Spokesman Ernie Swanson confirmed Friday the six post offices will remain open.

Two are in Tacoma. The others are Federal Station in Seattle, Midway Office in Kent, Union Gap Branch Office in Yakima and Trentwood Station in Spokane.

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