Price of postage on the way up soon

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mailing a letter will soon cost a penny more. The U.S. Postal Service says the price of a first-class stamp will rise to 42 cents starting May 12th.

This is the fourth time since 2000 the U.S. Post Office has raised their rates.

Rates were raised 2 cents last May, to 41 cents.

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