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Round stamp that shows poinsettia

Here come the holidays. The Postal Service will issue its Global: Poinsettia Forever stamp Sunday, Aug. 26.

The stamp can be used to mail a 1-ounce letter to any country where First-Class Mail International service is available. The current First-Class Mail 1-ounce international letter rate is $1.15.

The stamp, which also can be used domestically, features a photo of a poinsettia that is taken from above and shows green leaves, red bracts and yellow flowers in the center.

The stamp will be available in panes of 10 at Post Offices and

The Postal Service’s other new holiday releases will include Madonna and Child by Bachiacca, Kwanzaa, Sparkling Holidays and Hanukkah.

Start your engines. USPS will issue its Hot Wheels stamps Saturday, Sept. 29.

The stamps, which the organization announced last week, will be dedicated at the Goodguys 26th Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals in Fort Worth, TX.

Storm watch. Postal operations have been suspended in some parts of Hawaii due to Hurricane Lane. The USPS Service Alerts site has the latest information.

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