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One of the thousands of letters sent to Santa Claus every day during the holiday season. The Post Office opens and sorts through those letters to find children and families in need, and offers those letters to volunteers to buy gifts. (Credit: CBS)

Time Running Out For Post Office’s Letters To Santa Program

Time is growing short for people who want to play Santa under a program run by the U.S. Postal Service.

WBBM Newsradio–12/13/2012

One of the thousands of letters sent to Santa Claus every day during the holiday season. The Post Office opens and sorts through those letters to find children and families in need, and offers those letters to volunteers to buy gifts. (Credit: CBS)

Letters To Santa Program Kicks Off At Main Post Office

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, so is one holiday tradition that brings cheer to families in need: the U.S. Post Office’s annual “Operation Letters To Santa” program.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2012

1040 Federal Tax Return (credit: AP)

Tax Day Procrastinators Flood Main Post Office

Hundreds of cars flooded the Main Post Office just west of the Loop, as last minute tax filers tried to beat the midnight deadline.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2011

(Credit: Illinois Department Of Revenue)

Taxpayers Flood Post Office On Tax Day

Twice as many people will visit the Main Post Office in Downtown Chicago on Monday to file their tax returns at the last minute, even though filers had an extra weekend to finish.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011