WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES remain for Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, and Newaygo counties from 1 AM until 4 PM Thursday afternoon.  Snow, sleet, and freezing rain develop shortly after midnight and prior to your Thursday morning commute.  Roads will be slippery; freezing rain and sleet ultimately transition to snow by late morning or midday Thursday.  Ice accumulations and the timing make this event impactful for all travelers.  Snowfall accumulations ... Holland to Lansing and north: 1" to 2" ... south of that line including Kalamazoo: less than 2/10" of ice, very little snow.

Stay with for your weather this afternoon and always!

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Cost-cutting measures push back mail delivery times

Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Mail after dark is becoming the new arrival time for packages and letters in some big cities across the country.

Mail is supposed to be in your box before 5:00 p.m., but cost-cutting measures are pushing back delivery times.

A new report by the U.S. Postal Service finds mail carriers are now delivering in the evening two days a week or more.

Nationwide, mail in cities was delivered late about 38 percent of the time last year, compared to 25 percent in 2011.

The Post Office Inspector General says a shrinking workforce is the reason.

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