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Holiday shipping deadline fast approaching after "busiest mailing day"

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The deadline is approaching to make last minute holiday shipments in time for Christmas. 

Monday the US Postal Service had it's busiest mailing day of the year. An estimated 600 million pieces of mail were processed. 

Three million of that in the HOuston district which includes Beaumont. 

It's estimated that six million people went to post offices across the country Monday. It's estimated another six million added to the growing number of shipments by completing transactions online. 

The deadline for first class mail is Friday. The deadline for priority mail is December 21st.

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