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Cash-strapped US Postal Service to launch clothing line

Feb. 20, 2013 at 12:52 PM ET

Next time you brave snow or rain or gloom of night, you might want to don a parka from the U.S. Postal Service.

The cash-strapped Postal Service on Tuesday announced a licensing deal with an Ohio-based clothing company to produce a line of apparel dubbed “Rain Heat & Snow.”

Fashion apparel company Wahconah Group, based in Cleveland, will create a line of clothing and accessories for men, with future plans for a women’s line.

Earlier this month, the financially struggling Postal Service recently announced plans to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail and posted a $1.3 billion quarterly loss.

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