More junk mail coming

Your mailbox may be getting a lot more "junk mail" soon.{}The{}{}New York Times{}{}reports the United States Postal Service is working to greatly increase its direct-mail advertising customer base. {}That means more so-called "junk mail" deliveries to millions of mailboxes. {}That also means a lot more revenue for the struggling USPS.{}

The Times says Postal Service officials estimate increased mail marketing could create more than a billion dollars in new revenue every year. {}The report says nearly half of all mail delivered in the U.S. is advertising.{}