The "postal worker gets attacked by dog" theme is tired, to be sure. But 32 times in FY2012, postal workers in St. Louis were the unfortunate players in real-life versions of the storied situation.
The Atlantic has highlighted the 'Worst Cities for Dog Attacks, According to the U.S. Postal Service' and St. Louis sits at number 7 on the USPS list.
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