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SACRAMENTO--

The United States Postal Service says Dec. 14 is typically the busiest day for shipping holiday packages.

The USPS estimates nearly 16 billion pieces of mail will be sent this season. Monday was the final day for standard shipping guaranteed to be delivered before Christmas.

The final day for express shipping is Dec. 23.