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Shipping companies getting busier as Christmas gets closer

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- The countdown continues toward Christmas Day, and shipping companies are getting even busier.

FedEx says today will be their busiest day of the season. The company says on a normal day they process about nine million packages. However today, they're expecting to handle 19 million.

They're not the only company with a big holiday shipping day. The US Postal Service says their biggest day will likely be December 17th, and UPS says their biggest day is December 20th.

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