The Monday Catchup

This drone could arrive at your doorstep any day now (not really), so long as you live near an Amazon fulfillment center.

This drone could arrive at your doorstep any day now (not really), so long as you live near an Amazon fulfillment center.

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The Lead Story: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced last night on CBS’s 60 Minutes that the company was experimenting with same-day delivery by drone. Ideally, according to Bezos, the service would deliver products under 5lbs to consumers within 10 miles of one of the company’s distribution centers. If you live near one of these blue or red dots, you could theoretically receive an Amazon package by drone if the service existed today. FYI, the closest distribution center (they’re actually called “fulfillment centers,” oddly) to Kenyon is in Cincinnati, so we’re out of luck for now. Oh, and the FAA hasn’t approved drones for commercial use yet.

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