Each weekday morning, Steve & Amy share the top news stories your friends & families might be talking about. Looking for more than just the headline they shared? Click the links below.
The pilot of the plane that crashed in the French Alps had once been considered not suitable for flying because of episodes of severe depression. He underwent treatment for a year and a half. Now investigators are looking into what might have been going on in his life recently to see if they might be able to determine what might have caused him to have possibly crashed the plane on purpose.
Dean Smith makes final grand gesture to former players (200)–The legendary former University of North Carolina basketball coach, Dean Smith, who was well-loved and highly-respected by all who knew him. The former University of North Carolina coach willed his trust to send a $200 check to each of his former lettermen after his death, with instructions to ‘enjoy a dinner out, compliments of Coach Dean Smith.’
Amazon is changing from a discounter to a total convenience service. Survey after survey shows they no longer have the lowest price in the market. So they’ve decided their future isn’t about price competition; it’s about getting customers what they want very quickly. Amazon now promises 2-hour doorstep delivery. Not every item they sell will be available for the 2-hour delivery to Prime members. What they’re doing is taking the 25,000 items they sell most frequently and placing them strategically in these warehouses so they can be at your doorstep in 2 hours. If 2 hours isn’t quick enough, you’ll also have the option to pay around $8 to have an item delivered in 60 minutes.
How much do you pay your babysitter? A new report shows Seattle babysitters make about $14 to $43 an hour.