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Sep 27, 2013 3:30 PM by Tony Spehar

Mesa County wants to be a Colorado drone zone

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Developers of unmanned aircraft known as drones have picked Mesa County as a proposed test range in Colorado.

A group of industries, universities and sheriffs plan to be in Grand Junction on Friday to show off the newest planes.

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports (http://tinyurl.com/klm6ya8 ) Mesa County could be one of 14 Colorado test ranges that include airspace close to Front Range airports and even some private ranches.

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Information from: The Daily Sentinel, http://www.gjsentinel.com

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