Kicker – Chutes and candypults

NICK EICHER, HOST: With Halloween just two days away, many Americans are stocking up on candy, but they’re facing a new challenge: How to deliver the candy. 

Challenge accepted.

Andrew Beatte of Cincinnati decorated a 6-foot shipping tube and turned it into a candy chute. He spoke with KSDK television.

BEATTE: I have been wanting to do something similar to it for myself for a while just to help people with mobility issues, and with having an immune deficiency myself it’s a good idea.

Not to be outdone, Vince Mak of Pennsylvania showed off his new candy catapult or “Candypult.” Audio from WPMT television.

MAK: With just the—everything going on, everybody just needs to feel happy, you know, find something to laugh at.

Or just another reason to say: Incoming!

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