AURORA (CBS4) – Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the new Amazon fulfillment center in Aurora is up and running.

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Workers shipped out the facility’s first package on Friday, which was an order for the “Rock Band Four” video game. It was sent to a customer in Texas.

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Amazon hired more than 1,000 people to work at the center near Smith Road and I-70.

It will mostly deal with large orders like TV’s and furniture.

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