Friday, March 15, 2013
Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition
Thursday, March 14: Practice Day Friday - Saturday, March 15 - 16: Competition Full schedule: http://www.pittsburghfirst.org/programs/frc The Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition is an annual showdown between competing high school teams from Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, New York, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Canada. FIRST combines the excitement of sports with science and technology to create a unique varsity Sport for the Mind™. Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams of students are challenged to design, build, test, brand, and find local funding to compete in a different game every year. This three day event is free and open to the public.
Congress returns today with just five days left to keep the government from shutting down hopeful to reach a bipartisan compromise to keep the money flowing through fiscal 2017, which ends on Sept. 30. However, the White House warned Congress that lawmakers must include Trump's priorities if they want the president to sign the bill. Among Trump's demands is money for a border wall, stripping funding for Planned Parenthood and stopping federal grants to sanctuary cities all of which could short circuit a bipartisan deal.
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