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.
As tensions remain high with Russia and much of the Middle East, more voters than ever believe the United States is not putting enough money into national security. According to Rasmussen Reports national Survey, 43-percent of likely U.S. voters think the United States does not spend enough on the military and national security. While 23-percent think the U.S spends too much and 30-percent say defense spending is about right.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think it's appropriate for 9-year olds to be able to fire machine guns, grenade launchers and sniper rifles at shooting ranges?