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.
A female radio news anchor said that Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken had photographed himself groping her while sleeping and "forcibly kissed" her without consent during an overseas USO tour in 2006, two years before his election to the Senate. The revelations have prompted Franken to apologize which was accepted, however has also ignited calls for a Senate ethics investigation. The revelations come amid a growing national furor over sexual harassment and misconduct, for which Capitol Hill members appear not to be immune.
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