Thursday, August 01, 2013
Sky Zone Leetsdale Ultimate Dodgeball Qualifier
Sky Zone Leetsdale invites dodgeball enthusiasts to attend the local qualifier for the Second Annual Ultimate Dodgeball Championship. Teams of 5-8 will compete on the local level for a chance to travel to Las Vegas for the championship tournament where the eight best teams in the world will duke it out for the title and a grand prize of $20,000. The Leetsdale qualifier will be held on August 1, 2013 at 6 pm. Sky Zone Leetsdale is located at 740 Bricksworks Drive, Leetsdale, PA 15056. Teams can register at www.UDodgeball.com, players must be 16 or older and the entry fee is $50 per team. For questions, please call 724-251-6100.
Britain's political parties agreed to halt campaigning after Monday's horrific bombing in Manchester just weeks before the highly anticipated June 8 elections. Prime Minister Theresa May of the Conservative Party called for a snap election hoping to capitalize on her popularity and the disarray of the opposition Labour Party after the Brexit vote. Conventional wisdom suggests terrorist attacks immediately preceding elections benefit hawkish conservative candidates although that wasn't the case in France when Marine LePen lost by a significant margin despite several attacks in Paris leading up to their April election. Will the Manchester terrorist attack impact significantly Britain's upcoming elections?
Is the President's proposed budget that cuts social programs but increases defense and law enforcement a taxpayers first plan?