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.
The Greek Prime Minister announced last Friday a referendum asking whether to accept the austerity measures imposed by the country’s most recent bailout terms demanded by the International Monetary Fund. A payment of $1.71 billion is due today. The country’s banks were closed Monday and will remain closed until after the referendum. Credit agencies have said that a missed payment would leave the country’s banking sector closer to default and a potential exit from the Eurozone.
Do you agree with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the United States?