State Capitol Week in Review

The legislature convened the fiscal session and will spend the next month working on a $6.3 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. The legislature has always approved conservative budgets, and the balanced budget proposed by the governor is very conservative even by traditional standards.
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“Pinkston Robotics Rockets to World Championships: A Journey of Innovation and Collaboration!”

In the heart of Mountain Home, a team of young innovators from Pinkston Middle School is gearing up for the opportunity of a lifetime. Pinkston Robotics, a group of six talented students under the guidance of their coach, Chrissy Davis, is set to compete in the World Championship in Houston, Texas. Their journey is not just about showcasing their skills in robotics, but also a testament to the power of community support, mentorship, and relentless determination. After clinching the Innovation Project Award at the regional qualifier in December 2023, Pinkston Robotics continued to shine, securing the Engineering Excellence Award at the Arkansas State First LEGO League Championship. Their outstanding performance earned them a spot not only at the Western Edge Open in Long Beach, California.
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Weekend Weather

Friday- Cloudy with a high near 70 degrees and a low near 54 degrees. Saturday- Chance of rain with a high of 60 degrees and a low near 48 degrees. Sunday- Partly cloudy with a high around 67 degrees and a low near 44 degrees. Next week: Cloudy with a chance of rain by mid-week with highs in 70s and lows in the lower 50s. Clouds early and a chance of rain expected through the week for Marion County and North Central Arkansas.
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