Will Laubscher (left) checked over his team’s robot before sending it on a mission. His Liberty Middle School seventh-grade classmate Connor Looney stood by at the FIRST Lego League Championship at Union Station recently.<252><137>Will Laubscher (left) closes one eye to check something out on the team robot before sending it on a mission. His Liberty Middle School seventh grade classmate Connor Looney stands by. Teams have two and a half minutes to complete as many missions as possible. Roughly 400 area students, from fourth through eighth grade, competed in the FIRST LEGO League Championship at Union Station Satuday, Jan. 17, 2015.<252><137>
Will Laubscher (left) checked over his team’s robot before sending it on a mission. His Liberty Middle School seventh-grade classmate Connor Looney stood by at the FIRST Lego League Championship at Union Station recently.<252><137>Will Laubscher (left) closes one eye to check something out on the team robot before sending it on a mission. His Liberty Middle School seventh grade classmate Connor Looney stands by. Teams have two and a half minutes to complete as many missions as possible. Roughly 400 area students, from fourth through eighth grade, competed in the FIRST LEGO League Championship at Union Station Satuday, Jan. 17, 2015.<252><137> PHOTOS BY JILL TOYOSHIBA THE KANSAS CITY STAR
Will Laubscher (left) checked over his team’s robot before sending it on a mission. His Liberty Middle School seventh-grade classmate Connor Looney stood by at the FIRST Lego League Championship at Union Station recently.<252><137>Will Laubscher (left) closes one eye to check something out on the team robot before sending it on a mission. His Liberty Middle School seventh grade classmate Connor Looney stands by. Teams have two and a half minutes to complete as many missions as possible. Roughly 400 area students, from fourth through eighth grade, competed in the FIRST LEGO League Championship at Union Station Satuday, Jan. 17, 2015.<252><137> PHOTOS BY JILL TOYOSHIBA THE KANSAS CITY STAR

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