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Daniel Ernst / First in Michigan

The robots are coming! 

The world's biggest robotics competition is happening in Detroit this Wednesday through Saturday, bringing some 40-thousand students, mentors, coaches and their families to Ford Field and Cobo Center. This is the first year that this world robotics championship is being held in Michigan.

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Some of the country's largest companies today announced a commitment of more than $300 million to K-12 computer science education nationwide. The money will be disbursed over a five-year period.

First daughter and presidential advisor Ivanka Trump joined senior officials of donor companies in Detroit for the announcement.