Cycle of Robot Violence Continues

     Civic leaders are calling for calm among the cites robot community after this weekend's unusually high number of incidents of robot fights. Tempers flared as high temperatures fueled sporadic outbursts around the city, ranging from robot fist fights to looting of several local liquor stores. With temperatures expected to remain above normal for the remainder of the week, residents are cautioned to stay clear of groups of robots and call 911 if any suspicious behavior is observed.

     Critics say these violent matches, often ending in contestants head being knocked off, attract large crowds and encourage drinking and gambling. Leaders in the robot community counter that these fights are just a part of their culture and are more concerned about overly aggressive police tactics. One robot who declined to be named for this story was quoted as saying the police can "bite my shiny metal ass".