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Pawtucket soccer team gets a name, logo

Pawtucket soccer team gets a name, logo

The new professional soccer team coming to Pawtucket will be called “Rhode Island F.C.”, which stands for ‘football club’, team co-owner Brett Johnson announced Monday in an event not far from the “Tidewater Landing” stadium now under construction along the banks of the Seekonk River.MORE

Brown to pay more than $1M in battle over women’s sports

Brown to pay more than $1M in battle over women’s sports

A federal judge on Tuesday approved an order that requires Brown University to pay more than $1 million to cover attorneys’ fees and other expenses related to a legal case brought by several student-athletes who challenged the Ivy League school’s plan to drop several women’s varsity sports.MORE

Candidates for governor campaign down to the wire

Candidates for governor campaign down to the wire

The major candidates for governor began their final full day of campaigning in Northern Rhode Island, Gov. Dan McKee at a diner and pharmacy in Woonsocket, Ashley Kalus a few miles away at a coffee shop not far from the incumbent’s home in Cumberland, where each one found sympathetic supporters.MORE

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