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Senate congratulates Friars on first NCAA championship

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has officially congratulated the Providence College men’s ice hockey team on its first national title.

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English soccer player jailed for 4 years, 4 months

SWINDON, England (AP) — An English soccer player has been sent to jail for four years and four months for robbery and assault.

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PawSox owners: Downtown ballpark would generate millions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox minor league baseball team said Wednesday that a multi-use ballpark in downtown Providence would generate $12.3 million annually in spending for the city and the state but they would seek help from taxpayers — $120 million over 30 years — and ask to be exempt from real estate taxes.

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Friars fans to celebrate team’s first NCAA championship

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Fans of the Providence College Friars erupted in cheers when the hockey team’s co-captain Russ Mauermann exclaimed, “We’re national champions!” during a Tuesday victory celebration at Schneider Arena.

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