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City Must Pay Private Tuition of Girl Raped at School

Victim was 13 when assaulted by fellow student at public school in Pawtucket, RI

(Newser) - A federal judge has ordered the Rhode Island city of Pawtucket to pay private school tuition for a girl who was raped by another student in a public school bathroom when she was 13. George Hovarth, who represents the girl identified in court papers as Jane Doe, told the AP... More »

For $10 Seats, Fans Ignore the P in 'Pawtucket Red Sox'

(Newser) - The people of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, are perfectly happy with their AAA Red Sox farm team, and others from across Red Sox Nation are tagging along, NPR reports. Box seats cost $10 at McCoy stadium, and a hot dog can be had for less than an arm and a leg.... More »

Lester Will Pitch for Boston

After battling cancer, the 23-year-old to throw against Cleveland tonight

(Newser) - Boston will send left-hander Jon Lester to the mound against Cleveland tonight, marking the 23-year-old's first outing since being diagnosed with cancer last year. "I don't think it really  has sunken in," said Lester, who put up a 3.89 ERA in his 14 games with Pawtucket this... More »

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