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News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The state AFL-CIO has voted to oppose Republican Allan Fung in the governor's race and withhold an endorsement for Democrat Gina Raimondo - at least for now. Raimondo and Fung both addressed the organization's endorsement convention on Friday night.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Former House Speaker Gordon Fox has belatedly filed his campaign finance report for the second quarter, and says he continues to have nearly $250,000 in his campaign account. Fox resigned his leadership post in March a day after his home and Statehouse office were raided by the FBI, IRS and State Police. The Board of Elections says Fox will be fined $45 for the late filing.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Providence man has been sentenced to five years and three months in federal prison for robbing a bank armed with a BB gun. The U.S. attorney's office yesterday announced Pierre Rheau's sentence for the 2013 robbery of a Barrington Bank of America. He pleaded guilty earlier this year to bank robbery and conspiracy to commit bank robbery.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Two brothers have pleaded guilty to charges they conspired to ship 239 pounds of marijuana on a single-engine plane from Pennsylvania to Rhode Island. Benjamin Daniels, of West Bountiful, Utah, pleaded guilty yesterday. His brother, Michael Daniels, of Tiverton, Rhode Island, pleaded guilty last month.

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