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1. The Indianapolis soccer stadium project passed another legislative hurdle when the Indiana State Senate voted to concur with the House of Representatives version of Senate Bill 7, which would create a taxing district for the Eleven Park project that would include a multi-purpose soccer stadium for Indy Eleven. The bill still requires the Governor’s signature and would need all local approvals like any other development project.

-- SA Reading: Eleven Park project

2. Sacir Hot, who led New Jersey's FC Motown to the 2018 NPSL final, will return as the head coach for the 2019 season. Hot, who played for the USA in 2011 Concacaf U-20 World Cup qualifying and joined the New York Red Bulls as one of their first Homegrown Player signings, is a full-time student at Montclair State University and works as a Red Bulls scout for their academy program.

3. The Charlotte Independence is bringing three youth clubs from North and South Carolina under its umbrella. The players from the Carolina Rapids, Discoveries Soccer Club and Lake Norman Soccer Club total more than 12,000 players. The USL club hopes to stem the flight of North Carolina players to MLS residential academies around the country.
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