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Cincinnati City Council approves additional funding for the city's emergency communications center as questions remain unanswered about the 911 system and police response after the death of 16-year-old Kyle Plush. An interim city manager is now in place, after the resignation Saturday of former City Manager Harry Black.

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A supporter of white nationalist Richard Spencer is dropping his lawsuit against the University of Cincinnati. The dismissal was filed in U.S. District Court Wednesday.

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A trial date is set in a white nationalist's lawsuit against the University of Cincinnati. U.S. District Judge Susan Dlott is scheduled to hear the case March 18, 2019.

Attorneys for white nationalist Richard Spencer now say they are "shooting for this summer or fall" for Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati after postponing a scheduled March 14 appearance. This is because they're waiting for rulings in a series of motions in a lawsuit they've filed against the university.

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White nationalist Richard Spencer could speak on the University of Cincinnati campus with a proposed date in March.

Many believe Spencer and others like him who engage in provocative or hateful rhetoric should not be allowed to speak on college campuses. The Newseum Institute’s 2017 State of the First Amendment survey found that 43 percent of respondents felt that colleges should have the right to ban controversial campus speakers.

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A white supremacist is suing the University of Cincinnati for what he says are excessive security costs for a planned appearance by Richard Spencer.

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White nationalist Richard Spencer is choosing Wednesday, March 14 to speak at the University of Cincinnati. Attorney Kyle Bristow says Spencer will speak for an hour in Zimmer Hall and then take questions for an hour.

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University of Cincinnati President Neville Pinto says he agonized over the decision to allow white supremacist Richard Spencer to speak on campus.

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Update 6 p.m.: The University of Cincinnati is confirming it will allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus.

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University of Cincinnati officials haven't made a decision ahead of a threatened lawsuit by white nationalist leader Richard Spencer. Spencer's attorney says UC and Ohio State University have until Friday to agree to allow Spencer to speak on campus.