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Ann Coulter, citing loss of backing, says she is canceling her speech at Berkeley

Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she is canceling her planned speech at the University of California, Berkeley, because she had lost the backing of conservative groups that had initially sponsored her appearance. Late Tuesday, the conservative group that was helping Coulter in her legal efforts to force Berkeley to host her, Young America’s Foundation, said it could no longer participate.

Politics & Government

Public hearing draws opposition to Northwest Detention Center

Many people opposed to the Northwest Detention Center spoke in favor of the City Council’s interim regulation that prohibits the federal immigration detention center from expanding its operation on the Tideflats. Representatives from the private company that runs the facility also spoke to its record of compliance, and defended complaints about conditions at the center.

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Brianna Mitchell speaks to Lakewood City Council

Brianna Mitchell is the 2017 State Boys & Girls Clubs Youth of the Year
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Brianna Mitchell speaks to Lakewood City Council 3:02

Brianna Mitchell speaks to Lakewood City Council

Nyah Hall speaks to Lakewood City Council 3:08

Nyah Hall speaks to Lakewood City Council

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Man who fired 48 shots at Tacoma gas station found guilty of second-degree murder

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Reader gifts welding gear to homeless welder