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Conservative speaker heading to University of Minnesota

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Dateline: St. Paul
Conservative speaker Ben Shapiro is heading to the University of Minnesota for another in a series of speeches aimed at spreading conservative ideas on campus.

The author and former editor of the conservative site Breitbart News is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. Monday on the university's St. Paul campus.

The event promoter, Young America's Foundation, had threatened a lawsuit over the university placing the speech in the 400-seat St. Paul Student Center. The group had wanted an 800-seat venue in Minneapolis.

Neither the university nor a Young America's spokesperson immediately responded to messages Monday.

Several hundred people protested a speech by Shapiro in September at the University of California at
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