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Milo Yiannopoulos at UW: A speech, a shooting and $75,000 in police overtime

Controversial Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos was to speak at the University of Washington’s Kane Hall Friday, January 20, 2016.

University of Washington police put in 200 hours of overtime at a cost of $20,007 while Seattle police sent 95 officers, who logged nearly 750 hours and $55,335 in overtime costs.

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