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White nationalist Richard Spencer has backed out of public speaking events scheduled at colleges and universities across the country. He’s also dropping lawsuits against schools who blocked his events, including some in Ohio.

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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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A white nationalist will speak at the University of Cincinnati campus next spring. 

His attorney says Richard Spencer will appear on campus in a 534-seat lecture hall March 14th.  That's during UC's spring break. Kyle Bristow says Spencer will speak for one hour and answer questions for an hour.

Other Spencer appearances around the country have been followed by clashes between supporters and counter protesters. 

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A jury is now deliberating in the retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing for the shooting death of Sam DuBose. Closing arguments lasted nearly three hours Monday. Assistant prosecutor Stacey DeGraffenreid argued Tensing's actions during the traffic stop were unreasonable.

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Jurors in the retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing for the shooting death of Samuel DuBose saw the body camera video of the shooting during the first day of proceedings.

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Then University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing is accused of murdering Samuel Dubose during a traffic stop. And earlier trial ended in a hung jury.

Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz sent potential jurors home early Tuesday, saying she wanted to wait on guidance from an appeals court on media access.

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An independent consultant has recommended reforms for the University of Cincinnati Police Department. The report from Exiger contains 14 findings with 25 suggestions. It comes 11 months after the shooting death of Samuel DuBose by university police officer Ray Tensing. Tensing was fired and is awaiting trial for murder.

University Public Safety and Reform Vice President Robin Engel says the recommended reforms need to continue.