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    Right-wing professional provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos took the stage at the 496-seat Spanos Theatre at Cal Poly on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, launching into his “No More Dead Babies” talk in front of a full house. Warning: Video contains adult language.

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Right-wing professional provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos took the stage at the 496-seat Spanos Theatre at Cal Poly on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, launching into his “No More Dead Babies” talk in front of a full house. Warning: Video contains adult language. David Middlecamp The Tribune

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