U of I guest speaker draws protesters

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URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - Charlie Kirk was invited to speak at the University of Illinois Thursday night. 

An event hosted by campus organization Turning Point USA.

Nearly 200 people filled the room in the Illini Union Building. However, just a few feet away protesters arrived angry and outraged that Charlie Kirk was speaking on their campus. 

Both sides yelled back and fourth. 

Earlier in the week, prior to the speaker. Turning Point USA member noticed their signs being torn down that promoted the event. 

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