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Westboro Church Tweets cancel of Tacoma trip for Powell service

Westboro Baptist Church may not be coming for the Powell boys' service after all. A Tweet sent from leader Fred Phelps Jr's Twitter account says "Washington trip now cancelled."

The decision apparently came after Phelps was interviewed on the conservative radio broadcast "Bobby D Show."

"Just finished interview with @bobbydshow. Bobby D. Was a real gentleman. Washington trip now cancelled."

The message was re-tweeted by Phelps' daughter Megan Phelps-Roper.

On his blog this morning, show host Bobby D explained that he had been in discussions with Phelps about calling off the trip in exchange for airtime on the syndicated show:

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