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September 19, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Round-up: Inslee forms council on children’s health, feds launch new campus assault campaign

Inslee creates new council focused on children’s health (The Herald): Gov. Jay Inslee announced a 50-member council on Thursday that will help shape his Healthiest Next Generation Initiative. The plan aims to improve children’s well-being by getting more nutritious food into schools and promoting recess time, among other strategies. 

Former Portland teacher who protested Planned Parenthood files lawsuit (The Oregonian): Former math teacher Bill Diss has filed a $390,000 lawsuit against Portland Public Schools, arguing he was wrongfully terminated from his position at Benson High School after exercising his free-speech rights and protesting against Planned Parenthood.

Obama announces new sexual-assault prevention campaign (NPR): A new federal program called “It’s On Us” will include public service announcements displayed at NCAA events and aired on cable TV.

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