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News: Tuesday, Oct. 19

The logo for Pennsylvania’s “It’s On Us” campaign against campus sexual assault.

The logo for Pennsylvania's "It's On Us" campaign against campus sexual assault.
The logo for Pennsylvania's "It's On Us" campaign against campus sexual assault.

Headlines:

Gov. Wolf unveils legislation to combat sexual assault:  The four bills would require colleges to set consent standards and increase services to victims; mandate middle- and high-school education programs and establish a task force. (Source: WGAL)

Flags in Pa. lowered to honor Colin Powell: They are to be flown at half staff through Friday, Oct. 22. Gen. Powell died Monday. (Source: CBS 21)

Details emerge on Park City Center shooting: Police say a legally armed bystander intervened in an altercation after shots broke out and shot one of the men involved.  (Source: LNP)

Education bill passes state committee: It would require schools to post their curricula online for parental review. (Source: ABC 27)

Smith-Wade-El school principal resigns: David Krakoff's hiring had been questioned due to allegations of sexual harassment at a school district in Florida. (Source: LNP)

National/world roundup: Jan. 6 panel to vote on holding Bannon in contempt. (Source: UPI) Texas Republicans approve redistricting maps that reduce Latino influence. (Source: NPR) New York City Hall to remove Thomas Jefferson statue. (Source: NBC News) Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics. (Source: AP)