Tri-Cities health board nixes 'butt' billboards

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KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) -- A Tri-Cities health board reversed itself Wednesday and voted against endorsing a colon cancer awareness campaign that uses billboards saying, "What's up your butt?"

The Tri-City Herald reports the Benton Franklin Health District commissioners responded to complaints the ads are in poor taste.

The butt billboards have been displayed in Yakima to raise colorectal cancer awareness and encourage people to get screened for the disease.

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Information from: Tri-City Herald, http://www.tri-cityherald.com