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Boy Scouts' decision to welcome girls isn't completely welcome

CNN - 12 Oct 2017
(CNN) The Boy Scouts will soon include girls, and not everyone's happy about it. The 107-year-old organization announced Wednesday that younger girls will be allowed to join Cub Scouts and that older girls will be eligible to earn the prestigious rank ...
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Boy Scout saves classmate's life in the cafeteria

KHOU - 16 Dec 2017
“He told me that after three compressions, it kind of came up in his mouth," Frank said. “He was about to pass out, so I had to do it immediately. If I'd waited any longer, he would have probably been on the floor.” Frank is a Tenderfoot Scout with ...
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School punishes Boy Scout over 2-inch blade

Boston Herald - 15 Dec 2017
6 showed friends a folding knife with a less than 2-inch blade he uses on camping trips with the Boy Scouts. The teen accidentally forgot the knife was in his backpack, took it to school, and on his way home showed it to his pals while they were in his ...
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Teen Who Fought For Girls To Join Boy Scouts Seeks To Earn Eagle - 13 Dec 2017
BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY — A Bridgehampton teen who has advocated tirelessly for years for the right for young women to join Boy Scouts saw victory recently — but, sadly, by the time girls are allowed to join Boy Scout troops in 2019, she will have aged out ...
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Blaine Boy Scout recognized for heroic act

ECM Publishers - 15 Dec 2017
The Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America heard this story of heroism. At a Dec. 6 ceremony, Clark received the National Medal of Merit. The medal recognizes a youth member or an adult leader “who has performed an act of service of a rare ...
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Hazlet assistant Scoutmaster accused of sending lewd texts to boy

Asbury Park Press - 16 Dec 2017
Update: A spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement Friday evening that Palermo was a Scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts of America and lived in Middletown. On Saturday morning, the same spokesman updated the information to ...
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CO Boy Scouts set to recycle Christmas trees

KTVZ - 14 Dec 2017
BEND, Ore. - Your local Boy Scout troops are excited to begin the collection and recycling of Christmas trees in your community the weekend of December 30th & 31th and again on January 7th. We request a donation of at least $8 but will gladly accept ...
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Boy Scouts honor Melaleuca CEO with 'Distinguished Citizen Award'

East Idaho News - 15 Dec 2017
IDAHO FALLS — The Boy Scouts of America Grand Teton Council honored the CEO of Melaleuca with the Distinguished Citizen Award Tuesday evening. It's the first time the Council has presented the award to anyone in eastern Idaho. During the annual ...
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Boy Scouts collecting clothing, blankets for homeless - 14 Dec 2017
Boy Scouts collecting clothing, blankets for homeless. By State Journal Staff Report · Email the author. Published 4:01 pm Thursday, December 14, 2017. Members of Boy Scout Troop 1 and Cub Scout Pack 6, both sponsored by First Christian Church, 316 Ann ...
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Scoutmaster charged with sexual assault waives court hearing

Allentown Morning Call - 14 Dec 2017
Stephen Piller, a scoutmaster with the Minsi Trails Council of the Boy Scouts of America who is accused of sexually assaulting several scouts in his Catasauqua home for a number of years, gave up his right to a preliminary hearing Thursday afternoon ...
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Boy Scouts to honor Milo, Kabelin Ace Hardware

The Herald Argus - 13 Dec 2017
Boy Scouts to honor Milo, Kabelin Ace Hardware. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 3:45 pm. Boy Scouts to honor Milo, Kabelin Ace Hardware 0 ...
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Boy Scouts helping with Christmas tree recycling program in Benicia

Vallejo Times Herald - 16 Dec 2017
Participants must sign up and can do so by calling the Christmas Tree Recycling Hotline at (707) 551-4520 or by going to and signing up there. Fill in your pick-up information and they will be there on the day you request. Trees must ...
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Boy Scouts of America Ethan Giving Tree Program

MyHighPlains - 13 Dec 2017
AMARILLO, TX - The Boy Scouts of America Golden Spread Council is giving folks on the panhandle a chance to help buy equipment for local scouts. The national Boy Scouts office in Irving started the Ethan Giving Tree program two years ago. The idea ...

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