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Boy Scouts to trap hawks at LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Boy Scouts will place newly built Goshawk traps Monday inside Los Angeles International Airport, to relocate birds of prey and reduce the likelihood of bird collisions with aircraft. The Goshawk trap […]

08/26/2013

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Program lets Scouts turn each other into ‘zombies’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Pssssst. Hey, Scout. Tag! You’re a zombie! Participants at the Boy Scouts of America’s National Jamboree are turning each other into virtual creepy crawlies by the thousands this week. It’s part […]

07/19/2013

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Chief: NH scouts calm after burns from lightning

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire fire chief who helped triage 23 Boy Scouts who suffered burns during a campground lightning strike says they were “incredibly calm” throughout their ordeal. “No one was screaming […]

06/25/2013

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After vote on gay youth, Scouts face more turmoil

(AP) – The Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts. Dismayed conservatives are already looking at alternative youth groups as they […]

05/24/2013

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Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America’s National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts. Of the local Scout leaders voting at […]

05/23/2013

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Boy Scouts vote on policy toward openly gay boys

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday on whether to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay […]

05/23/2013

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Under pressure, Boy Scouts may ease no-gays policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing ceaseless protests, the Boy Scouts of America is signaling its readiness to end the nationwide exclusion of gays as scouts or leaders and let the sponsors of local troops decide the matter for themselves.

01/29/2013

Boy Scouts host anti-abuse forum

(AP) – The Boy Scouts of America is hosting an unprecedented closed-door symposium with other national youth organizations, hoping to share strategies to combat sex abuse in the future. The meeting on Thursday comes as […]

10/31/2012

Boy Scouts release 20 years of 'perversion' files

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A trove of some 14,500 pages from the Boy Scouts’ so-called “perversion files” have been made public, and the files show that on numerous occasions local officials helped cover up abuse […]

10/18/2012

Americana revisited: Rockwell's models reuniting

ARLINGTON, Vt. (AP) – Don Trachte’s cowlick has been tamed. Mary Hall is no longer a towhead. Butch Corbett is still thin, but not the beanpole he once was. And Tom Paquin’s carrot top is […]

09/28/2012

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