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Top Boy Scouts of America Articles

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  • Spaghetti dinner a tradition at St. Gerald

    Greetings, fellow Oak Lawnians! St. Gerald-based Boy Scout Troop 619 and Cub Scout Pack 3619 are hosting their annual spaghetti dinner from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Gerald Parish, 9310 S. 55th Court in Oak Lawn. This will be the 43rd year for the...
  • Girl Scout starts afterschool program to encourage science among girls

    While many children and young adults gravitate toward scouting for the camping and other activities, Shannon Harrington, of Plantation, was attracted by the community aspects of Girl Scouts of America. "I have a lot of strong memories of food drives...
  • Quite a catch: Niles St. John Brebeuf Fish Fry reels 'em in

    For which occasion should one net 100 pounds of potatoes, 100 pounds of tilapia, 10 gallons of tomato soup and two dozen lemons? Why, the Niles St. John Brebeuf Fish Fry, of course. The March 13 tradition rounded out your choice of baked or fried...
  • Lake veterans groups to hold flag-burning ceremony

    Lake veterans groups to hold flag-burning ceremony
    LEESBURG — When a group of veterans take scissors and a flame Saturday to Old Glory, they'll be disposing of the American flag in one of the most respectful ways possible. The veterans, from the Leesburg-based Amvets Post 2006 and Korean War and...
  • Utah House passes church-backed anti-discrimination bill

    Utah House passes church-backed anti-discrimination bill
    A Mormon-church-backed anti-discrimination bill that protects LGBT Utah residents and religious rights received final approval at the state's Republican-controlled Legislature on Wednesday. The House of Representatives voted 65-10 to pass the bill,...
  • After short delay, St. Norbert derby sails smoothly

    After short delay, St. Norbert derby sails smoothly
    The Invitational Pinewood Derby March 7 in the St. Norbert School basement had some engine trouble getting started, but it was no biggie for hosts St. Norbert Cub Scout Pack 266. As soon as numerous volunteers ironed out the race order after last-minute...
  • LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah state Senate

    LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah state Senate
    A landmark bill that would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the workplace and housing market, while also protecting religious rights, won approval Friday in the Republican-controlled Utah state Senate. The...
  • Judge allows newer 'perversion' files in Boy Scout sex case

    Judge allows newer 'perversion' files in Boy Scout sex case
    A California judge ruled Friday that more than three decades of Boy Scout "perversion" files containing allegations of sex abuse within the organization can be used as evidence in a molestation case brought by a 20-year-old man that goes to trial month,...
  • Settlement in sex abuse case keeps Scouts' 'perversion files' closed

    Settlement in sex abuse case keeps Scouts' 'perversion files' closed
    A settlement reached Thursday by the Boy Scouts of America with the family of a Santa Barbara County man molested by a Scout leader in 2007 effectively ends the possibility, for now, that recent files maintained by the organization documenting suspected...
  • Calif. attorney seeks to use 'perversion' files in Boy Scout sex abuse trial

    A lawsuit brought by a 20-year-old man who was molested by a Boy Scout leader in 2007 could force the organization to reveal 16 years' worth of "perversion" files documenting sex abuse allegations. Files that were kept by the Boy Scouts of America...
  • Boy Scouts settle sex abuse lawsuit before 'perversion files' are opened

    Boy Scouts settle sex abuse lawsuit before 'perversion files' are opened
    The Boy Scouts of America announced Thursday that it had settled a lawsuit brought by the family of a Santa Barbara County man who was molested by a volunteer Scout leader in 2007. The family of the victim, now 20, sued the Boy Scouts, alleging the...