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  • Disney to end donations to Boy Scouts over ban of gay leaders

    Starting in 2015 the Boy Scouts of America's policy banning adult leaders who are gay will cost the organization donations from Walt Disney Co. Though Disney doesn't provide money to the Boy Scouts' national or local councils, the Burbank-based...
  • Disney to cut funding to Boy Scouts over ban on gay adult leaders

    Disney to cut funding to Boy Scouts over ban on gay adult leaders
    Walt Disney Co. said it will stop financial support for Boy Scouts-related organizations beginning next year because of the Scouts' policy banning adult leaders who are gay. The Boy Scouts said it is "disappointed" with the move. The company’s...
  • Not so nonprofit: 34 top charity execs earn $1 million or more

    At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...
  • Boy, 8, struck by parade float in Crystal Lake

    Boy, 8, struck by parade float in Crystal Lake
    The 8-year-old boy trapped under a moving float during a Crystal Lake holiday parade had to undergo surgery for a broken leg, but is expected to be OK, police said Saturday. About 7:50 p.m. Friday, the boy's leg became caught in the wheel of a float...
  • Kelly Clark dies at 56; made Boy Scouts divulge secrets on pedophiles

    Kelly Clark, an Oregon attorney who won a nearly $20-million judgment for a sex abuse victim against the Boy Scouts of America and forced the organization to release secrets on pedophiles contained in its so-called perversion files, has died. He was 56....
  • Boy Scout troop ouster from a church is a sign of anti-gay bigotry

    Boy Scout troop ouster from a church is a sign of anti-gay bigotry
    There is a part of Delaware County — from Drexel Hill, through Clifton Heights, to Aldan — that had a warm welcoming appearance, at first glance. It was as attractive looking as any place could be. It was only about 1,000 yards from our...
  • Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]

    Editor: On behalf of the Town of Bel Air and the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, I would like to thank the citizens of greater Bel Air for their attendance and enthusiasm at [Sunday's] Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration. The...
  • Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders

    Lockheed Martin ends support of Boy Scouts over ban on gay leaders
    The Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay leaders is losing the organization more money -- this time from Maryland. This week, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin, one of the largest private employers in the state, announced it will no longer provide...
  • Special achievement for a special Scout

    Special achievement for a special Scout
    After nearly 10 years as a Boy Scout, Chad Dominguez stood in front of more than 200 people on Sunday to receive the highest rank in Scouting — Eagle Scout. Becoming an Eagle Scout is no easy task, but for Dominguez and his family, the recognition...
  • Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts

    Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts
    Pascal Tessier, 17, had aspired to rise to the rank of Eagle Scout since he was in the sixth grade. "It shows to everyone that I'm a capable person — that I'm worth something," said Tessier, of Kensington, Md. He knew it would be an arduous...
  • Two Maryland teens make Out100 list

    Two Maryland teens make Out100 list
    Maryland connections are sprinkled through Out Magazine's 2013 Out100 list, a roll call of the year's most influential members of the LGBT community that has been gradually released online since last Tuesday. Take L.A.-based filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz,...