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  • Poquoson Girl Scouts leader thanked twice for exemplary service

    Poquoson Girl Scouts leader thanked twice for exemplary service
    POQUOSON — Scouting has been part of Fiona Crawshaw's life since childhood — in England, Canada, and the United States, from Brownies to Sparks to Daisies.
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A package from home makes a difference

    In December 1970, 280,000 American troops remained in Vietnam. The scuttlebutt at Khe Shan, the isolated outpost eight miles from the Laotian border, was that the war was winding down. No one actually believed that. The Marines were supporting combat...

    Advocacy groups ask Girl Scouts to drop Barbie partnership

    A partnership between Mattel's Barbie and the Girl Scouts is under fire by two advocacy groups who say the deal harms young girls.  Announced in August, the partnership introduced a new Girl Scouts patch for Daisies and Brownies -- girls in kindergarten...

    Girl Scout sells cookies outside pot dispensary: 117 boxes in 2 hours

    Girl Scout sells cookies outside pot dispensary: 117 boxes in 2 hours
    It's that time of year again. Time when your local market entrances are flooded with Girl Scouts selling boxes of Samoas, Tagalongs and Thin Mints. But one 13-year-old Girl Scout in San Francisco and her mother made a rather business-savvy decision to...

    Young Scouts learn tricks of cookie selling

     Young Scouts learn tricks of cookie selling
    In the middle of 1,000 Orange County Girl Scouts at the Bren Events Center in Irvine on Saturday, about a dozen Daisies — those in kindergarten and first grade — crowded around a mock front door made out of cardboard. The girls, mostly 5 and...