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Caterpillar Drops Boy Scout Support Over Gay Ban

Caterpillar Inc. says it will no longer give money to the Boy Scouts of America because the organization doesn’t allow homosexuals to serve as adult leaders. Spokeswoman Rachel Potts says that the Caterpillar Foundation made the decision while reviewing the groups it supports.

06/13/2013

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Texas Judge Backs Order On Boy Scout Abuse Files

A Texas district judge on Wednesday reaffirmed an earlier ruling that requires the Boy Scouts of America to turn over so-called “perversion” files kept on abuse claims, one of three states where the Scouts are involved in court battles over the private files.

01/30/2013

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

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32 Minnesota Boy Scout Leaders Accused Of Sex Abuse

The Boy Scouts of America released 20 years worth of secret files on Thursday, which hold the names of men suspected of child sex abuse while serving as a volunteer or a troop leader.

10/19/2012

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‘Double Dog Dare’ Rappelling In St. Paul For Charity

Ever felt like rappelling down the side of a building just to say you did it? The Ecolab building in downtown St. Paul is giving people that chance on Friday, and it’s for charity.

09/07/2012

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Boy Scouts To Review Ban On Gays; No Change Imminent

The Boy Scouts of America will review a resolution that would allow individual units to accept gays as adult leaders, but a spokesman says there’s no expectation that the ban on gay leaders will in fact be lifted any time soon.

06/06/2012