Boy Scouts

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Boy Scouts Of America Ends Ban On Gay Scout Leaders

In a unanimous vote, the Boy Scouts of America’s executive committee approved a resolution to end the group’s ban on gay adult leaders.


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Boy Scouts’ President Calls Ban On Gay Adults “Unsustainable”

Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates told a crowd in Atlanta on Thursday that the organization’s policy of banning gay adults will likely need to change in the near future.


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Former NJ Scoutmaster Sentenced To 85 Years In Prison For Sex Assaults

Prosecutors say 41-year-old Brian Killion of Absecon preyed on the children during camping trips in Burlington and Cape May counties, at his home, at their homes and in his truck between 1997 and 2010. The boys were between 11 and 15 years old.


Ted Sulzner and his son Daniel compete in the Pine Wood Derby race at the Voorhees Town Center. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Cub Scouts Compete To See Who Has Fastest Pine Wood Race Car

Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Camden County, New Jersey visited the Voorhees Town Center Sunday for a regional Pine Wood Derby race.


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Delaware County Church Kicks Out Boy Scouts Over Decision To Allow Gays

Boy Scouts Troop 2 and Cub Scouts Pack 2 had been meeting at the Aldan Union Church since 1920.


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Hundreds Of Boyscouts To Camp Out This Weekend At Lighthouse Field

More than 300 local Boy Scouts are ‘camping out’ this weekend at Lighthouse Field, at Front and Erie Streets in North Philadelphia and will be taking part in activities such as, pioneering, first aid and other core scout skills.


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New Jersey Summer Camps Move Activities To The Water As The Heat Cranks Up

On the hottest day of the year outdoor activities at Tall Pines Day Camp centered around the pool.


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Flag Week Kicks Off With Ceremony At Betsy Ross House

The ceremony served as a reminder on just how to handle Old Glory when it shouldn’t be used anymore.


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Fallen War Vets Honored At Annual Memorial Day Parade In Bridesburg

Several streets in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia were lined with people and filled with marchers for Monday’s annual Memorial Day Parade.


Stigall Show Log 5.24.13

Chris discusses President Obama and Governor Christie’s upcoming trip to the Jersey Shore and a protester that heckled the President over drone strikes. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Pete Holmes.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/24/2013

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Some Say Boy Scouts’ Vote To Allow Gay Members Doesn’t Go Far Enough

A local man who pressed the Cradle of Liberty Boy Scouts Council in Philadelphia in recent years to reject national BSA policy barring gays in the organization says the national stance still may generate discontent.


Stigall Show Log 5.21.13

Chris covers the tragic details from Oklahoma after a tornado destroyed much of an Oklahoma City suburb and the continuing scandals around the IRS investigating political groups, the Benghazi terror attack, and the Justice Department accessing the phone records of reporters. He talks to CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson, Eagle Scout John Stemberger, and Jeremy Scahill about his upcoming film, Dirty Wars.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/21/2013

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Boy Scouts Considering Changing Policy Of Excluding Gays

The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic change in its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.



Boy Scouts From Across The Region Compete For Nuclear Science Merit Badge

More than six dozen boy scouts spent Saturday in the shadow of a nuclear power plant in order to earn a special merit badge.


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Controversy Behind The Future Of The Boy Scouts Historic Building Continues

City lawyers say they are ‘likely to appeal’ a federal court ruling that went against the city this week, in the long-running controversy over the future of the Boy Scouts historic building.