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New Question Surfaces for Transgender Leaders in Boy Scouts

Now that the Boy Scouts of America has voted to end its ban on gay adults, another question of sexual identity comes from Jane White, a St. Louisan that is transgender. Will she be able to rejoin the scouts?

07/28/2015

GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23:  Jennifer Tyrrell of Bridgeport, Ohio, a Cub Scout den leader who was kicked out in 2012 for being openly gay, embraces her son Cruz Burns, 8, before a news conference at the Great Wolf Lodge May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America today ended its policy of prohibiting openly gay youths from participating in Scout activities, while leaving intact its ban on gay adults and leaders.  (Photo by Stewart House/Getty Images)

BSA Allows Gay Leaders, Churches Can Still Be Exclusive

The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

07/28/2015

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Mixed Messages in Monarch Fire Protection District

More controversy in the Monarch Fire Protection District, this time involving the Explorer Program that has been in existence for 20 years.

03/10/2015

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Boy Scout Leader: Border Patrol Official Pointed Gun At Scout’s Head

A Boy Scout leader says a Border Patrol agent pointed a gun at the head at one of his Scouts while his troop was at the Canadian-Alaskan border.

07/23/2014

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Boys Scouts Carry on a Memorial Day Tradition

More than 4,000 scouts will decorate each of the 190,000 graves in the cemetery with American flags.

05/24/2014

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Former Boy Scouts Volunteer Gets 5-Year Sentence

Prosecutors say Michael Engler thought he was communicating with a 14-year-old boy on Craigslist, but it was really an undercover officer.

05/07/2014

Chief of Police Sam Dotson and Boy Scout executive Ron Green boxing food donations.  (Photo: Boy Scouts)

Local Boy Scouts Collect 2.1 Million Food Items

Greater Saint Louis Area Council of Boy Scouts CEO Ron Green says thousands took part in the region’s largest single-day food drive, Saturday, and even more made donations.

11/16/2013

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St. Charles Boy Scout Volunteer Charged With Sex Act

Michael Engler, 50, was arrested after an undercover sting by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, St. Louis County Police, Secret Service, and other law enforcement agencies.

10/22/2013

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Local Lutherans Announce Position on Boy Scouts Policy

The denomination will honor the Scouts’ decision to allow gay members but will leave it up to each individual congregation to decide what to do next.

10/09/2013

Justice

Illinois Man Injured by Toppled Tree at Scout Camp Settles

John Gremli of Alton reached a deal with the Boy Scouts of America & Lewis and Clark Council Inc. soon after the Madison County trial began.

06/26/2013

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