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Boy Scouts’ Jamboree Puts Weight Restrictions on Scouts, Leaders

This year’s Boy Scouts of America’s national Jamboree is being billed as the most physically demanding in its history, but if your BMI is too high, you’re not invited.

KDKA-TV–07/16/2013

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Family Distraught After Woman Found Dead In River

For the family of Peggy Sue Kriek, the details surrounding her brutal murder are difficult to comprehend and even harder to talk about.

06/24/2013

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Boy Scouts Vote To Include Gays Members

Local Leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to include gay boys for the first time into their organization.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/24/2013

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Local Boy Becomes Eagle Scout Despite Great Obstacles

The Washington County Fairgrounds Camporee is a chance for Boy Scouts to share stories and compare merit badges.

05/09/2013

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Former Doctor Pleads Guilty To Molesting 2 Students

A former western Pennsylvania doctor already serving six to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a teen boy from 1989 to 1995 while working as a Boy Scout leader has now pleaded guilty to molesting two students at a reform school where he was a consulting physician.

04/23/2013

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Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Super Bowl, Boy Scouts And The Vine App

Tuesday’s edition of the KDKA Afternoon News featured more updates from the Super Bowl, the Boy Scouts’ possible policy change on gays and who could turn out to be the next head of the Port Authority.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2013

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Ousted Boy Scout Leader Reacts To Potential Policy Change

A Bridgeport, Ohio woman ousted as the Den Mother of her son’s Boy Scout group is reacting to the national organization’s possible shift in policy regarding gays and lesbians as leaders.

01/28/2013

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Local Executive: Boy Scouts Are Safe For Young People

The Boy Scouts of America recently released confidential documents about ineligible volunteers.

10/24/2012

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts led the "Pledge of Allegiance"

Boy Scouts Executive Opens Up About Allegations

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Michael Surbaugh, Scout Executive of the Laurel Highlands Council, BSA, to find out what is really going on with the Boy Scouts.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/24/2012

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts led the "Pledge of Allegiance"

Boy Scouts Pedophile List Revealed

The release of hundreds of documents related to alleged sexual abuse within the Boy Scouts program decades ago reveals a number of cases centered in the local viewing area.

10/19/2012

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Couple Admits To Stealing Aluminum Cans

Aluminum cans were stolen from a Cub Scout recycling project in Westmoreland County.

03/02/2012

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Beaver County Man Struck By Lightning

Keith Bowler says he was on a Boy Scout camping trip in Industry. While sitting on the ground on Saturday, he saw a flash and heard an explosion.

05/17/2011

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