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Summit Bechtel Boy Scout Reserve Receives Big Boost

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A social media agency in Fayette County is taking the boy scouts into the 21st century. More>>

Prepping for the Boy Scouts of America

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Mercer, Fayette, and Greenbrier counties are getting to participate in the Reaching the Summit Community Service Initiative all week long.

     
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Report: W.Va. incidents cited in Boy Scout files

Just-released files show two West Virginia Boy Scout leaders were allowed to resign in the 1970s without facing criminal charges amid allegations of sexual abuse involving young boys. More>>

Boy Scout Camp Results in $50 Million Economic Impact

State leaders and the Boy Scouts of America promised The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve would live up to its hype. More>>

Boy Scouts and Tourism Featured in Gov.'s Business Report

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The West Virginia Edge Business Report was released by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D-W.Va.) on Thursday, Nov. 15.
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Six Million Dollars to be Spent on Fayette County Boy Scouts of America Reserve

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The state is spending nearly 6 million dollars on road projects to support the Boy Scouts of America's new reserve in Fayette County. More>>

Former W.Va. Eagle Scout encouraged by new Boy Scouts' proposal on gay membership

A Huntington man who protested the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay Scouts and troop leaders says he's encouraged by a proposal to allow sponsoring organizations to decide for themselves whether to admit gays. More>>

What should Boy Scouts do about gay ban?

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It's now up to the Boy Scouts' national council to decide whether to lift it's ban on gay members and leaders. It is a hot topic, stirring up a lot of debate in our area More>>

Jepsen drops Boy Scouts event over gay rights

Carly Rae Jepsen is canceling her performance at the Boy Scouts of America Jamboree because of the scouts' exclusion of gays. More>>

West Virginia is prepared for Boy Scout Jamboree

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The Boy Scout Jamboree is just a few short months away. More>>

Jamboree Boy Scouts must meet weight requirement

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The Boy Scout Jamboree is just around the corner and scouts wanting to participate may want to think twice about their eating habits. More>>

Gay scouts? Boy Scouts to make landmark decision

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The Boy Scouts of America are expected to wrap up a two day meeting in which one the topics up for discussion is whether or not to change its long-standing ban on openly gay scouts. More>>