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  • 'Perversion files' reveal local failure in Boy Scouts

    'Perversion files' reveal local failure in Boy Scouts
    Among the thousands of "perversion files" kept by the Boy Scouts of America is a Maryland-based illustration of the system's failure. Five years after an Allegany County teacher pleaded guilty to 10 sex offenses involving 12- and 13-year-old boys in...
  • Laurel Boy Scout reports from Jamboree 2013

    Laurel Boy Scout reports from Jamboree 2013
    Laurel Boy Scout Riley Horn, 17, is spending 10 days at the Boy Scouts of America's National Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in the New River Gorge in West Virginia. This is Riley's second Jamboree, and for the second time he is...
  • Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Oriol Servia will have a ride at Grand Prix of Baltimore
    When the IZOD IndyCar Series arrived in Baltimore in 2011, some local fans seemed to pick a favorite driver based largely on his first name. Oriol Servia didn't disappoint. The Spaniard, whose first name is pronounced much like a certain baseball...
  • Girl Scout helps carve lasting impression at Nature Center

    Girl Scout helps carve lasting impression at Nature Center
    As some patrons and employees of the Robinson Nature Center in Columbia will tell you, bird watching is harder than it looks. Catching multiple glimpses of Maryland's diverse avian population on one of the center's nature trails tends to be more the...
  • Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore
    If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind: When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
  • Wilson brothers are in different lanes as they prepare for Sunday's Grand Prix

    Wilson brothers are in different lanes as they prepare for Sunday's Grand Prix
    Despite being separated by 11 years in age, Justin and Stefan Wilson compete, especially when it comes to anything with wheels. The brothers battle on iRacing, an online simulated racing game. They've taken it to go-kart tracks. About the only...
  • Former Eastern Shore congressman listed in Boy Scouts' 'perversion files'

    Former Eastern Shore congressman listed in Boy Scouts' 'perversion files'
    A once-prominent Eastern Shore congressman who left office in 1980 amid allegations that he had solicited sex from a 16-year-old male prostitute was flagged the same year by the Boy Scouts of America in the organization's expansive "perversion files."...
  • Southern Baptists love the Scouts, unless they happen to be gay

    Southern Baptists love the Scouts, unless they happen to be gay
    As I read the article about the Southern Baptists' position on gay scouts I couldn't help thinking about the wonderful song from the musical South Pacific entitled "You Have to be Taught to Hate" ("Southern Baptists condemn Boy Scouts policy on gays,"...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER: Partly sunny, high near 81. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning’s issues. TOP NEWS Obama, Romney trade jabs in final presidential debate: President Obama cast...
  • Winning award is 'shining' moment for Scoutmaster [Loch Raven]

    Kudos to Loch Raven resident Dick Shine who was awarded the Silver Beaver award at a Boy Scouts of America banquet at Martin's West last week. Of all the possible adult volunteers in the Dulaney district, Shine was selected as the recipient of this...
  • Boy Scout Troops' flag placement ceremony at veterans cemetery a family affair

    Boy Scout Troops' flag placement ceremony at veterans cemetery a family affair
    As the clock struck 6:30 p.m. on May 24, more than 100 Boy Scouts spread across the Baltimore National Cemetery like a wave of patriotism. The boys ranged from Tiger Scouts just getting involved with Scouting, to Eagle Scouts, who have reached the...
  • Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves

    Scouts with special needs among those who place flags on veterans' graves
    As the clock struck 6:30 p.m. on May 24, more than 100 Boy Scouts spread across the Baltimore National Cemetery like a wave of patriotism. The boys ranged from Tiger Scouts just getting involved with Scouting, to Eagle Scouts, who have reached the...