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Former Boy Scouts Sue Portland Chapter Over Sex Abuse Claim

AP | Oct. 4, 2017 12:53 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Attorneys representing three former Boy Scouts are suing the Boy Scouts of America and its Portland-area chapter for $21 million, saying they let a known pedophile become a scout leader.

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Oregon Man Files $5 Million Suit Against Boy Scouts For Sexual Abuse

OPB | Feb. 9, 2017 8:48 p.m. | Portland

A 50-year-old Portland-area man filed a $5 million lawsuit Thursday against the Boy Scouts of America, alleging he was sexually abused by his former scoutmaster.

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Boy Scouts Consider Policy Change On Gay Scouts

OPB | April 22, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Boy Scouts of America are considering allowing gay scouts into the organization.

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Thousands Visit Website Revealing Boy Scout Records

AP | Oct. 19, 2012 8:39 p.m. | Portland, Oregon

More than 200,000 people visited a website Thursday in the first three hours after attorneys made public information kept private for years by the Boy Scouts.

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Boy Scouts React To Release Of Documents

OPB | Oct. 18, 2012 6:17 p.m. | Portland

The Boy Scouts of America is reacting to the release Thursday of the names of more than 1,200 people accused of child sexual abuse within the organization. 

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Boy Scouts Files Released

OPB | Oct. 18, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Tens of thousands of pages of confidential files kept by the Boy Scouts of America were released Thursday.

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Lawyers Release Names Of 1,200 Suspected Of Abusing Boy Scouts

OPB | Oct. 18, 2012 11:51 a.m. | Portland

The names of more than 1,200 people accused of sexually abusing children while in the Boy Scouts between 1965 and 1985, were released to the public Thursday.

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Eagle Scout Medals Returned In Protest

OPB | Aug. 8, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Former Eagle Scouts have been publicly returning their medals to protest the Boy Scouts of America's continued ban on openly gay members and parent leaders. 

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Culture Club

OPB | July 19, 2012 9:40 a.m.

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

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Ruling on Access to Boy Scouts Documents

OPB | June 14, 2012 9:50 a.m.

A ruling by the Oregon Supreme Court today disappointed media organizations, including OPB, which wanted access to files in a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts over sexual abuse. 

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Boy Scouts

OPB | April 14, 2010 9 a.m.

What does the initial $1.4 million dollar verdict against the Boy Scouts mean for the organization?