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Remington painting draws $5.6M at Nevada auction

A Frederic Remington painting depicting U.S. Cavalry soldiers has fetched $5.6 million, and a Norman Rockwell painting featuring a Boy Scout and two American presidents has drawn $4.2 million at auction in Reno, organizers said Sunday. Full story

Boy Scout renovates Chicopee monument

Chicopee Boy Scout Brandon Aube is a young man with a mission.  He wants to obtain the prestigious Eagle Scout Badge, and the way to get that is through a community service project. Full story

3 Doors Down to perform at US Scouts Jamboree

Multi-platinum rock band 3 Doors Down will headline the Boy Scouts National Jamboree's featured concert this weekend as a replacement for acts that had previously pulled out during a divisive debate over the Boy Scouts of America's exclusion of gays. Full story

Boy Scouts exclude obese members from annual jamboree

Before the 2013 National Scout Jamboree officially kicked off on Tuesday, the thousands of youth and adult leaders in attendance had to first submit their Body Mass Index (BMI) for review. Full story

Blood pressure in US kids, teens soars

   The percentage of U.S. children and adolescents with high blood pressure has climbed steadily over the past 13 years, a new health study shows. NBC News' Dr. Nancy Snyderman has the details.

Report: W.Va. Scout park supported 850 jobs

Construction of a permanent home for the national Boy Scout Jamboree has pumped nearly $170 million in income into the southern West Virginia economy over the past four years, according to an economic-impact report released Monday. Full story

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  Lightning strikes Boy Scout camp; 26 injured

Lightning struck near a Boy Scout campsite in Belmont, N.H., overnight, where 23 scouts and three adults were hospitalized. All are reported to be doing well.

  Boy Scouts help plan flags on vets' graves

Boy Scouts help a World War II vet honor the fallen on Memorial Day. WSTM's Brandon Roth reports.

  A big change for the Boy Scouts of America

In her “Footnote,” Melissa Harris-Perry talks about the Boy Scouts’ of America's decision to accept openly gay members but exclude openly gay troop leaders.

  GLAAD: Boy Scouts sending 'very mixed message' on equality

Ross Murray from GLAAD talks with MSNBC's Craig Melvin about the Boy Scouts' decision to allow openly gay members but not openly gay scout leaders.

  Boy Scouts of America ends ban on openly gay scouts

The organization has dropped its ban on gay scouts but kept its ban on gay scout leaders in place. Zach Wahls of Scouts for Equality shares his reaction.

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Boy Scout statue is seen in this file photo taken at the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Irving
Boy Scout statue is seen in this file photo taken at the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Irving

The statue of a Boy Scout stands in the entrance to Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas, in this February 5, 2013 file photo. To match Special Report BOYSCOUTS-FINANCES/ REUTERS/Tim Sharp/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY BUSINESS)

A file photo shows a Boy Scouts of America handbook in San Diego
A file photo shows a Boy Scouts of America handbook in San Diego

A Boy Scouts of America handbook is seen in San Diego, California in this October 18, 2012 file photo. To match Special Report BOYSCOUTS-FINANCES/ REUTERS/Staff/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY BUSINESS)

File photo shows Boy Scouts of America troop members attending a Memorial Day weekend commemorative event in Los Angeles
File photo shows Boy Scouts of America troop members attending a Memorial Day weekend commemorative event in Los Angeles

Boy Scouts of America troop members attend a Memorial Day weekend commemorative event in Los Angeles, California, in this May 25, 2013 file photo. To match Special Report BOYSCOUTS-FINANCES/ REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY BUSINESS)

File photo shows John Stemberger speaking during a news conference announcing the launch of a national organization and the coalition to keep open homosexuality out of the Boy Scouts, Orlando
File photo shows John Stemberger speaking during a news conference announcing the launch of a national organization and the coalition to keep open homosexuality out of the Boy Scouts, Orlando

John Stemberger, head of the coalition group OnMyHonor.Net, speaks as parents, Scoutmasters, Eagle Scouts and other Scouting members hold a news conference to announce the launch of a national organization and the coalition to keep open homosexuality out of the Boy Scouts, in Orlando, Florida in thi