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The Boy Scouts and a former Scout from Eugene have settled a lawsuit involving Ed Dyer, the former Scoutmaster who was shot dead more than 25 years ago by a teenager he molested.
It's not a good weekend to be a pumpkin. Starting Friday, the bright orange squashes will be loaded, launched and landing in dozens of pieces during the 27th annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin competition.
The recent release of a "treasure-trove" of names, dates and locations of men suspected of molesting boys in Scouting is likely to have broad impact, from sparking new lawsuits to forcing youth-serving organizations to ramp up their efforts to protect children in their care, according to experts in child sexual abuse.
The Boy Scouts of America plan to begin doing what critics argue they should have done decades ago — bring suspected abusers named in the organization's so-called perversion files to the attention of police departments and sheriff's offices across the country.