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* Dec 2013: Venturing awards will be changed around the time of the BSA National Annual Meeting in May 2014. From then on, Venturing members may begin working on the new awards. The old awards will be discontinued Dec 31, 2014. [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/program_update/pdf/2014_Program_Change_Overview_Venturing.pdf 2014 Venturing Program Change Overview]
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*October 08: Public Law 110-363 requires the U.S. Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the [[Boy Scouts of America]]. [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d110:HR05872:@@@X Full Story]
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*September 9: Little Sioux Scout Ranch, Scouts and Leaders involved in the tornado tragedy received new award from the state of Nebraska. [http://www.ashland-gazette.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20112190&BRD=2712&PAG=461&dept_id=556239&rfi=6 Full Story]
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*August 12: Boy Scouts prepared to launch marketing campaign to connect with digital-era youth. [http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/tv/stories/DN-boyscouts_12met.ART.State.Edition1.4d4d188.html Full story]
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*July 15: The [[Mining in Society]] merit badge, previewed at the National Jamboree, will be released Feb 24, at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration’s Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City. [http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2014/02/03/heres-the-mining-in-society-mb-patch-and-first-two-requirements/ First overview]
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*July 1: The [[World Organization of the Scout Movement]] welcomes four new member organizations. [http://scout.org/en/information_events/news/2008/world_scouting_membership_rises_to_160_national_scout_organizations Full story]
*June 11: Four Boy Scouts dead and dozens injured from tornado at Little Sioux Scout Ranch in Iowa. [http://www.foxnews.com/projects/pointroll/index.html?pid=606048U30920080425160714&redir=http://ad.doubleclick.net/click%3Bh=v8/36dd/3/0/*/e%3B202199158%3B0-0%3B0%3B26605397%3B2321-160/600%3B26315705/26333559/1%3B%3B~okv=%3Bcomp=%3Bptype=story%3Bpageid=379540%3Bcol=%3Bkw=iowa%20tornado%20weather%20boy%20scout%3Bs1=us%3Bs2=null%3Bpos=frame1%3Burl=story_0_2933_365782_00%3Bfnc=ad%3Bsegs=e05510_10310%3Bsegs=e05510_10160%3Bsegs=e05510_10262%3Bsegs=e05510_10263%3Bsegs=e05510_10270%3Bsegs=e05510_10277%3Bsegs=e05510_10297%3Bsegs=e05510_10261%3Bsegs=e05510_10308%3Bsegs=e05510_10307%3Bsegs=e05510_10306%3Bsegs=e05510_10281%3Bsegs=e05510_10157%3Bsegs=e05510_10305%3Bsegs=e05510_10158%3Bsegs=e05510_10159%3Bsegs=e05510_10304%3Bsegs=e05510_10162%3Bsegs=e05510_10164%3Bsegs=e05510_10169%3Bsegs=e05510_10170%3Bs%3B~aopt=0/ff/ff/ff%3B~fdr=202256043%3B0-0%3B1%3B22018482%3B4307-300/250%3B26360965/26378819/1%3B%3B~okv=%3Bcomp=%3Bptype=story%3Bpageid=379540%3Bcol=%3Bkw=iowa%20tornado%20weather%20boy%20scout%3Bs1=us%3Bs2=null%3Bpos=frame1%3Burl=story_0_2933_365782_00%3Bfnc=ad%3Bsegs=e05510_10310%3Bsegs=e05510_10160%3Bsegs=e05510_10262%3Bsegs=e05510_10263%3Bsegs=e05510_10270%3Bsegs=e05510_10277%3Bsegs=e05510_10297%3Bsegs=e05510_10261%3Bsegs=e05510_10308%3Bsegs=e05510_10307%3Bsegs=e05510_10306%3Bsegs=e05510_10281%3Bsegs=e05510_10157%3Bsegs=e05510_10305%3Bsegs=e05510_10158%3Bsegs=e05510_10159%3Bsegs=e05510_10304%3Bsegs=e05510_10162%3Bsegs=e05510_10164%3Bsegs=e05510_10169%3Bsegs=e05510_10170%3Bs%3B~aopt=2/0/ff/0%3B~sscs=%3F$CTURL$&flash=9&server=portalserve&bu=3150030111 Full Story]
*June 11: Four Boy Scouts dead and dozens injured from tornado at Little Sioux Scout Ranch in Iowa. [http://www.foxnews.com/projects/pointroll/index.html?pid=606048U30920080425160714&redir=http://ad.doubleclick.net/click%3Bh=v8/36dd/3/0/*/e%3B202199158%3B0-0%3B0%3B26605397%3B2321-160/600%3B26315705/26333559/1%3B%3B~okv=%3Bcomp=%3Bptype=story%3Bpageid=379540%3Bcol=%3Bkw=iowa%20tornado%20weather%20boy%20scout%3Bs1=us%3Bs2=null%3Bpos=frame1%3Burl=story_0_2933_365782_00%3Bfnc=ad%3Bsegs=e05510_10310%3Bsegs=e05510_10160%3Bsegs=e05510_10262%3Bsegs=e05510_10263%3Bsegs=e05510_10270%3Bsegs=e05510_10277%3Bsegs=e05510_10297%3Bsegs=e05510_10261%3Bsegs=e05510_10308%3Bsegs=e05510_10307%3Bsegs=e05510_10306%3Bsegs=e05510_10281%3Bsegs=e05510_10157%3Bsegs=e05510_10305%3Bsegs=e05510_10158%3Bsegs=e05510_10159%3Bsegs=e05510_10304%3Bsegs=e05510_10162%3Bsegs=e05510_10164%3Bsegs=e05510_10169%3Bsegs=e05510_10170%3Bs%3B~aopt=0/ff/ff/ff%3B~fdr=202256043%3B0-0%3B1%3B22018482%3B4307-300/250%3B26360965/26378819/1%3B%3B~okv=%3Bcomp=%3Bptype=story%3Bpageid=379540%3Bcol=%3Bkw=iowa%20tornado%20weather%20boy%20scout%3Bs1=us%3Bs2=null%3Bpos=frame1%3Burl=story_0_2933_365782_00%3Bfnc=ad%3Bsegs=e05510_10310%3Bsegs=e05510_10160%3Bsegs=e05510_10262%3Bsegs=e05510_10263%3Bsegs=e05510_10270%3Bsegs=e05510_10277%3Bsegs=e05510_10297%3Bsegs=e05510_10261%3Bsegs=e05510_10308%3Bsegs=e05510_10307%3Bsegs=e05510_10306%3Bsegs=e05510_10281%3Bsegs=e05510_10157%3Bsegs=e05510_10305%3Bsegs=e05510_10158%3Bsegs=e05510_10159%3Bsegs=e05510_10304%3Bsegs=e05510_10162%3Bsegs=e05510_10164%3Bsegs=e05510_10169%3Bsegs=e05510_10170%3Bs%3B~aopt=2/0/ff/0%3B~sscs=%3F$CTURL$&flash=9&server=portalserve&bu=3150030111 Full Story]

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  • Dec 2013: Venturing awards will be changed around the time of the BSA National Annual Meeting in May 2014. From then on, Venturing members may begin working on the new awards. The old awards will be discontinued Dec 31, 2014. 2014 Venturing Program Change Overview
  • September 9: Little Sioux Scout Ranch, Scouts and Leaders involved in the tornado tragedy received new award from the state of Nebraska. Full Story
  • August 12: Boy Scouts prepared to launch marketing campaign to connect with digital-era youth. Full story
  • July 15: The Mining in Society merit badge, previewed at the National Jamboree, will be released Feb 24, at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration’s Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City. First overview
  • July 1: The World Organization of the Scout Movement welcomes four new member organizations. Full story
  • June 11: Four Boy Scouts dead and dozens injured from tornado at Little Sioux Scout Ranch in Iowa. Full Story
  • May 15: A bill to issue a commemorative silver dollar to honor the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America is passed by the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 403-8. Full Story
  • March 16: The United Kingdom's longest-serving Girl Guide honored for 80 years of unbroken service. Full Story
  • February 18: The United Kingdom's oldest Scout troop celebrates its centenary. Full Story
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