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Local Boy Scouts leaders have mixed reaction to allowing gay adult leaders

Local Boy Scouts leaders have mixed reaction to allowing gay adult leaders

Nearly 25,000 young people from the region participate in Scouting in the Lewis & Clark Council, which means there isn’t exactly a consensus on what the decision to allow gay adult leaders means, according to Council CEO Alicia M. Lifrak. “We are from a very diverse population, and so the opinions are equally diverse,” Lifrak said.

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Metro-east workers try to beat the heat

Area workers say you have to be smart to beat the heat on days like Tuesday. Contractor Everett Norvell said he tries to get an early start on especially hot days. An excessive heat warning is in place for the metro-east Tuesday, but things will start to cool off later in the week.

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