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Business-savvy Girl Scout sells cookies outside SF marijuana club

San Francisco - An enterprising teen from San Francisco and her mom have devised a savvy sales scheme, selling Girl Scout cookies outside a local medical marijuana dispensary.

Earth Hour 2013: Coming soon to a light bulb near you

Singapore - Earth Hour, the world’s largest movement for the planet, launched its campaign for 2013 in Singapore on February 27. This year Earth Hour will take place on Saturday, March 23 at 8:30 p.m. in time zones throughout the world.

Op-Ed: Indiana lawmaker refuses to honor Girl Scouts, cites gay agenda

Fort Wayne - No, this is not a bit of satire from "The Onion." This is sadly true. A lawmaker from the Hoosier State refused to sign off on a resolution honoring the Girl Scouts on their 100th Anniversary.

Op-Ed: Girl Scout cookies — A new, healthier option?

It’s Girl Scout Cookie time, and this year you don’t have to fret (as much) about high calorie, high fat choices. The Girl Scouts are selling a lower fat option that might help you keep your New Year’s weight loss resolution.

La. Girl Scout troops disband to protest transgender inclusion

Denver - Should a transgender 7-year old boy, who acts and thinks like a girl, be allowed to participate in a chapter of the Girl Scouts? This controversy is shaking things up in a big way in Girl Scout troops throughout the U.S.

7-year-old boy tries to join Girl Scouts

Bobby Montoya of Denver, CO wishes to join the organization because he identifies more with the female lifestyle. His request for entry was initially denied, but he may soon get his chance after a review of the membership eligibility requirements.

Girl Scouts to close 5 camps in Ohio - Camp Sugarbush to be cut

For years Camp Sugarbush in Kinsman, Ohio has been the home of North East Ohio girl scouts in Trumbull County. The Girl Scouts organization has announced it will be selling Camp Sugarbush and four other camp grounds in Ohio.

Fla. woman charged with assault after roommate nabbed Thin Mints

Police arrested a Florida woman after she allegedly chased her roommate with a pair of scissors, struck her with a board, bit her, and hit her with a sign. The dispute was over Girl Scout cookies.

The 94-year tradition continues: Girl Scout cookies are on sale Special

Bentonville - Since 1917, the Girl Scouts have been selling cookies to finance troop activities and the cookies are on sale now in neighborhoods and in front of businesses across America.

NJ factory may lose Girl Scout uniform bid to China

Jackie Evans Inc. a small textile company in New Jersey has been in business for 10 years making uniforms for the Girl Scouts.

58-year-old man plows into group selling Girl Scout cookies

Three young Girl Scouts were hit by an older man who mistakenly pressed the gas instead of the brake pedal while parking his car in a handicapped spot at a local California grocery store. The girls and a mom-volunteer had been selling Girl Scout cookies.

GSA is Using Smaller Cookie Cutters to Make Ends Meet

Things aren’t so sweet for the Girl Scouts of America. Customers who look forward to the organization’s yearly sale of cookies are scratching for dough just as the scouts are.

Cookies Made By Girl Scouts Go Trans Fat Free

The cookies sold by Girl Scouts’ 90th year batch would be healthy as they are virtually free of artery-clogging trans fats as they not only found alternative that taste as good as trans fats but the substitutes that do not compromise on shelf life.
 

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A customer purchases his favorite Girl Scout cookies.  Bentonville  Ark.  Feb. 20  2011
A customer purchases his favorite Girl Scout cookies. Bentonville, Ark. Feb. 20, 2011
SCOUTS: Yeoman 2nd Class Krystal Trotter reaches for a box of Thin Mints at Camp Carroll in Waegwan ...
SCOUTS: Yeoman 2nd Class Krystal Trotter reaches for a box of Thin Mints at Camp Carroll in Waegwan, South Korea, after more than 30,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies arrived at the base. Chief Gunner’s Mate Keith Anderson and Aviation Boatswain's Mate Altraneise Phillips also prepare to distribute the treats.
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Boxes of Girl Scout cookies.  Bentonville  Ark.  Feb. 20  2011
Boxes of Girl Scout cookies. Bentonville, Ark. Feb. 20, 2011
New Concord  Ohio  Girl Scout Troups 187 and 506 Honored with 2005 Take Pride in America Award
New Concord, Ohio, Girl Scout Troups 187 and 506 Honored with 2005 Take Pride in America Award,
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Parents  Troop Leaders  and Scouts at Girl Scout Troop 5042 s cookie booth at Walmart Neighborhood M...
Parents, Troop Leaders, and Scouts at Girl Scout Troop 5042's cookie booth at Walmart Neighborhood Market. Bentonville, Ark. Feb. 20, 2011

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