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Girl Scouts Launch 2014 Cookie Campaign

Reported: Jan. 3, 2014 11:45 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 3, 2014 1:13 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Bethany Simmons, Taisha Walker) -- The Girl Scouts want you to eat more cookies.

Cookie season arrived Friday as the Girl Scouts launched their 2014 cookie campaign.

Take your pick -- Thin Mints, Samoas or Do-Si-Dos. Those are just some of the cookies available for purchase, but the delightfully delicious sweet treats will cost you more this year. The price per box has risen to $4. That's up 50 cents from 2013.

Meanwhile, the Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council has teamed up with the Huntington Food Bank and Mountaineer Food Bank to provide cookies for the less fortunate. A person can purchase a box or multiple boxes of the cookies, which will then be distributed to people in need as part of the Gift of Caring program.

Scouts will sell cookies door-to-door until Jan. 31. You can also purchase cookies during the months of February and March at one of many cookie stands across the state.

The national favorite are Thin Mints, but the best seller in West Virgina are Samoas.

Weigh in: Tell us which is your favorite Girl Scout cookie on our Facebook page.



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