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3 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Amish gather with hammers and nails to show their gratitude

Jeffrey M. Stinson's eyes teared up Friday morning as he watched more than 30 Amish teens and men pound nails and cut lumber while building him a new garage beside his 365 County Route 20 home.

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Related Topix: Religion, Heuvelton, NY, Hermon, NY, Gouverneur, NY

3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'The Shunning'

"As she wonders what could have been and starts separating herself from her community's strict religious customs, the town turns their backs on her just when she needs them the most."

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Related Topix: Religion, Wedding

15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

From tackling the NFL draft in 'Draft Day' to jamming at the roller rink with the Twin City Derby Girls, staff writer Tim Mitchell's recommendations for the week ahead: The Arthur Amish Country Cheese Festival concludes with the Rat Race 5K; an antique tractor show; Amish buggy rides and stagecoach rides; the National Cheese Curd Spitting Contest; ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Arthur, Life, Food, Cheese, Religion, Food Festival, Farmer City, IL

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Amish gather with hammers and nails to show their gratitude

Jeffrey M. Stinson's eyes teared up Friday morning as he watched more than 30 Amish teens and men as they pounded nails and cut lumber while building him a new garage beside his 365 County Route 20 home.

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Related Topix: Religion, Heuvelton, NY, Hermon, NY, Gouverneur, NY

JD Journal

Hate Crime Convictions in Amish Beard-Cutting Case Overturned

Summary : An appellate court overturned the hate crime convictions of several Amish defendants who cut the hair and beards of other Amish in 2011 in a retaliatory attack for allegedly disrespecting a community leader.

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Related Topix: Religion, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Daily Record

Local opinions differ on Amish haircutting case

Their convictions for federal hate crimes have been overturned, but Sam Mullet and those convicted of crimes for following his orders will remain incarcerated a at least for the time being.

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Related Topix: Religion, Prison, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Ohio, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WBNS

Amish Family Survives Hit & Run Driver Who Hit Buggy

It could have been much worse - a father, mother, and their infant daughter were all sent flying from an Amish buggy.

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Related Topix: Religion, Fairfield County, OH

Westminster College

College to Host Author on Amish Culture

Westminster College will host sociologist and author Dr. Donald Kraybill for a talk and book signing Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Religion, Ohio, US News, Elizabethtown College

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Medina Gazette

Court overturns convictions in Amish hair attacks

An appeals court on Wednesday overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio.

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Related Topix: Religion, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ohio, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Man robs Amish buggy at gunpoint

Lancaster Newspapers reports the buggy was carrying three people early Monday morning when a white minivan pulled into its path and forced it to stop.

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Related Topix: Religion

York Dispatch

Van forces horse-drawn buggy to stop in Lancaster robbery

Police in say someone forced an Amish horse and buggy off a central Pennsylvania road to pull an armed robbery.

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The Baltimore Sun

Amish experience: Tourism dollars and televised depictions

It's that Old World charm of the Amish that draws 8 million tourists - and $1.9 billion - each year to Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, home of the nation's largest Amish community of 31,000.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, PA, Bird in Hand, PA

Gawker

Horse and Buggy Robbed by Masked Gunmen

A group of Amish riding in a horse and buggy along a East Lampeter Township, Penn.

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Related Topix: Religion

USA Today

Amish to build garage for pair who aided abducted girls

In northern New York, members of an extended Amish family plan to hold a "garage raising" for the couple who returned two kidnapped Amish girls to their home.

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Related Topix: Religion, New York, Richville, NY, Oswegatchie, NY, Hermon, NY

PennLive.com

Amish buggy robbery; New Cumberland doctor charged: Overnight police report

David A. Wait, 55, was arrested Friday amid allegations that he accepted thousands of dollars in exchange for writing illegal Oxycodone prescriptions.

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Related Topix: Religion, Cumberland County, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

Horse and buggy robbed at gunpoint in Lancaster Co., police say

A man robbed a horse and buggy at gunpoint on a Lancaster County road early Monday morning, according to police.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, PA, Religion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Moment Michael Brown was shot dead 'caught on audio recording': FBI ...

Breaking Bad goes out on a high! Bryan Cranston scores a gong at Emmy Awards as his costars triumph too Moment Michael Brown was shot dead 'caught on audio recording': FBI handed potentially damning tape of ELEVEN shots being fired - including final volley of 'kill shots' 'Three-parent babies' at the center of health investigation-thirteen years ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bryan Cranston, Religion, Home Gardening, Home, Ferguson, MO

ABC 27

Amish horse and buggy robbed

Officials say the buggy was traveling east on E. Eby Road around 12:40 a.m. on Monday when a white minivan approaching in the westbound lane pulled into the eastbound lane, forcing the buggy to stop.

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Related Topix: Religion, Dauphin County, PA

ABC News

Van Forces Horse-Drawn Buggy to Stop in Robbery

Police in say someone forced an Amish horse and buggy off a central Pennsylvania road to pull an armed robbery.

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WPMT-TV York

Three people in Amish horse and buggy robbed in Lancaster Co.

"At approximately 12:40 am, Monday, 8/25/14, an armed robbery occurred in the 300 block of East Eby Road.

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Related Topix: Religion, Lancaster, PA

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