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Yesterday | MassLive.com

The Amish Project closes out Chester Theater Company's 25th season

The Amish Project broadly explores "what is justice?" and the correspondence between the inherent unfairness and finality of death versus survivors coping with that, searching for meaning.

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Related Topix: Religion, Theater, Arts

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Monday | FOX Carolina

Father of abducted Amish girls sorry for suspects

The father of two Amish girls abducted last week said he feels sorry for the man and the woman authorities say kidnapped and sexually abused them before letting them go.

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Related Topix: Religion, Oswegatchie, NY, St Lawrence County, NY

Monday | ABC News

Father of Abducted Amish Girls Sorry for Suspects

The father of two Amish girls abducted last week said he feels sorry for the man and the woman authorities say kidnapped and sexually abused them before letting them go.

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Related Topix: Religion, Oswegatchie, NY, St Lawrence County, NY

Monday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may have occurred when he put his hands up or when his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Father of Amish girls feels sorry for suspects in kidnapping

The father of two Amish girls who allegedly were abducted last week said Sunday that he feels sorry for the two people charged and jailed in connection with the incident.

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Related Topix: Religion, Life, Food, Vegetables, Hermon, NY, Heuvelton, NY

KTEN-TV Denison

Kurdish forces retake parts of Iraq's largest dam

The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests, after police dressed in riot gear used armored vehicles to disperse defiant protesters who refused to leave a... U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on the body of a black ... (more)

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Ferguson, MO, Riot, Religion

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Official: Amish girls sexually abused in abduction

Two young Amish sisters were sexually abused after their abduction from a roadside farm stand in northern New York, a prosecutor said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Religion, St Lawrence County, NY, Hermon, NY, Oswegatchie, NY

Reuters

Tourism vs. Reality TV: Exploiting Pennsylvania's Amish

They typically wear plain clothing with nothing as fancy as a button or a zipper, travel by horse-drawn buggy and shun modern conveniences like electricity.

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Related Topix: Religion, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, PA, Breaking Amish, Entertainment, Television, US Governors, Tom Corbett

The Post-Standard

After Amish girls' kidnapping, two cultures overcome obstacles

With the abduction of two Amish girls in St Lawrence County this week, two different cultures collided with unprecedented intensity.

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Related Topix: Religion, St Lawrence County, NY, Heuvelton, NY, Oswegatchie, NY, Morristown, NY

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Prosecutor: Couple sexually abused 2 Amish sisters

The northern New York couple charged in the kidnapping of two young Amish sisters were prowling for easy targets and sexually abused the girls before letting them go, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Religion, New York, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Rick Perry, Canton, NY

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Prosecutor: Couple sexually abused 2 Amish sisters

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Saturday and imposed a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.

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Related Topix: Religion, New York, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Rick Perry, Canton, NY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Daily Republic

From peyote to sex: Religious liberty fight recast

Not long ago, when religious liberty cases reached the courts, the people seeking protection for their beliefs were mostly from small faith groups and their lawyers were liberals.

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Related Topix: Religion, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Villanova University, Roman Catholic Church, Trinity College

Examiner.com

'The Amish Project' examines notions of forgiveness amidst harrowing tragedy

It's easy to say that one forgives, but in reality it more often than not proves to be a much more complex process than one initially realizes.

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Related Topix: Religion

Nanaimo Daily News

NY sheriff: Couple charged with kidnapping 2 Amish sisters may have planned other abductions

An Amish family rides along Route 812 in Heuvelton, N.Y., near the command center at the Heuvelton Volunteer Fire Department, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Religion, Heuvelton, NY, Oswegatchie, NY, Hermon, NY, Canton, NY

Cybercast News Service

Sheriff: Pair may have plotted to kidnap more kids

A couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters were prowling for easy targets and may have also planned to abduct other children, a sheriff said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Religion, Hermon, NY, St Lawrence County, NY, Oswegatchie, NY

Mail on Sunday

Don't let Americans put hormones and pesticides in our dinner,...

Father-of-three and his girlfriend 'intended to physically harm or sexually abuse' two Amish girls they 'snatched from a roadside stall before holding them captive in a property overnight' 'I just saw someone die': New details of Michael Brown shooting revealed by rapper who watched and LIVE-TWEETED it as violent protests break out hours after ... (more)

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Panama Woman Charged With DWI After Hitting Buggy

An alleged drunk driver sent an Amish woman and her child to UPMC Hamot on Friday evening after an accident in Clymer.

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Related Topix: Religion, Clymer, NY, Chautauqua County, NY, Panama, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

A Seattle-bound Washington state ferry mistakenly loaded with 484 more passengers than it was rated to carry had to return to the dock and leave the overflow at the Bremerton ferry terminal late Friday afternoon as... A Seattle-bound Washington state ferry mistakenly loaded with 484 more passengers than it was rated to carry had to return to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Rick Perry, US Governors, Albany, NY, Hermon, NY

KAUZ

Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - a case the possible 2016 presidential hopeful is dismissing as nakedly political,... A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Religion, Texas Government, Texas, Albany, NY

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - a case the possible 2016 presidential hopeful is dismissing as nakedly political,... A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Religion, Texas Government, Texas, Albany, NY, St Lawrence County, NY

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