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8 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Religion, Juneau, AK, Italy, World News,

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

Daily Mail

Shaghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes: China reveals plans for...

'We've had enough of the senseless killings': Michael Brown's mother breaks down in tears and teen's step-mom tells mourners how he 'prophesized his own death' as thousands attend funeral Was James Foley murdered by ISIS a YEAR ago? Syrian official makes extraordinary claim that footage is old as video expert says beheading may have been STAGED ... (more)

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Daily Kos

Film Review: The Amish, Shunned

A recently released PBS documentary is entitled The Amish: Shunned . Over the course of its nearly two hour long running time, the lives of five or so who have chosen to leave the church are portrayed.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pennsylvania

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Amish family files rare suit in baby's crash death

Loren and Eva Schlabach lost their only son in a traffic accident on a clear summer day more than two years ago.

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Related Topix: Religion, Shipshewana, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Lagrange County, IN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Campbellsville, KY, Campbellsville University

Daily Mail

Alex Salmond's former policy chief launches blistering attack on...

'We didn't realize how brutal they were': James Foley's parents speak of their shock at son's beheading even after they received email warning from ISIS about 'quenching our thirst for your blood' The hunt for 'Jihadi John': London doctor accused of kidnapping journalists in Syria is probed as search for James Foley's executioner intensifies Obama ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Religion, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WTOC-TV Savannah

Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college... A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Kentucky, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

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