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  1. Violence Among the AmishRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    ... in their faith. The ruling has re-opened a question: How could this happen? Photographs taken by the so-called Bergholz barbers during and after their attack on Amish men Raymond Hershberger (left) and David Wengerd (right) in 2011. (United States ...

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  2. Ohio woman in Amish case seeks her releaseRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | Morning Journal

    ... in apparent retaliation against Amish who defied or denounced the authoritarian style of Sam Mullet Sr. He led the Bergholz community in eastern Ohio.

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  3. Third person charged in $15,000 theft from Salineville Girl ScoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... 36-year-old Denise Everhart of Salineville is charged with theft and falsification. 21-year-old Timothy McCourt of Bergholz, Ohio is charged with theft, falsification and misuse of credit cards. The missing money came to light earlier this month ...

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  4. Second theft suspect in courtRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Morning Journal

    ... on charges related to the theft of more than $15,000 from the Girl Scouts. Timothy R. McCourt, 31, Second Street, Bergholz, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Columbiana County Municipal Court on Thursday. In exchange for waiving the ...

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  5. POLICE BriefsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Review

    ... on charges related to the theft of more than $15,000 from the Girl Scouts. Timothy R. McCourt, 31, Second Street, Bergholz, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Columbiana County Municipal Court on Thursday. In exchange for waiving the ...

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  6. Was the Samuel Mullet-Amish beard-cutting attack a hate crime? Editorial Board RoundtableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Cleveland.com

    ... Amish religious tradition." Hate-crime statutes carry tough sentencing guidelines. Samuel Mullet, the bishop from Bergholz, about 100 miles southeast of Cleveland, who was convicted of orchestrating the attacks, drew a 15-year prison sentence . ...

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  7. Amish Sect Leader's Conviction Is Overturned in Hair-Cutting AttacksRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and the attacks were widely seen as an effort to humiliate the victims. Members of Mullet's small community in Bergholz, Ohio, later said that they had engaged in beard- and hair-cutting among themselves, as well, to punish hypocrites and force them ...

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  8. Amish hair convictions: Court overturns scissor-yielding attacks on Amish hairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    ... group consists of mostly relatives living on and around an 800-acre compound. The group settled in a remote area of Bergholz, Ohio. Amish men consider their beard a significant symbol of manhood and faith. The Amish women also consider their hair an ...

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  9. Amish sect members who cut beards as punishment have 'hate crime' convictions overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Amish sect leader and 15 followers for cutting beards and hair have been overturned. Sixteen members of a sect in Bergholz, Ohio, USA, were convicted in 2012 for a series of attacks on other Amish people. But yesterday a federal appeals court in ...

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  10. Appeals court overturns convictions in Amish hair attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    ... retaliation against Amish who had defied or denounced the authoritarian style of Sam Mullet Sr., leader of the Bergholz community in eastern Ohio. In a deeply divided decision, two of the three judges on the panel concluded that the jury received ...

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  11. Hate crime convictions overturned in Amish hair-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | CNN

    ... is made up primarily of his relatives living on and around an 800-acre compound in a remote valley outside Bergholz, Ohio. To the Amish, a beard is a significant symbol of faith and manhood, and the way Amish women wear their hair also is a symbol ...

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  12. Amish sect leader Samuel Mullet snr has conviction overturned in hair-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Age

    ... and the attacks were widely seen as an effort to humiliate the victims. Members of Mullet's small community in Bergholz, Ohio, later said they had engaged in beard- and hair-cutting among themselves, as well, to punish hypocrites and force them to ...

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  13. Convictions overturned in Amish hair attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    ... is made up primarily of his relatives living on and around an 800-acre compound in a remote valley outside Bergholz, Ohio. To the Amish, a beard is a significant symbol of faith and manhood, and the way Amish women wear their hair also is a symbol ... 1 comment

  14. Court overturns hate-crime convictions in Amish beard cutting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    Sam Mullet stands in front of his Bergholz, Ohio, home in October 2011. 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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  15. Hate-crime convictions overturned in Amish hair attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | SFGate

    ... carries his son to the school house for a ceremony to mark the end of the school year Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in Bergholz, Ohio. Burkholder and four women from this tight-knit community in rural eastern Ohio will enter prison on Friday, April 12, ...

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  16. Court overturns hate-crime convictions in Amish beard-cutting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | New York Daily News

    Sam Mullet stands by the mailbox of his Bergholz, Ohio home on Monday. Oct. 10, 2011.

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  17. Court throws out hate-crime convictions for Amish beard attacksRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Los Angeles Times

    In this 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet stands in front of his Bergholz, Ohio, home.

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  18. Court overturns convictions in Amish hair attacksCourt overturns...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | News Journal

    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 Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1tKrrMm FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet stands in front of his Bergholz, Ohio, home.

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  19. U.S. appeals court in Ohio overturns hate crime convictions of 16 AmishRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... had contended the crimes were motivated by religious disputes between Samuel Mullet Sr., a leader of a sect in Bergholz, Ohio, and other Amish religious leaders who had accepted into their communities people Mr. Mullet had excommunicated from his. ...

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  20. Hate-Crime Convictions In Amish Beard-Cutting Case Thrown OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WGBH

    Sam Mullet stands in the front yard of his home in Bergholz, Ohio, in 2011. Mullet's conviction for hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of his faith was overturned Wednesday.

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