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  1. Chuck MillerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Albany Times Union

    ... upbringing; the second half of the book recaps various Amish-related news stories - the Sam Mullet hate crime in Bergholz, Ohio, where Mullet and his followers shearing the beards of several Amish married men; the crime still seems like an odd ...

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  2. Chuck MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Albany Times Union

    ... crap, now we're going to get another recap about Sam Mullet and his hate crimes against several Amish families in Bergholz, Ohio. And after Sam Mullet returns to prison, Merlin gets another vision from God, in that he should marry Mary Troyer as ...

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  3. 'Amish Mafia' knows 'The End is Near' on Discovery ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Examiner.com

    ... from prison. If he does get out, Merlin will certainly retaliate. Sam's followers live on a secluded compound in Bergholz, Ohio. No outsiders are allowed to enter the property, but Merlin plans to change that. The compound contains 800 acres and is ...

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  4. Frances ChiversRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... ay, March 31, 2015, at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. John McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in Bergholz Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4-8 p.m. in Dodds Funeral Home of Amsterdam with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m.

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  5. Janet L. Landis, 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Review

    ... The couple married on August 7, 1972. She is also survived by a daughter, Lynette Marsh, and her husband John, of Bergholz, Ohio, and a son, Steve Landis of East Liverpool. There are two sisters, JoAnn Curnutte of East Liverpool, and Alice Hanlon ...

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  6. Janet LandisRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Morning Journal

    Survivors include her husband, Walter V. "Butch" Landis; a daughter, Lynette Marsh of Bergholz; a son, Steve Landis of East Liverpool; two sisters, JoAnn Curnutte of East Liverpool and Alice Hanlon of Lisbon; three brothers, James Brant, William Brant and Richard Brant, all of East Liverpool; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Dawson Funeral Home.

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  7. Amish Bishop Sam Mullet's 11-year prison sentence unconscionably harsh: Werner LangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Cleveland.com

    ... the federal judge. Why this sustained vengeance against Bishop Mullet and his conservative Christian community in Bergholz? There is no rational answer. The demonization of the Amish defendants, particularly their spiritual leader, belongs to an ...

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  8. Julia EnoRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... and brothers, Roland, Stanley, Ernest, and Myron Jones. She is survived by her daughters, Jackie (John) Joynson of Bergholz, OH, Carol (Gary) Lockhart of Parkersburg, WV, and Robin Crosby of Byesville, OH; 12 grandchildren; and many ...

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  9. Sam Mullet's continued imprisonment is a victory for justice: Saloma Miller FurlongRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    ... I grew up. I left the Amish community long before he became notorious as the leader of the "renegade Amish" in Bergholz, Ohio. Mullet has been accused of being a cult leader and of "not really being Amish." This implies that the "real Amish" don't ...

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  10. Amish sect leader to appeal new sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Recordpub.com

    ... whom he and others disagreed. A judge this month resentenced 69-year-old Samuel Mullet Sr. and 15 others from the Bergholz, Ohio, Amish community after an appellate court last year dismissed hate crime convictions against them, but left other ...

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  11. Sentences reduced for Ohio Amish sect in hair-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... and their reluctance to embrace modern technology. Mullet was the charismatic leader of the group known as the Bergholz Amish, about 20 families who lived on an 880-acre farm in Bergholz, in Ohio's Jefferson County, about 100 miles southeast of ...

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  12. Sentences reduced for Ohio Amish sect in hair-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... and their reluctance to embrace modern technology. Mullet was the charismatic leader of the group known as the Bergholz Amish, about 20 families who lived on an 880-acre farm in Bergholz, in Ohio's Jefferson County, about 100 miles southeast of ...

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  13. Prison Terms for 16 in Ohio Amish CommunityRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    The bishop of the Bergholz Amish community in Ohio who terrorized members of his community by cutting their hair and beards received a 10-year prison sentence. In imposing the sentence on Samuel Mullet Sr. and his 15 followers Monday, a federal judge emphasized that religion motivated the assaults, crediting evidence that the Amish religion holds sacred a man's beard and hair.

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  14. Those jailed win lower sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Crescent-News.com

    ... Mullet by pointing out that his wife of nearly 40 years died in November and that some members of his community in Bergholz near the panhandle of West Virginia have left the group, including a co-defendant whose husband was one of those resentenced ...

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  15. Daniel A. Benitez, 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Review

    Daniel A. Benitez, 19, passed away at his home, on East Eighth Street in East Liverpool, early Sunday morning, March 1, 2015. His mother survives him, as does a sister, Brianna Brown of Bergholz, and a brother, Dillon Whatley, at home, along with his maternal grandmother, Oletta Brown, and his stepgrandfather, Jeff Brown.

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  16. Sentences reduced for Amish jailed in beard-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Erie Times News

    In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet Sr. stands in the front yard of his home in Bergholz, Ohio. Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland after a federal appellate court overturned their hate crime convictions.

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  17. Amish jailed in beard-cutting attacks win lower sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    ... Sancetta, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet Sr. stands in the front yard of his home in Bergholz, Ohio. Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland... A U.S. ...

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  18. Amish jailed in beard-cutting attacks resentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | CBS News

    ... and several community members have left the Amish faith, including one of his co-defendants. The community in Bergholz, Ohio, which sits near the West Virginia panhandle, has been shunned by other Amish communities and hasn't been able to find ...

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  19. Amish Jailed In Beard-chopping Attacks Could Be ReleasedRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | TheCourier.com

    ... and several community members have left the Amish faith, including one of his co-defendants. The community in Bergholz, which sits near the West Virginia panhandle, has been shunned by other Amish communities and hasn't been able to find another ...

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  20. Judge Reduces Sentences For Amish Involved In Beard-Cutting AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Sam Mullet stands in the front yard of his home in Bergholz, Ohio, in 2011. Mullet has now been sentenced to serve 10 years and nine months in jail.

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