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

    3 hrs ago | 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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  2. Amish sect members who cut beards as punishment have 'hate crime' convictions overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 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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  3. Appeals court overturns convictions in Amish hair attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | 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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  4. Hate crime convictions overturned in Amish hair-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 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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  5. Amish sect leader Samuel Mullet snr has conviction overturned in hair-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | 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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  6. Convictions overturned in Amish hair attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | 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

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

    14 hrs ago | 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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  8. Hate-crime convictions overturned in Amish hair attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | 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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  9. Court overturns hate-crime convictions in Amish beard-cutting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New York Daily News

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

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

    19 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

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

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

    20 hrs ago | 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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  12. U.S. appeals court in Ohio overturns hate crime convictions of 16 AmishRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | 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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  13. Hate-Crime Convictions In Amish Beard-Cutting Case Thrown OutRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | 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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  14. Federal appeals court overturns Amish beard-cutting convictions, citing erroneous jury...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... attacks. The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling means the members of the breakaway Amish group in Bergholz could receive new trials. The appellate court took issue with U.S. District Judge Dan Aaron Polster's jury instructions, which the ...

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  15. Court overturns hate-crime convictions in Amish hair-cutting attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... Mullet's authoritarian style. The focus of the trial centered on Mullet, leader of a breakaway Amish sect in Bergholz, Ohio, where about 20 Amish families live on his 880-acre farm. The community is about 100 miles southeast of Cleveland near the ...

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  16. Theft from Girl Scouts allegedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Morning Journal

    ... with the possibility of a third person being charged with involvement in the crime. McCourt, 31, Second Street, Bergholz, is charged with misuse of credit cards, theft and falsification. He is scheduled to be in County Municipal Court on Thursday ...

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  17. William BakerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Weirton Daily Times

    He is survived by his wife, Shari; mother, Alice Baker of Bergholz, Ohio; children, Holly Vargo, Ryan Baker, Jason Baker, Michael Baker, Danny Baker; step-daughter, Leslie; and nine grandchildren.

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  18. Municipal CourtRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Salem News

    An Aug. 28 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Timothy R. McCourt, 31, Second Street, Bergholz, charged with theft and misuse of credit cards after allegedly using an ATM card to withdraw money from the account of the Girl Scouts of America Troop 800 of Salineville.

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  19. Columbiana County MunicipalRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | The Review

    ... strike with a table. An Aug. 28 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set for Timothy R. McCourt, 31, Second Street, Bergholz, charged with theft and misuse of credit cards after allegedly using an ATM card to withdraw money from the account of the ...

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  20. David HackathornRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Weirton Daily Times

    He was born March 20, 1937, in Bergholz, OH, a son of the late Clarence "Shorty" and Sylvia Hackathorn.

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