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  1. N.Y. couple used dog to lure two Amish girls into car with plan to turn them into slaves, court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Canada.com

    A northern New York couple kidnapped two Amish sisters from their family farm stand and planned to turn them into slaves, but released them after becoming frightened by news reports, an investigator said.

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  2. New York couple lured Amish girls with dog to ensl...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WHTC

    A New York couple accused of kidnapping two Amish girls lured them to their car with an offer to pet a dog before shackling the sisters with the intent of enslaving them, according to the sheriff's office.

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  3. Life easing back to normal in NY Amish communityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

    St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies escort Nicole Vaisey, 25, into Fowler Town Court for her preliminary hearing, Thursday, Aug 21, 2014, in Fowler, N.Y. Vaisey and Stephen Howells II are charged with abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters as the girls worked their family's roadside vegetable stand in Oswegatchie, N.Y. on ... (more)

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  4. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | North Country Now

    State police say they charged two men with possession approximately five pounds of pot following a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 11 Tuesday night.

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    1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

    Life among the Amish in this northern New York community is easing back into a sense of normalcy a week after two young sisters were abducted from their family farm and as more detailed allegations emerge about their day in captivity.

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  6. Kissing carp at International Junior Carp Tournament in WaddingtonRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | North Country Now

    Many competitors in the St. Lawrence County International Junior Carp Tournament showed their catches some love before releasing them. These photos were provided by the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commercere. The chamber hosted the event.

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  7. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge turns tragic; kidnapped Amish girls planned as slaves; couple's viral selfie explained: Daily BuzzRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Kidnapping suspect Nicole Vaisey has admitted that she and her boyfriend, Stephen Howells Jr., lured the 7-year-old and 12-year-old Amish sisters to their car with an offer to pet a dog and then Howells shoved them in.

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  8. Capital Region Business Beat: Roberts Fire ApparatusRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2012 | Your News Now

    "When that truck goes out the door, everything's got to work right. You're talking about men's lives and women's lives," Harry Roberts said.

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  9. Nicole Vaisey and Stephen Howells Jr. wanted 2 Amish girls for slaves, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newsday

    These images provided by the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office show the booking photos of Stephen Howells Jr., 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, both of Hermon, N.Y., who were arrested Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

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  10. Police: Couple planned to make Amish girls slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WHAS11

    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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  11. No bail for suspect in Amish kidnapping caseRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... as a decoy in her hearing. As a result, Fowler Justice Paul Lamson ordered that she be held without bail. St Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain disclosed that there is reason to believe that the girls were sexually assaulted during their ...

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  12. Report: Kidnappers wanted to make Amish girls their "slaves"Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    The woman who is accused of taking part in the kidnapping of two Amish girls said she and her partner wanted to make the children their "slaves," a St. Lawrence County sheriff deputy testified yesterday.

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  13. 'Dog used to kidnap Amish girls'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    UKRAINE'S security chief has accused Russia of a "direct invasion" after Moscow sent a disputed aid convoy into the war-torn east of the country.

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  14. Couple 'Planned To Keep Amish Girls As Slaves'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ananova

    ... lured the girls into the car with an offer to pat a dog, and then Howells shoved them in, according to St Lawrence County Sherriff's Sergeant Brooks Bigwarfe. They had planned to keep the two girls, aged seven and 12, as slaves but released them ...

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  15. Detective: kidnappers went on 'shopping trip' to abductRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

    The woman accused of kidnapping two Amish girls with her boyfriend told investigators they "wanted to make the girls their slaves".

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  16. St. Lawrence County Arts Council thanks workers for grant assistanceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | North Country Now

    I would like to publicly thank Brenda Brown and Marnee Geller from the New York State Council on the Arts.

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  17. Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    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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  18. Washington's Top News -- Friday, August 22, 2014Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    But Hagel warns Islamic State militants can be expected to regroup. Speaking alongside Hagel at the Pentagon, Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey said although the Islamic State group can be contained, it cannot be defeated without attacking it in Syria.

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  19. July unemployment declines in three NNY countiesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Unemployment rates for July are down from last year in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties, according to statistics released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor.

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  20. Kidnap suspect sent back to jail after hearing; detective says couple ...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Hermon couple accused of kidnapping two Heuvelton girls last week handcuffed them to a bed and planned to make them slaves, according to a St. Lawrence County detective who testified Thursday afternoon at the preliminary hearing for one of the suspects.

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