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  • TNT is Summer's Scripted Cable Leader; Net's 'Last Ship,' FX's 'The Strain' Top New Shows

    USA maintained its status as basic cable's top summer network in key demos, but TNT emerged as the clear scripted leader -- getting a boost from hot newcomer "The Last Ship." The Turner net, which aired an unprecedented nine original firstrun dramas at...
  • Bargain-hunting vacations: Combine shopping with a great getaway

    Bargain-hunting vacations: Combine shopping with a great getaway
    We've combined two of America's favorite hobbies, bargain hunting and vacationing, to identify some fabulous destinations. Following are ideas for two-for-one vacations: Go for the journey, come home with the deals. Brimfield Antique and Collectibles...
  • Amish show how to respond to a tragic event

    The Amish have just recently missed a golden opportunity to demonstrate against the system. Recently two young Amish girls were abducted from a roadside food stand in New York. Their brothers and sisters, to gain national attention, similar to consistent...
  • Sheriff: Couple lured Amish girls with dog to enslave them

    Sheriff: Couple lured Amish girls with dog to enslave them
    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. Nicole Vaisey, one of the suspects, told...
  • Amish abduction victims found safe; police searching for suspects

    Amish abduction victims found safe; police searching for suspects
    Two young Amish girls who were abducted near their family home in upstate New York were found unharmed Thursday night, and police are now trying to determine who kidnapped them and why. St. Lawrence County Dist. Atty. Mary Rain told the Los Angeles...
  • Arrests made in abduction of young Amish girls in New York

    Arrests made in abduction of young Amish girls in New York
    A New York couple were arrested Friday night and charged with kidnapping two young Amish girls this week, law enforcement officials said. St. Lawrence County Dist. Atty. Mary E. Rain told the Los Angeles Times that Stephen Howell II, 39, and Nicole...
  • Kidnapped Amish girls in N.Y. were sexually assaulted, D.A. says

    Kidnapped Amish girls in N.Y. were sexually assaulted, D.A. says
    Two Amish girls who were kidnapped this week were sexually assaulted during the 24 hours they were held captive, law enforcement officials told the Los Angeles Times on Saturday. St. Lawrence County Dist. Atty. Mary Rain said the victims, a 12-year-...
  • Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds

    Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds
    No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer. And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
  • Amish spring break in Sarasota

    Amish spring break in Sarasota
    The spring breakers clog the sidewalks in the Pinecraft neighborhood of Sarasota, but do so without the bikinis, sandals and party mentality. Pinecraft, about five miles west of Interstate 75, is ground zero for a different kind of spring break. For...
  • Iowa's Amish

    Iowa's Amish
    KALONA, Iowa — A white van, its sides covered with the words Kalona By-Ways Tours, sits parked in front of an Amish country store, a steady stream of plainly dressed men and women coming and going. "I call this the Amish Wal-Mart," tour guide...
  • Stall at Joppa Amish market ordered to close

    Stall at Joppa Amish market ordered to close
    Lapp's Fresh Meats, one of several Amish-run stalls inside the Joppa Market Place at Joppatowne Plaza Shopping Center, must close within ten days, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The meat vendor violates an agreement between Redner's, a Pennsylvania...