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  • reFramed: In conversation with photographer William Albert Allard

     
    William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...
  • 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...
  • Biden claims to have heard gunshots from Lancaster Amish school shooting

    Biden claims to have heard gunshots from Lancaster Amish school shooting
    Vice President Joe Biden said he was "literally" within earshot of the tragic 2006 Amish school shooting in Nickel Mines, estimating he was about a quarter of a mile away from the school at a golf outing on that warm October morning. Biden, a native...
  • Traveling weather or not

    Traveling weather or not
    Winter skiing, springtime on the links, summer sailing and autumn leaf-peeping — the weather forecast is the driving force behind the planning of many vacations. But when it comes to predicting the weather, WBAL meteorologist Tony Pann takes it all...
  • Matt Bristol of 'Breaking Amish: Los Angeles' stirs up drama

    Matt Bristol of 'Breaking Amish: Los Angeles' stirs up drama
    With his hair tousled and aviator sunglasses resting on a table, Matt Bristol seemed like your typical Angeleno on a recent afternoon for lunch in Brentwood.  But Bristol is a cast member on the TLC series “Breaking Amish: Los Angeles,”...
  • Werner Herzog's cautionary tale for texters

    Werner Herzog's cautionary tale for texters
    "From One Second to the Next," Werner Herzog's new 35-minute documentary short about victims and perpetrators of catastrophic accidents caused by texting while driving, will be distributed to 40,000 high schools and can be viewed at ItCanWait.com. How...
  • Iowa's Van Buren County still lives up to its past; in fact, its past never left

     Iowa's Van Buren County still lives up to its past; in fact, its past never left
    CANTRIL, Iowa — Outside Dutchman's Store, Division Street is packed with parked vehicles. Black, horse-drawn Amish buggies rest beside a more colorful collection of pickups and cars. In its weekly flier, the store bills itself as "an old-time...
  • 'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS

    'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS
    Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS. The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Foyle's War,' 'Writers' Room,' 'Breaking Amish'

    PBS is chockablock with solid fare this summer, with new episodes of the "Inspector Morse" prequel series "Endeavor" currently airing, along with repeats of "Call the Midwife," Season Two, and an adaptation of "The Lady Vanishes" coming up next month....
  • “Banshee” on Cinemax: Drama! Romance! Suspense! Sex! Action! … Amish?

     
    “Banshee” on Cinemax is a new action drama series following the world of crime and corruption stewing under the seemingly idyllic surface of rural Pennsylvania Amish town Banshee. “I spent 15 years picturing this day, and I got to tell...