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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play

    'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play
    The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
  • Cheney urges Obama to launch 'immediate' assault on Islamic State

    Cheney urges Obama to launch 'immediate' assault on Islamic State
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney called Wednesday for launching "immediate, sustained, simultaneous action" to defeat the Islamic State, arguing that President Obama bore responsibility for the danger the jihadist group now poses to America's interests....
  • If Islamic State isn't 'evil,' what is?

     If Islamic State isn't 'evil,' what is?
    I never liked it when George W. Bush used the term "evildoers" to describe al-Qaida and other terrorists. A lot of other people objected as well, but for different reasons. I didn't like the term because it always sounded to me like he was saying "evil...
  • Ebola: Don't be scared. Be careful.

    Ebola: Don't be scared. Be careful.
    Federal officials announced Tuesday that a passenger who flew from Liberia to Dallas last month had become the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. On Wednesday came word that health officials are monitoring several more people for signs of...
  • Eric Frein manhunt wipes out many a speeding ticket

    Curtis Gibbs of Allentown got a break this month when he went to court for allegedly slapping state Trooper Joe Bushta's horse during Musikfest. On the day of the hearing, Bushta was among hundreds of troopers assigned to the search for Eric Frein in...
  • Islamic State's badass path to paradise

    Islamic State's badass path to paradise
    In his 1988 book “Seductions of Crime,” UCLA sociologist Jack Katz devotes an entire chapter to what he calls the “ways of the badass.” “In many youthful circles,” he writes, “to be ‘bad,' to be a ‘...
  • Naperville honors 9/11 victims

    Naperville honors 9/11 victims
    For months after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Brian Hastings and others on recovery teams went to work every day with the somber mission of finding victims. "It was without a doubt one of the saddest places on earth to be, but it was something...
  • Naperville hosts 9/11 ceremony

    Naperville hosts 9/11 ceremony
    Naperville will commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with a memorial ceremony Thursday along the Riverwalk. The event sponsored by the Naperville Exchange Club will begin at 6 p.m. at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial behind the Naperville...
  • Winnetka 9/11 remembrance features 2,977 American flags

    Winnetka 9/11 remembrance features 2,977 American flags
    The village of Winnetka's 6th Annual Sept. 11 flag-planting ceremony attracted a crowd of volunteers Wednesday who joined forces in planting 2,977 American flags on the Village Green. New Trier High School student Elliott Tucker asked the Winnetka...
  • Faiths work together in Week of Hope

    Faiths work together in Week of Hope
    Deerfield houses of worship will be among area congregations participating in the Week of Hope, Sept. 7 through Sept. 14, an initiative of the Southeast Lake County Inter Religious Council. Christ United Methodist Church, Holy Cross Catholic Church,...
  • 'Unveiled' takes aim at religious prejudices

    'Unveiled' takes aim at religious prejudices
    "Unveiled," a critically acclaimed one-woman show that aims to widen people's religious tolerances, will be performed at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the gymnasium at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield. Co-sponsoring the performance by Chicago-based actress...