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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Rutherford known for 'making the trains run on time'

    Rutherford known for 'making the trains run on time'
    Boyd Rutherford was raised in a Democratic family in Democratic Northeast Washington, but the running mate of Republican Larry Hogan says he decided early on that the GOP was closer to his values. Rutherford, who is African-American, came to the...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'Boston's Bravest and Finest'

    All eyes are on Mei Lin. She whooped everyone and won the first elimination challenge last week with a bowl of rice porridge. Rice porridge, people! In the stew room over empty bottles of beer and wine, one of the brunette cheftestants felt the need...
  • Peter O'Brien joins effort to help those with mental illness

    Peter O'Brien joins effort to help those with mental illness
    Peter O'Brien is uncertain talking to me in this crowded tea shop, my iPad set to record. After all, his son never wanted his story told. "I know during his time on Earth he didn't want me to talk about it," O'Brien confided, his jaw clenched,...
  • U.S. needs more balanced approach in Middle East

    Gary Olson hit the nail on the head with his Your View article re the situation in the Middle East. Very few people have the courage to tell the truth about what is truly happening in that area. Here in the U.S., the anti-Israeli voices are squashed by...
  • Chapter 11: The Digital Age Takes Hold Post 9/11

    Chapter 11: The Digital Age Takes Hold Post 9/11
    On a clear September morning in 2001, the world changed. The 9/11 terror attacks in New York and Washington changed the way that America looked at safety, security and its role in the world. As the first of the two World Trade Center towers fell, and...
  • 50 people, including poker cashier, seek Apopka administrator job

    50 people, including poker cashier, seek Apopka administrator job
    More than 50 people want Richard Anderson's old job running the city of Apopka — from a former poker room cashier at a dog track to a former New York City firefighter who risked his life when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center on 9/...
  • 'Transformed' jail escapee pleads for leniency, gets 36 years

    'Transformed' jail escapee pleads for leniency, gets 36 years
    Convicted bank robber Joseph "Jose" Banks believes he had a life-changing moment when he and a cellmate crawled out a window of the federal Loop jail in the dead of night and rappelled to freedom on a rope of bedsheets and dental floss. "Seventeen...
  • Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology

    Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology
    Several early reviews of Jason Reitman's “Men, Women & Children” compare it to Paul Haggis' “Crash”: For fans of the latter, the comparisons are meant to show the inferiority of Reitman's film. For those (like me) who found “...
  • TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms

    TSA officals at Norfolk airport demonstrate how to travel with firearms
    In this post 9/11 era, it's still possible to travel by air with a gun – as long as it's done correctly, according to the Transportation Security Administration. With hunting season coming up, TSA officials at Norfolk International Airport...
  • Bank robber claims cellmate coerced him into jailbreak

    Bank robber claims cellmate coerced him into jailbreak
    A convicted bank robber who escaped from a high-rise Loop federal jail nearly two years ago was coerced into the daring, dead-of-night jailbreak by a cellmate who appeared to have connections with corrupt guards, his lawyers claimed in a court filing...
  • Only church destroyed by 9/11 will be rebult

    Only church destroyed by 9/11 will be rebult
    The only church destroyed by the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center will be rebuilt, more than a decade later. Groundbreaking on a new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church took place over the weekend. Construction is expected to be...