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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 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...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
  • 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 “...
  • 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...
  • Embattled General Motors general counsel Millikin to retire

    General Motors said its general counsel, Michael Millikin, will retire early next year. Millikin, the top legal officer at the automaker, has come under intense scrutiny for the way his department handled death and injury claims for a defective ignition...
  • Step One In New UConn-Quinnipiac Hockey Rivalry Tuesday

    Step One In New UConn-Quinnipiac Hockey Rivalry Tuesday
    STORRS — The UConn and Quinnipiac hockey teams face each other Tuesday night at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, the resumption of a rivalry that took shape in the late 1990s and early 2000s at Northford Ice Pavilion and Freitas Ice Forum. As...
  • 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...