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UND ROTC holds 24-hour Sept. 11 vigil

September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Roughnecks Drill Team of the UND’s ROTC program held a 24-hour vigil at the flagpoles in front of the Memorial Union throughout the day of Sept. 11, starting at midnight.

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Remains of some 9-11 victims went to landfill, according to Pentagon report

February 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A new Pentagon report reveals that partial remains of some 9-11 victims were sent to a landfill after they could not be identified. The victims were among those killed when a terrorist-hijacked airplane struck the Pentagon, killing 184, and another crashed in Shanksville, Pa., killing 40. Continue Reading

Hijacking scare results after pilot is locked in bathroom

November 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A pilot accidentally locked himself in the bathroom aboard a flight to New York City and touched off a brief hijacking terror scare that underscored the fears about air travel that still linger more than a decade after 9/11. Continue Reading

Poll: Iraq, Afghanistan wars not worth fighting, 1 in 3 vets believes

October 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The findings highlight a dilemma for the Obama administration and Congress as they struggle to shrink the government’s huge budget deficits and reconsider defense priorities while trying to keep public support for remaining involved in Iraq and Afghanistan for the longer term.
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Islamic center near ground zero opens its doors

September 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The developer of an Islamic cultural center that opened Wednesday evening near the site of the terrorist attacks that leveled the World Trade Center says the biggest error on the project was not involving the families of 9/11 victims from the start. Continue Reading

FBI: 9/11 terror threat still under investigation

September 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

FBI Director Robert Mueller says the intelligence community continues to investigate a credible and specific threat it received last week, timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11. Continue Reading

Moving on from 9/11? Not all Americans are ready

September 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The momentous anniversary has come and gone, and the nation will move forward, as always. Yet to many Americans, the concept of “moving on” from Sept. 11 doesn’t make sense. Continue Reading

FBI says 3 detained on Detroit flight did no wrong

September 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The FBI says three people detained after a flight landed in Detroit on the anniversary of 9/11 did nothing wrong. Continue Reading

9/11 memorial plaza in NYC to open to public

September 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The plot of land that has been known for a decade as “the pile,” “the pit” and “ground zero” is opening to the public for the first time since that terrible morning in 2001, transformed into a memorial consisting of two serene reflecting pools ringed by the engraved names of the nearly 3,000 souls lost. Continue Reading

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Fargo-Moorhead emergency crews honor 9/11 fallen

September 11, 2011 in INFORUM

FARGO Charlotte Franks-Erickson clutched a small American flag as she stood with others on the Veterans Memorial Bridge and watched in silence as two floral wreaths fell to the Red River. Continue Reading