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Sifting of Sept. 11 debris for remains begins anew

April 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK Jim Riches pulled his son’s mangled body out of the rubble at the World Trade Center, but the phone calls still filtered in years afterward. The city kept finding more pieces of his son. Continue Reading

Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary

September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Americans marked the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks Tuesday in familiar but subdued ceremonies that put grieving families ahead of politicians and suggested it’s time to move on after a decade of remembrance. Continue Reading

Changes to top of World Trade Center raises questions of being tallest building

May 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A change to the design of a needle that will sit atop One World Trade Center is raising questions over whether the building will still be America’s tallest when completed. Continue Reading

Yankton FD receives piece of World Trade Center

October 11, 2011 in The Daily Republic

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Pentagon chief says threat of another 9/11 is real

September 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says that after a decade of war with al-Qaida the potential for another devastating terrorist assault “remains real.” Continue Reading

SEPTEMBER 11: Networks plan array of specials on 2001 terrorist attacks

August 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hard as it is to believe, 10 years have passed since that terrible morning, and television will lead up to the anniversary with programs attempting, again, to make some sense of a day that changed America. Continue Reading

Medina, N.D., memorial to have World Trade Center beam with etched designs

June 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Medina firefighter Darrell Graf secured the beam that had spent years in a New York airport hangar. Continue Reading

Senate passes aid package for 9-11 responders

December 22, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

After a last-minute compromise, the Senate passed legislation today to provide up to $4.2 billion in new aid to survivors of the September 2001 terrorism attack on the World Trade Center and responders who became ill working in its ruins.
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9/11 workers face deadline for health settlement

November 7, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

More than 10,000 people have sued the city and a long list of companies that handled the massive cleanup of lower Manhattan after the 9/11 attacks. Many claim to be suffering from illnesses caused by inhaling the pulverized remnants of the twin towers. Their lawsuits blame the government and its contractors for failing to provide proper equipment to protect their lungs. Continue Reading

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F-M Muslims want to build new mosque

September 20, 2010 in INFORUM

As passionate voices continue to wrangle over the planned mosque near the site where the World Trade Center towers fell, Muslims in Fargo-Moorhead are contemplating an expansion of their own in a more serene setting.
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