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Brave FDNY firefighter descends 200-foot elevator shaft to rescue four men trapped at Brooklyn Con Edison plant

Firefighter James Dowdell, of FDNY Rescue 2, was lowered 200 feet down an elevator shaft yesterday to rescue four trapped men in a power plant in Brooklyn, reports Thomas Tracy New York Daily News. Dowdell is the son of Lt. Kevin Dowdell, who was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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World Trade Center PATH resumes service after bomb scare caused evacuation

The Oculus and its PATH station at the World Trade Center were evacuated on Sunday due to a suspicious backpack left on a train, report Erin Durkin and John Annese in the New York Daily News. Hundreds of people were evacuated by police from the Oculus after a bomb-sniffing dog signalled that the bag could be a […]

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Over 7,000 boots of fallen soldiers line route for remembrance 5-K

Soldiers from Fort Hood held a remembrance 5-K last week to honor all fallen soldiers, writes Brooke Bednarz of KXXV. The race route was surrounded by boots representing the more than 7,000 military members killed since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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