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Seedling from 9/11 Survivor Tree planted in Joplin on anniversary of tornado

Jeff Bernthal of KPLR St. Louis reports that a seedling from a tree known as the 9/11 Survivor Tree was planted outside Mercy Hospital in Joplin on Sunday in commemoration of the 161 people killed in the tornado of May 22, 2011. Each year, different cities are awarded a seedling from the beautiful Callery pear […]

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JASTA heads to House showdown

The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which passed last week in the Senate with a unanimous voice vote, will go to the House, reports Tom Brune in Newsday. If passed into law, the bill would modify the Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act, giving terrorism victims the right to sue a foreign government if they have sponsored acts of terrorism. […]

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Religious Coalition names new facility to honor Alan P. Linton, Jr.’s memory

Pat and Sharon Linton opened the Alan P. Linton Jr. Family Resource Center in Frederick, Maryland, the third such facility honoring their son, Alan P. Linton, Jr., who was killed at the age of 26 when terrorists targeted the World Trade Center. Alan Linton had chosen a career in finance so that he could become a philanthropist […]

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