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NYC Firefighters Raise Money for Vets on RAGBRAI

Some of the FDNY riders. Photo WCF Courier

By MacKenzie Elmer WCF Courier A group of 75 New York City firefighters rode RAGBRAI (Register’s annual Great Bicycle Ride across Iowa) this week to honor the fallen during 9/11 and raise money for disabled veterans. The figure in their team name, FDNY 343 RIDE, represents the number of firefighters who died the day the […]

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Judge drops 1 of 5 defendants from 9/11 Gitmo case

SFGate San Francisco Chronicle MIAMI (AP) — A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the September 11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants. Army Col. James Pohl ruled Thursday that Ramzi Binalshibh should get a separate war crimes trial because legal issues that apply only […]

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Rev. Patrick Malone, pastor who ministered to Ground Zero workers, dies at 55

Rev. Patrick Malone, in a 2011 photo, holds a cross cut from a girder at Ground Zero. Matt Miller, The World-Herald

By Alia Conley Omaha World-Herald The Rev. Patrick Malone, pastor at St. John’s Parish on the Creighton University campus, died Tuesday afternoon at Josie Harper Hospice House after a long battle with cancer. He was 55. Funeral services are pending. Malone was surrounded by family members when he died, said the Rev. Andy Alexander, a […]

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