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Hundreds planting 22,000 seedlings at Flight 93 memorial to reforest strip mine

Associated Press SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Hundreds of volunteers are joining Pennsylvania forestry officials in a massive tree-planting project at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County. About 22,000 seedlings will be planted today and Saturday at the site in Stonycreek Township, according to the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. United Flight 93 crashed […]

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Health Problems Linger for 9/11 First Responders

Justin Worland Time  It’s been more than a decade since the attacks of 9/11, but many of the first emergency workers to arrive at the World Trade Center site continue to feel health effects. Nearly 17% of emergency medical service (EMS) workers who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks display symptoms of depression and 7% […]

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Minoru Yamasaki’s McGregor Center named historic landmark

Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press The McGregor Memorial Conference Center, a Modernist masterpiece located at Detroit’s Wayne State University, was among five sites added to the nation’s list of historic landmarks today by the National Park Service. An Indiana house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Lake Hotel in Yellowstone National Park, an 1872 covered […]

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