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9/11 memorial could move to Salem fire station

Carmen Forman The Roanoke Times Salem officials agree a local fire station might be the best new home for the 9/11 memorial that was donated to the city following a local controversy. While a six-person committee is considering several locations for the memorial, city council members overwhelmingly agreed the grounds of a public safety building downtown seem […]

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Final pieces of fallen Twin Towers distributed as mementos

Susan Edelman New York Post The last few pieces of steel from the fallen Twin Towers are being parceled out as mementos — still coveted nearly 15 years ­after the 9/11 attacks. A JFK airport hangar, once crammed to the rafters with beams, girders and other remnants of the World Trade Center, is now nearly […]

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Book recounts Inverness 9/11 victim’s triumph over mental illness

Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Chicago — After Inverness native Mari-Rae Sopper was killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, dozens of lovely tribute stories were written about her life. The 35-year-old had just quit her job as a Navy JAG Corps attorney and was on her way to California to start a new job […]

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