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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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Beyond Brussels: 8 cities were attacked by terrorists in March

Some terrorist attacks garner much more attention than others. Tanvi Misra of CityLab reminds us of seven other terrorist attacks this month. In addition to the Brussels’ bombings on March 22, 2016, ten people were killed and 30 injured by suicide bomber in Shabqadar, Pakistan on March 7, 2016; on March 13, 2016, gunmen killed […]

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Insurance execs take to streets to help museum

Guardian Life employees dancing June 11 at a “Flash Event” to bring attention to the Police Museum. Downtown Express photo by Zach Williams

By Zach Williams Downtown Express Friendly neighbors are helping one local museum in a time of need. About 150 of them gathered last week at Old Slip Park in support of the New York Police Museum whose permanent location at 100 Old Slip remains closed due to outstanding Hurricane Sandy damage. Dozens of them danced […]

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