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Motorcyclists surprise terminally ill Easton native, who as a cop assisted in 9/11 cleanup

Violetta DePamphilis, left, sits with her sister, former NYPD officer Claudia DePamphilis-Morrison, Matt Smith, The Express-Times

By Sara K. Satullo The Express-Times Easton native Claudia DePamphilis-Morrison gave tirelessly at ground zero working as a New York City police officer assisting in search and recovery. It was devastating when four years ago she was diagnosed with the rare neurological disorder multiple system atrophy. Doctors think it is linked to her time spent […]

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Colin Flood, 8, Son of Retired FDNY Firefighter, Dies

By Nina Golgowski New York Daily News After a courageous fight in an unfair battle, an 8-year-old honorary member of New York City’s Bravest has lost his fight against cancer. Colin Flood, the son of retired Fort Greene firefighter and 9/11 responder Kevin Flood, died Sunday. His leukemia returned in November after a 14-month remission. […]

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9/11 suspect slogs toward trial at Guantanamo

By Kevin Johnson and Tom Vanden Brook USA Today WASHINGTON — The 20 issues set for debate beginning Monday in pretrial military proceedings against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged al-Qaeda associates offer at least a partial explanation for why it has taken so long — 11 years after Mohammed’s capture — to bring the […]

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