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Newburyport High School apologizes for 9/11 math problem

Newburyport High School in Massachusetts have apologized for an algebra problem high school students were given this  homework problem — “Flight 175, one of the 9/11 planes, was traveling at 586 miles per hour when it hit the World Trade Center. It had traveled a distance of 440 miles before impact. How many minutes was the […]

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In keeping a tennis club alive, Ray Habib created a vital community

Ray Habib, a September 11th family member and long-time tour guide at the 9/11 Tribute Museum, is an avid tennis player. His dedication to Brooklyn’s Knickerbocker Field Club, one of the oldest tennis clubs in the country, has transformed it from a derelict place with dwindling membership to a vital organization. Tennis magazine’s Steve Tignor tells […]

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Vandal tears up Stonington High School soccer field named for 9/11 victim Josh Piver

A vandal has driven repeatedly over the Josh Piver Memorial soccer field at Stonington High School, causing damage such as to render the field unusable, reports Joe Wojtas in The Day. The carefully tended, recently renovated field now has large ruts and chunks of sod have been displaced. The plaque with the field’s name was not damaged […]

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