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Literature of 9/11 college class accused of being ‘sympathetic towards terrorism’

Michael Schaub Los Angeles Times A student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has raised concerns about the school’s Literature of 9/11 seminar course, claiming the required readings for the class are “sympathetic towards terrorism.” Alec Dent, a freshman journalism major at UNC, hasn’t taken the class or read any of the […]

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Maspeth man laments end of 9/11 memorial ride

Patrick Kearns Queens Ledger In the decade-plus following the tragic attacks on September 11, every year Maspeth’s Sam Sampogna and hundreds rode from the crash site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, through our nation’s capital to Ground Zero. With volunteers lacking, next year could be the last year they take the ride. Sampogna recalled the ride as […]

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Judge blasts WTC BASE jumper before community-service sentence

Rebecca Rosenberg, NY Post A Manhattan judge Monday sentenced the last of three BASE jumper​s​ ​who leaped off the World Trade Center ​and video recorded the stunt ​to community service as he blasted the daredevil for his lack of contrition. “I don’t believe your client has shown remorse, and I believe that his actions, his […]

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