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Poll: 42 percent of Americans say they are less safe from terrorism than before 9/11

In the nearly 15 years since 2,973 people were murdered in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. government has undertaken measures designed to prevent further attacks. Despite this, Adam Taylor of the Washington Post reports that 42% of Americans feel less safe than before 9/11 and 89% feel that terrorism will be part of life in the future. […]

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September 11 memorial motorcycle ride from Pa. to Md. to Va. ending on a sour note

The huge motorcycle event, America’s 911 Ride, will end this year. The annual motorcycle procession to the three sites attacked by terrorists on September 11th attracts roughly 1,200 riders. Officials say the ride blocks traffic, especially from Shanksville, PA to Washington DC, reports David Dishneau of the Associated Press.The ride begins on a Friday, so DC commuters […]

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Iconic West Village speakeasy Chumley’s to reopen this fall

Chumley’s is set to reopen on September 6, 2016, reported Abby Carney in Time Out. Started in 1922 as a speakeasy, the landmark bar has been closed since a wall collapsed in 2007. The place has been renovated to capture the feeling of the original Chumley’s. The original front door will be there. Chumley’s has never had […]

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