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We could all use more hugs this Valentine’s Day

A Philadelphia man named David Hale Sylvester is hugging strangers to honor his friend Kevin Bowser reports Jenice Armstrong in the Philadelphia Daily News. Mr. Bowser was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Sylvester traveled to the geographic center of the United States — Lebanon, Kansas — with the goal of hugging 100 strangers. Lebanon […]

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Woman dies after she falls off escalator inside World Trade Center Oculus while reaching to grab hat

Jenny Santos, 29, fell to her death from an escalator inside the World Trade Center’s Oculus on Saturday morning. She was reaching for a fallen hat when she fell 34 feet, write Dale W. Eisinger and Thomas Tracy in the New York Daily News.

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NJ man indicted in killing of 9/11 firefighter with golf club — He’s out on $1M bail

Two years after his arrest, Conrad Sipa has been indicted on charges that he killed Richard Doody, Jr., a retired FDNY firefighter, in 2015. Sipa, 52,  could be sentenced to 30 years to life if convicted of the murder, writes Sergio Bichao. Richard Doody, Jr. responded to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and worked at […]

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