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Dangling workers rescued from World Trade Center

This photo, from the Fire Dept. of New York Twitter page, shows a window washer's gondola as it hangs from 1 World Trade Center, in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. AP Photo/Fire Dept. of New York, Twitter

Associated Press Two window washers were trapped for more than an hour Wednesday on scaffolding dangling 69 stories up the side of 1 World Trade Center before firefighters were able to cut through the new skyscraper’s glass and pull them to safety. The dramatic rescue occurred on the south side of the 1,776-foot, 104-story building, […]

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Ex-teammate credits new Mets slugger Michael Cuddyer with saving his life on 9/11

By Kristie Ackert New York Daily News Michael Cuddyer has gotten plenty of big hits on the field. But for one teammate, those hits were lifesavers. Former Tigers and Twins reliever Brad Thomas credits Cuddyer’s heroics in the Eastern League playoffs for the Twins’ Double-A affiliate with saving his life. The Australia native told Yahoo! […]

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Remembering the Crew of United Flight 93

Communications Workers of America Nick Pino, a United Airlines flight attendant and member of AFA-CWA Local 21062, had never run a marathon. But when he was selected in a company lottery to run in the NYC Marathon, he jumped on the opportunity to run and honor his colleagues, the heroes of United Flight 93 who […]

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