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World Trade Center steel transported through Staten Island to Marine Corps Museum in Va. for dedication ceremony

Steel for FDNY Marine Corps museum

By Ryan Lavis Staten Island Advance A piece of steel recovered from the wreckage of the World Trade Center was transported Saturday through Staten Island to be displayed during a ceremony at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Virginia. The Fire Department of New York branch of the Marine Corps Association is dedicating […]

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Flight 93 Memorial open while fire investigation continues

By Joyce Gannon Pittsburgh Post-Gazette After combing through the remains of a fast-moving fire that destroyed the headquarters operation of the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County, officials Saturday said the vast majority of the archives that tell the story of the crash site remain intact. However, a 7-foot-by-14 foot American flag that flew […]

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Fire burns 3 administrative buildings at Flight 93 memorial; visitors center unaffected

By Amy McConnell Schaarsmith and Lexi Belculfine Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SHANKSVILLE, Pa. —  Fire burned through an area of the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Somerset County, on Friday, destroying three administrative buildings that housed a portion of the memorial’s prized artifacts. The collection, which includes the American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol […]

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