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2 years 10 months ago

Local couple shares stories from 9/11

After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, all U.S. flights were grounded just after 9 a.m. However Marta Hannon was one of the few that left that morning; she flew from Washington D.C. to Newark, New Jersey. "I remember looking down at New York and I kept thinking,...

3 years 2 months ago

President Obama to visit Ground Zero

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to visit New York City on Thursday to mark the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. The White House says Obama will visit ground zero, the site of al-Qaida's attack on the World Trade Center, and meet with the families of...

4 years 9 months ago

NYC to expand its high-tech counterterror system

A network of security cameras, license plate readers and weapons sensors designed to protect lower Manhattan from terrorist threats is now expanding to New York City's midtown area. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly say the city will extend the counterterrorism system into an area that includes Grand...

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