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9/11

343 Memorial Ride remembers fallen 9/11 firefighters

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videoMotorcyclists revved their engines and showed off their red white and blue at a motorcycle ride in honor of those who died on the September 11th. The 343 memorial ride remembers the 343 firefighters that died trying to save lives on 9/11. Full story...
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CFCC Memorial event draws hundreds to honor and celebrate lives lost on 9/11

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video Ceremonies were held all across our county today to remember what happened ten years ago. Hundreds in our area came together to honor and celebrate the lives lost on that day in 2001. Cape Fear Community College held a memorial event at their North Campus. The service marked the events of that tragic day in real time. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: McIntyre writes Mayor Bloomberg asking a prayer be added to 9/11 ceremony

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U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre, Co-Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, and his congressional colleagues in the caucus, have written the Mayor of New York City, encouraging him to include prayer in the ceremony commemorating the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Full story...
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Donations from Monkey Joe's go to 9/11 firefighter and family

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video Monkey Joe's is stepping up in support of 9/11 first responder Jimmy Kadnar who lost his home to a house fire. Full story...
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Benefit Sunday for firefighter and family who lost all in house fire

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Community members are rallying together after a fire that destroyed the home of a 9/11 first responder left him and his family with nothing. Full story...
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WTC pieces find permanent home in Wilmington

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videoTwo steel beams from the collapsed World Trade Center have arrived in Wilmington. Firefighters picked up the artifacts earlier this week and brought them back to town for a special reception. Full story...
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WTC pieces arrive in Wilmington today

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This afternoon two pieces of the World Trade Center will arrive in the Port City to become parts of monuments to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. One monument will sit at Cape Fear Community College. The other will be at the Wilmington Fire Department's new station at Empie Park. Full story...
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Wilmington man with unique challenge creates works of art to honor victims of 9/11

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video Rachard McIntyre has a special gift for art, but says he always felt a little different. He was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, a high-functioning type of Autism in his early 20’s.He started drawing and painting at the age of five and since then has devoted most nights to creating artwork.Last year he decided to create something with great personal meaning. His drawings commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WFD, CFCC to get pieces of World Trade Center

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Sources tell WWAY Wilmington firefighters will pick up two pieces of the World Trade Center June 6 in New York. The pieces will arrive back here in Wilmington two days later, where they will be unveiled at Independence Mall. Full story...
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NATIONAL REVIEW: Pantano on decade since 9/11

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‘Is this as close to victory as we are ever going to get?” I wondered aloud as I absorbed the headlines. I’ve been struggling with that question, and perhaps you have too. But I have drawn some conclusions: Today, we may all feel like SEALs, but the credit doesn’t go to our military or our politicians. It goes to the military families: the spouses, the children, and the parents who have made this long war possible.' Full story...
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Chilling new footage of 9/11; NYPD Helicopter video surfaces

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According to Gawker, the National Institute of Standards and Technology requested the 17-minute video through the Freedom of Information Act, and the video was sent anonymously to the secret-sharing website Cryptome, which posted it. The Institute investigated the 9/11 attacks. Full story...
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Former FDNY firefighters remember their fallen

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videoFormer New York firefighters who have retired to our area remembered their fallen colleagues today.

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