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September 11

WFD honors lives lost on 9/11

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department hosted a ceremony this morning to honor the lives lost 13 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001. Firefighters along with the Wilmington Police Department, New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and members of the community came together to pledge never to forget. Full story...
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Meet a 9/11 survivor at Brunswick Community College

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videoThe Foundation of Brunswick Community College invites you to see 9/11 through new eyes. They've called on a survivor of the attacks to share his inspirational story of victory and life after that terrifying "date with destiny" as he describes it. Full story...
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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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Work continues on Wilmington 9/11 memorial

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videoCrews continue to work on the September 11 Memorial at Wilmington's Empie Park fire station. Firefighters and other volunteers are working to get the memorial ready for its dedication Wednesday. Full story...
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Part of 9/11 plane's landing gear found in NYC

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A piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered wedged between a New York City mosque site and another building near the World Trade Center. Full story...
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WFD hopes to honor fallen firefighters

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video It was an emotional and exciting day for the Wilmington Fire Department. They hosted a luncheon in the hopes to raise the money needed for a memorial at Empie Park. The memorial will be to honor the seven Wilmington Firefighters who lost their lives serving the community and the 343 firemen that died on September 11, 2001. Full story...
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Flags lowered for Sept. 11, NC trooper's death

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Flags are being lowered in North Carolina for two days this week to recall the 2001 terrorist attacks and the death of a state trooper killed in the line of duty last weekend. Full story...
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NC's military marks the 11th anniversary of 9/11

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North Carolina's military is remembering the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with events at Fort Bragg and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Man on a mission for Flight 93 memorial

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video Matthew Hunt has set out to raise funds for a September 11 memorial that he says has been overlooked. Hunt is driving across the country on a campaign called I-40 for 40, in an effort to raise funds for the Flight 93 National Memorial. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: American flag honoring 9/11 victims burned

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video To honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, Jason and Jennifer Saucier hung an American flag outside of their business. Two days later, they came back to find their proud display of patriotism charred and smoldering on the ground. Full story...
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