Tag: Sept. 11

Local activities Wednesday to commemorate Sept. 11 attack victims included presentations from Air Force Veteran and LaHarpe Veterans of Foreign Wars member Kim Swearingen, who spoke to Greystone Residential Care residents about the 9/11 attacks…

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to “never forget” and rising attention to the terror attacks’ extended toll on responders. A crowd of victims’ relatives is expected at…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a bill ensuring that a victims compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 402-12 vote sends the bill to the…

WASHINGTON — Congress took the first step Wednesday to finally remedy its slow-motion response to the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, passing a bill out of committee that would permanently fund compensation for…

In the hours, days and weeks that followed Sept. 11, 2001, citizens throughout our communities taped American flags printed in newspapers to windows as a show of solidarity. The pages were ephemeral, colors dimming in…