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    Manhattan businesses rise again in the shadow of Ground Zero

    by  • October 10, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

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    By JOHN CHURCH and DAN O’LEARY
    When Antonio DeJesus closed the Brooks Brothers store on Sept.  11, 2001, located across the street from the World Trade Center complex, two airliners had already crashed into the towers. Within an hour the two tallest buildings in New York City collapsed into a blocks-long heap, changing the physical landscape and the […]

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    The need to serve

    by  • October 9, 2011 • Features • 0 Comments

    Soldiers of the Army National Guard conduct fire team movement techniques during mobilization training at Fort Dix. (U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Russell Lee Klika)

    By JOHN CHURCH
    Shaking off the shock of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 the people of the United States felt the need to act. That cataclysmic day was similar to other major disasters; Americans rolled up their sleeves to give blood, walked into military recruiting offices to give their time, and possibly their lives, and […]

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    Two days in infamy

    by  • October 2, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    Hawaii December 7, 1941 - USS Arizona burning at Pearl Harbor. - Library of Congress

    By JOHN CHURCH
    Separated by almost six decades, the United States has experienced two days that live in infamy.  Pearl Harbor and the 9/11 attacks, conflicts that occurred on opposite sides of the world, caused similar reactions in residents that remember both apocalyptic days.Large swaths of Europe, Africa, Asia and scattered island nations of the Pacific […]

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