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New terror fight casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

NEW YORK | The nation's gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Thursday, stirring both anxiety and determination among those who came to ground zero to remember their loved ones.

September 11, 2014 2:26 pm Related

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9/11 commemoration amid renewed terror threat

9/11 commemoration amid renewed terror threat

A woman grieves at her husband's memorial at South Tower Memorial Pool during memorial observances on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Family and friends of those who died read the names of the nearly 3,000 p…

September 11, 2014 12:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Unfolding crisis in Syria makes 9/11 memories all the more poignant

This year's anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on our citizens and soil carries even more gravity than the 10-year mark we observed just two short years ago.

September 11, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: We must do more than remember 9/11

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: We must do more than remember 9/11

Life is made up in large part by our memories and how we choose to be shaped by them. All of us are formed by the events we have encountered in our lives, and our reactions to those events form our worlds.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: We're giving up freedoms without getting any safer

YOUNG VOICES: We're giving up freedoms without getting any safer

In a previous column, I warned you that our public education system is being used against us. I warned you that the coming generation was being taught to not fear the government, but to fear freedom. Call me crazy, but in the time that has passed since then have we not allowed more and more …

May 13, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Terror returns to American homeland

BRIAN HOWEY: Terror returns to American homeland

“Brian, we’re going to get hit again. It’s going to happen. I just hope when it happens, I’m not in Washington.”

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
WTC workers scrawl graffiti of defiance, hope

WTC workers scrawl graffiti of defiance, hope

On most construction projects, workers are discouraged from signing or otherwise scrawling on the iron and concrete. At the skyscraper rising at ground zero, though, they're being invited to leave messages for the ages.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am
Hobart holds solemn 9/11 remembrance service

Hobart holds solemn 9/11 remembrance service

HOBART | Carrie Wilson was one of hundreds of people who sat under the stars Tuesday at Festival Park in remembrance of 9/11.

September 11, 2012 10:30 pm Photos

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Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary

Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary

Alicia Watkins remembers a friend Tuesday who died at the Pentagon during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.

September 11, 2012 11:47 am
Titanic is a magnet for kids and a fine line for educators

Titanic is a magnet for kids and a fine line for educators

Teachers, parents and writers explore the yin-yang of the Titanic for children ahead of the wreck's centennial this week.

April 09, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Titanic a magnet for kids, fine line for educators

Titanic a magnet for kids, fine line for educators

Eleven-year-old John Payne has been a student of the Titanic since kindergarten.

April 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Ex-Bush aide talks about 9/11, patriotism

Ex-Bush aide talks about 9/11, patriotism

SCHERERVILLE | It wasn't the normal Lake County Republican Central Committee sixth annual Reagan Breakfast where politicians extol their virtues and ask for your vote.

October 01, 2011 6:30 pm
THURM FERREE: Sleep well, all you heroes and heroines

THURM FERREE: Sleep well, all you heroes and heroines

Please excuse me for not doing a column on politics. I was so touched by what I saw in the 9/11 history broadcast on TV and in the newspapers. It became so fresh again as we watched those who told their stories of parents, family members and friends in the downing of the two World Trade Cent…

September 22, 2011 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Tragedies are bad, but can draw us together

YOUNG VOICES: Tragedies are bad, but can draw us together

In the past couple of weeks, America has had to deal with many tough losses.

September 19, 2011 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: 9/11 shouldn't be the circus we have created

YOUNG VOICES: 9/11 shouldn't be the circus we have created

Never forget. Those two simple words have taken on a multitude of meanings depending on who hears them.

September 19, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Time for pause, reflection and a moment of silence

MARK KIESLING: Time for pause, reflection and a moment of silence

I kind of felt like I went to church twice Sunday.

September 12, 2011 12:00 am
PNC unveils 9/11 artifact

PNC unveils 9/11 artifact

WESTVILLE | Nearly 100 people turned out Sunday as Purdue University North Central paid tribute to the victims of 9/11 and became the permanent home of a section of steel beam that was recovered from the World Trade Center in New York after the twin towers collapsed Sept. 11, 2001.

September 11, 2011 10:10 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Remember 9/11 because it could happen again

Has it really been 10 years since the attack on the World Trade Center in New York? For me, I could not believe what I was seeing on TV. I thought, what the heck is this? I was seeing a building with flames coming out near the top.

September 11, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Finish the job of 911 dispatch consolidation

One of the biggest lessons of 9/11, according to the 9/11 Commission, was that local emergency responders need the ability to communicate easily with each other in the event of a disaster — any kind of disaster. Chairman Thomas Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton see the lack of progress on …

September 11, 2011 12:00 am Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: High marks for Americans' response to 9/11

GUEST COMMENTARY: High marks for Americans' response to 9/11

The 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in the skies over Pennsylvania demands considered reflection.

September 11, 2011 12:00 am
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