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Tallest Skyscraper

Tallest Skyscraper

In this May 10, 2013 file photo, the final piece of spire is hoisted in place on top of 1 World Trade Center in New York. The new World Trade Center tower in New York knocked Chicago's Willis Tower off its pedestal as the nation's tallest building when an international panel of architects an…

November 12, 2013 12:51 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
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

Groundbreaking for Schererville's 9/11 Memorial

SCHERERVILLE | It’s been almost a year since Schererville received a 16 foot beam from the World Trade Center.

September 10, 2012 4:42 pm
The Anatomy of a Skyscraper: Author Kate Ascher explains the science behind the world's tallest structures

The Anatomy of a Skyscraper: Author Kate Ascher explains the science behind the world's tallest structures

Ever wonder what happens when lightning strikes a tall building? What about how elevators travel so rapidly in a commercial building versus a residential building? Have you witnessed winds so strong or earthquakes so fierce that you wonder how any skyscraper could withstand the elements? The…

March 22, 2012 12:00 am
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
South Shore Arts

South Shore Arts

The photo "USA. New York City. 1986. Statue of Liberty with World Trade Center twin towers in background" is one of the featured pictures in New York, September 11th by Magnum Photographers at South Shore Arts in Munster. Contact email: New York : photography@magnumphotos.com Paris : magnum@…

September 15, 2011 12:00 am
Remembering September 11, 2001

Remembering September 11, 2001

Local communities remember September 11, 2001

September 12, 2011 2:28 am

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
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
MARK KIESLING: Ten years later, it's time to bring them home

MARK KIESLING: Ten years later, it's time to bring them home

If somehow we could realize the British and the Soviets -- then among the most powerful nations in the world -- could not bring rag-tag Afghan rebels to their knees, then why are we there?

September 11, 2011 12:00 am
Merrillville firefighters 'felt the need to do something'

Merrillville firefighters 'felt the need to do something'

Removing debris from ground zero 10 years ago felt "unreal" at times for four Merrillville firefighters as they saw the destruction, blood-stained sidewalks and buildings still burning days after the terrorist attacks.

September 11, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Mom believes God spared preemie's life on 9/11

Former Calumet City Alderwoman Cindi Pallick spent Sept. 11, 2001, bouncing between the neonatal intensive care unit and her partner's hospital room, oblivious to what was happening in rest of the nation.

September 09, 2011 12:00 am
VIDEO: White Sox remember 9/11

VIDEO: White Sox remember 9/11

Broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson and director of team travel Ed Cassin remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001, as the White Sox were playing in New York that day.

September 09, 2011 12:00 am
Yankees hold ceremony to mark 9/11 anniversary

Yankees hold ceremony to mark 9/11 anniversary

NEW YORK | Mariano Rivera remembers being home that day on what started out as a beautiful morning. His mother-in-law was watching the news and he heard her screaming: The first plane had hit the World Trade Center. Then he saw the second one do the same.

September 07, 2011 10:00 pm

Town of Schererville to unveil piece of steel from World Trade Center

SCHERERVILLE | The Town of Schererville has been selected to receive a piece of steel from the World Trade Center. They will reveal the piece at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11 at Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet Street.

September 07, 2011 1:01 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Commemorating a tragic event through art

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Commemorating a tragic event through art

If you were alive at the time and old enough to do so, you remember with clarity where you were when you heard that President John F. Kennedy had been shot. I was 9, a fourth-grader at John H. Vohr Elementary School in Gary.

September 04, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: The end of the innocence

MARK KIESLING: The end of the innocence

Ten years ago, we were so much more innocent.

September 04, 2011 12:00 am
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