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First responder deaths from post-9/11 illnesses nearly equals number of firefighters who died that day

Jason Carroll and Zoe Sottile, CNN September 11, 2023

CNN– The number of first responders who have died from 9/11-related illnesses now almost equals the number of firefighters who died during the terror attacks themselves. A total of 341 New York City...

Henry Halems 9/11 collection is now displayed at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Kent resident creates 9/11 artwork

Jordan Coleman Reporter September 11, 2021

Retired Kent State professor Henry Halem has been created a 9 piece glass series in honor of the 20th Sept. 11 anniversary. The displayed pieces are made out of shattered glass in a 2-dimensional narrative,...

HOHENFELS, GERMANY - APRIL 09: A US flag is seen on the shoulder of a soldier during the Allied Spirit X international military exercises at the U.S. 7th Army training center on April 9, 2019 near Hohenfels, Germany. Approximately 5,600 soldiers, including around 1,300 from the U.S. and the rest from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, and the United Kingdom are taking part in the nearly three-week long exercises. (Photo by Lennart Preiss/Getty Images)

US Army soldier allegedly attempted to help plan attack on soldiers abroad and 9/11 Memorial

Sonia Moghe and Devan Cole, CNN January 19, 2021

    (CNN) -- A US Army soldier was arrested Tuesday on terrorism charges after federal prosecutors said he allegedly attempted to assist ISIS' efforts to plan attacks on targets in New York City and...

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September 11, 2019

On September 12, 2001, the editorial board of the Kent Stater wrote an opinion that called for revenge following the attacks at the Twin Towers, Pentagon and Shanksville. They wrote, “they are just awakening...

While speaking at a 9/11 anniversary event at Franklin Hall on Sept. 11, 2018, Chuck Banks informed Kent State students that 8 miles away from the CIA Directors location was the Pentagon. We knew it was a terrorist attack, but it happened so quick... I called my wife... I called my sons... I even called my mother in Maryland... I felt I needed to hear everyones voice before I could get back to work.

CCI event reflects on American response to 9/11, urges students to carry on remembrance

Maria McGinnis September 12, 2018

Seventeen years ago, the nation experienced a sudden tragedy that changed the course of American history forever.For some, 9/11 remains so vivid it’s hard to believe it happened nearly two decades ago....

Member of various political organizations at Kent State put aside their differences to honor the anniversary of 9/11 on September 11, 2018.

Kent State’s political organizations set aside differences to remember 9/11

Lily Nickel September 12, 2018

Members of Kent State’s opposing political parties set aside their differences Tuesday evening to honor and remember the lives lost in the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.Board members of Kent State...

A student walks past the 9/11 memorial trees on Sept. 10, 2018.

Kent State’s ‘Three Trees’ serve as living memorial to 9/11 victims

Alexandra Sobczak September 12, 2018

Three maple trees grow in a mulched area near the Kent State Student Center, representing the three sites attacked on Sept. 11, 2001 — the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93.The plaque in...

Candles line the sidewalk outside the Tallmadge Church in Tallmadge, Ohio, to commemorate the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The organizers of the event set up 2,976 candles, one for every victim of the attacks.

3,000 candles: Tallmadge remembers 9/11

Arkayla Tenney-Howard September 11, 2017

As the sun set Monday night, citizens of Tallmadge met in the town’s center to relight candles in remembrance of the lives lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.They gathered to light nearly 3,000 candles,...

“World Class” podcast brings up 9/11 lessons

Madison MacArthur September 11, 2017

The first episode of the College of Communication and Information Global podcast, “World Class,” provides insightful lessons regarding 9/11 from a retired CIA senior executive.The podcast, hosted by...

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9/11 memorial to include names of sickened responders

By Frank Eltman, Associated Press September 10, 2017

POINT LOOKOUT, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island beach where people gathered and watched in horror as the distant World Trade Center towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001, is the site of the latest memorial to...

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New generations, new rules

Karl Schneider, Cameron Gorman September 7, 2016

Never forget.For 15 years, these two simple words have told a story that is now woven into every star-spangled banner snapping in the wind.Where were you?The inevitable interrogative is commonly asked...

Our View: 9/11 changes a generation, but it doesn’t change it all

The Kent Stater Editorial Staff September 7, 2016

As we approach 9/11, a sobering realization has complicated the remembrance of the deadliest attack on U.S. soil: this current cohort of college undergraduates bear little memory— if any— of that fateful...

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