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9/11

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Why Did The White House Take So Long To Admit Libya Attack Was Terrorism?

With Americans watching the nearing of the date September 11, 2012 on the calendar for weeks – if not months – and dreading the stark reality that something disastrous may happen to innocent Americans again, the president and his political cronies refused to believe what happened.

09/21/2012

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Kids Draw 9/11 Scenes

A teacher in El Paso, TX had 4th-graders draw the 9/11 attacks in class. What was this teacher thinking? See the pictures here.

09/14/2012

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

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For 24 Hours, A Bridge Becomes A Patriotic Passage

For 364 days out of the year, the County Road 21 bridge is just a bridge you drive under as you enter Minnesota from Wisconsin. But for one day a year it becomes something very special — a place where complete strangers gather to remember.

09/11/2012

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Even Children Feel The Effect Of 9/11

A sixth grader at Minnetonka Middle School East shared his story of Sept. 11, 2001 with his classmates on Tuesday. He was too young to have memories of the actual day, when he was in New York City with his family.

09/11/2012

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9/11 Remembered

It was 11 years ago today that the 9/11 tragedy changed the lives of thousands of Americans. Listen back to some of those moments as heard on WCCO Radio, September 11th, 2001.

09/11/2012

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Minnesota Remembers 9/11 On 11th Anniversary

Tuesday marks 11 years since the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia and the crash of United Airlines flight 93 in Pennsylvania.

09/11/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

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Mpls. Police: Do Not Call 911 For Fireworks Complaints

If you’re mad about neighbors lighting illegal explosive fireworks in the city of Minneapolis, do not call 911.

07/03/2012

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Rick Kelley: A Renowned Patriotic Artist

The children at Pillsbury Elementary school got to see passion first-hand when artist Rick Kelley recently came to class.

05/26/2012

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911 Tapes Released From The Night Of Senser Hit-And-Run

The 911 tapes from the night of Anousone Phanthavong’s hit-and-run death have been released.

05/08/2012

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Transcript Of 911 Call Released From Triple Homicide

The transcript from the 911 call made after three people were found dead at an in-home day care has been released, as police continue to search for the suspect.

04/11/2012

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Minn. Man Recalls The Shake Of 9/11 At Pentagon

Larry McTighe was thrilled during his tour in the military to get a job as a sports photographer with an emphasis on Nascar — something the Air Force sponsored but that also meant the Minnesota native had an office, at the Pentagon in September of 2001.

09/12/2011

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9/11 Attack Sparked Action For Mendota Heights Man

When the Twin Towers fell 10 years ago on Sept. 11, Americans reacted in ways they’ll never forget. For some, the sight of the twisted metal, debris and flames brought on heartache and confusion. But for others, it sparked a call to action.

09/11/2011

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Priests Recall How A Cup Of Coffee Saved Them On 9/11

Two Minnesota priests are in New York City to commemorate 10 years since the Twin Towers fell and to mark the morning their own lives were spared.

09/11/2011

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