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Sept. 11 Memorial Goes Up At UVA

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Students at the University of Virginia have been pushing for a permanent memorial to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The weekend's installation of a World Trade Center relic marks the culmination of that effort.

The piece of steel will now be on display in Newcomb Hall, which serves as a meeting space on campus.

The memorial also includes an American flag that once flew over the U.S. Capitol. It was given to the family of Glenn Davis Kirwin, an alumnus of the university who died in the 2001 attacks.

Both artifacts will be housed in a display case handmade by Benjamin Hedman, an Albemarle County firefighter and Army veteran.

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MTV's Rewinding The '90s With A New Channel

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Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
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The Politics Hour – LIVE from Slim's Diner!

This special edition of the Politics Hour is coming to you live from Slim's Diner from Petworth in Northwest D.C.

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Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

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