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After 10 Years, Man Still Copes With Love Lost On 9/11

After his fiancé died when her plane crashed into the Pentagon on 9/11, John Milton Wesley painstakingly kept to their daily routines. 10 years later, his love for her does not fade.

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Maryland To Unveil 9/11 Memorial Sunday

Maryland 9/11 Memorial rendering

Thoughts of security can hardly be avoided as this Sunday's 9/11 10th anniversary events near, says Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley.

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For Military Children, 9/11 Is A Way Of Life

For children and educators in the military, 9/11 isn't just an event; the aftermath has become part of each day.

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Smithsonian Exhibit Involves Visitors In 9/11 Remembrance

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History is home this week to an exhibition reflecting on how Americans’ lives have changed since the 9/11 attacks.

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O'Malley: Recent Crises Proof of Md. Emergency Readiness

Maryland governor Martin O'Malley says the response to Hurricane Irene and last month's earthquake shows how far the state has come in improving its response to emergencies since the 9/11 attacks.

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DCFD Hosts Freedom Riders

Douglas Kearns at D.C. Fire station

A group of firefighters riding from Atlanta to New York to honor 9/11 first responders got a month needed break -- an a meal -- last night, thanks to D.C. Fire and EMS.

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9/11 Anniversary: Local Muslims Reflect On Changes, Good And Bad

Imam Johari Abdul-Malik of Dar al-Hijrah mosque in Falls Church, Va.

In the 10 years since 9/11, Muslims in Northern Virginia have seen as much scrutiny from federal law enforcement and the national media as any community in the country. That attention has forced local Muslim groups to evolve and adapt, but it's not clear to some within the community whether the changes have been for the better. 

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Commentary: On Interfaith Relationships After 9/11

Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia

Questions of religion, faith and trust are not unique to the Muslim community. Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia says 9/11 prompted interfaith dialogue in communities around the world, and now, 10 years later, it's imperative that those collaborations continue.

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Moderate Muslims Honor 9/11 Victims With Blood Drive

An area muslim organization is holding a blood drive to honor 9/11 victims.
Next week, a Muslim group will hold a blood drive in the Washington area to honor those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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