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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Countering violent extremism [Commentary]

    Countering violent extremism [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, 28-year-old Todd Wheeler Jr. of Glen Burnie was arrested on charges of making explosives. Had they detonated, the radius of the blast could have caused extensive damage, deaths and injuries. Also this month, Ellicott City resident...
  • U.S. must remain vigilant for terrorism [Letter]

    U.S. must remain vigilant for terrorism [Letter]
    In response to Anhvin Doanvo's commentary, "Is every al Qaida group our problem?" (Jan. 20), I would answer no, but I certainly consider that every one of the militant forces in the world should be of deep concern, not only to our operating forces abroad,...
  • Run to Remember through downtown Baltimore recalls 9/11

    Run to Remember through downtown Baltimore recalls 9/11
    The Baltimore City fire and police department were among the groups that turned out Sunday morning to take part in the 911 Run to Remember 5k run and 1-mile walk downtown. The event started at the 9/11 Memorial in front of the World Trade Center on East...
  • Dropping bombs isn't the answer

    Dropping bombs isn't the answer
    The conflict in Syria is a horrific human tragedy: 100,000 dead, 2 million refugees and now, chemical warfare. I can sympathize with the impulse to "do something" about it ("Where is the outrage?" Sept. 4). However, this intervention, no matter how...
  • Think hard about Syria

    Think hard about Syria
    With all this talk of deterrence, red lines and national interest, it is easy to forget that these are living, breathing people who will end their lives under American missile bombardment ("Syrian rebels ready to strike if U.S. does," Sept. 6). It would...
  • Arundel flags to fly at half-staff to commemorate 9/11 attacks

    Arundel flags to fly at half-staff to commemorate 9/11 attacks
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has ordered county flags to fly half-staff on Sept. 11 in honor of the nearly 3,000 men and women who died as a result of the terror attack on Sept. 11, 2001. In addition to flags flying half staff, Neuman is...
  • Local events commemorate 9/11

    Local events commemorate 9/11
    The following is a listing of some of the 9/11 commemoration events planned in the greater Baltimore area for Sept. 11, 2013: 8:46 a.m.-noon. Firefighters will toll a Bell of Remembrance at 8:46 a.m. at Baltimore Fire Department Steadman House, Eutaw...
  • Laurel events help mark anniversary of 9/11

    Laurel events help mark anniversary of 9/11
    Two events are planned in Laurel to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and remember those who died that day. American Legion Post 60, 2 Main St. will hold a remembrance ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. The ceremony...
  • Baltimore County man keeping the promise to remember 9/11

    Baltimore County man keeping the promise to remember 9/11
    Chuck Ritz and his volunteers found the ground rock-hard as they began planting thousands of American flags along Putty Hill Road in Parkville to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Last year, the wooden stakes went into the...
  • Veterans honored in Havre de Grace on 'somber day of reflection'

    Several veterans who attended the Veterans Day ceremony in Havre de Grace Monday had not heard about the event in advance, but they stopped to listen to speakers honor veterans and their service to the country. "I came by and saw the celebration," Steve...
  • Attacking Assad will only help our enemies

    Attacking Assad will only help our enemies
    The Obama administration has decided to strike at the Assad regime in Syria because of its alleged use of chemical weapons in a civil war that has already killed about 100,000 people and sent millions of refugees into Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq ("...
  • Harford residents remember 9/11

    Harford residents remember 9/11
    The Old Mountain Road overpass across I-95 in the Joppa area was dappled with red, white and blue Wednesday as people gathered and waved American flags at motorists in an observance of the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Car and truck drivers...