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This is the first year of the official Sept. 11th Museum and Memorial. Located underground, on the foundation stones of the World Trade Center Towers, it contains more than 10,000 artifacts of the day, 23,000 pictures, and an archive of more than 500 hours of video.
Residents of Gilbert and the rest of the East Valley spent the last week remembering the events of 9/11 during several ceremonies and events.
Attendees of Gilbert's 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony gather around a beam from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11. [Eric Mungenast/Tribune]
It was 13 years ago Thursday when terrorists attacked the United States after gaining control of four commercial airplanes. Two planes struck and took down the World Trade Center in New York; the third damaged the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.; and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Passengers of that flight, United 93, fought the terrorists in an attempt to regain control of the plane.
I was in the hardware store when I first heard the news, though I did not know what I was hearing. As the cashier tallied my purchase, I overheard a reporter on the store’s radio make the peculiar announcement that a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center. At the time, I thought of it as little more than a curiosity. How wrong I was.
In the past it has taken all day but organizers said so many people volunteered to help put together Tempe's 9/11 Healing Fields memorial, everything was done in just over an hour this year.
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On Wednesday, in the Bass Pro Shops at the Mesa Riverview Shopping Center, the Phillips family gathered with distant relatives in a meeting room upstairs. They had been told that a family member had won a raffle — lunch, a shopping spree and the opportunity to meet an unspecified celebrity, perhaps a country music star.
A tour of Michael Pollack’s three museums show a man who revels in a past that started well before his entry into the world. One is loaded with memorabilia from bygone days, things that used to linger behind the glass panes on department storefronts to convert window shoppers into spenders. A couple other pieces have a “one of these things is not like the others” ring to it given their relative modernity, like the mini statue of Sonic the Hedgehog.
In these photos provided by Hilary Walker, of Dallas, the photo at left shows a selfie she took in January 2014, at the Dallas Market Center Building in the World Trade Center and posted on Instagram. The photo at right shows how the original was "muttbombed" - a dog's head digitally inserted into the original photo by the source, Dallas Pets Alive, a small Dallas rescue that is using the campaign to save the lives of dogs facing euthanasia. Sandy, the dog in the photo, was too big, but Walker did adopt a smaller dog from the rescue. (AP Photo/Hilary Walker)
A House panel agreed Wednesday to help Glendale with some of its 2015 Super Bowl costs, but with a warning that similar relief may not be available to other communities.
In Singapore's equivalent of food courts, hawkers sell steaming bowls of noodles, giant crabs in pepper sauce and slices of pungent durian. In Barcelona, patrons at the La Boqueria nibble finely aged ham and buy fresh produce to prepare at home. In the United States? Historically, it's been a wasteland of spongy pretzels, giant sodas, greasy fried rice and endless burgers.
Arizona gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones introduced herself and provided a few details about her campaign to a collection of approximately 40 voters in Mesa during an event on Jan. 20.
As part of my duties as President of the United States Conference of Mayors, I have the opportunity to talk to leaders across the nation about a number of important issues. Many of the topics affect nearly every city, large or small. Airports is a topic that is right at the top of this list.
Patriotic music, inspirational messages, the flag flown at half mast and a moment of silence were all part of a stirring 9/11 Memorial Tribute help in Gilbert Wednesday morning.
Next week, the nation will again honor those who perished on Sept. 11, 2001, and pay tribute to the first responders, families and friends who gave much in the wake of the tragic occurrences of that day.
FILE-In this June 22, 2011 file photo, a woman stops to look at the September 11 memorial outside the New York, New York casino, in Las Vegas. The memorial, which held a rotating collection of firefighter t-shirts commemorating the lives lost in the attacks on the World Trade Center, has been demolished and will be relocated by MGM Resorts International to make way for a $100 million renovation of the promenade in front of 16 year-old Manhattan-themed casino and the adjoining Monte Carlo. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
FILE - In this June 22, 2011 file photo, Victor, left, and Ben Ortega, brothers from El Paso, Texas, walk along the September 11 memorial outside the New York-New York casino, in Las Vegas. The memorial, which held a rotating collection of firefighter t-shirts commemorating the lives lost in the attacks on the World Trade Center, has been demolished and will be relocated by MGM Resorts International to make way for a $100 million renovation of the promenade in front of 16 year-old Manhattan-themed casino and the adjoining Monte Carlo. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
Dierks Bentley has one day off the rest of this month and he's giving it to the families of fallen firefighters in Arizona.
My son Gideon (age nine) assures me that he will be a good father someday, but will that be an empty accomplishment? In another 20 years or so will there even be a Father's Day?
NEW YORK — Laura Radocaj of Vero Beach, Fla., was warned when she was pregnant with twins that motherhood would be harder than she imagined — especially because she planned to go back to work while the twins were still babies. "But this has been the easiest transition," said Radocaj, 28, who works from home in corporate communications.
Some residents of a Tempe apartment complex that flooded last week after a pipe burst will soon be allowed to return.
Dean Starbuck can spin pizza dough above his head for one minute and thirty seconds. He and his co-workers from local restaurant chain Barro’s Pizza are hoping to beat that record at this year’s International Pizza Expo and World Pizza Games in Las Vegas.