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September 11 Attacks

Navy SEAL who says he shot bin Laden was at war for years

Navy SEAL who says he shot bin Laden was at war for years

WASHINGTON — Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11 era, including three depicted in Hollywood movies. And now he's telling the world about them.

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Distinguished fighter pilot recalls watching World Trade Center collapse

Distinguished fighter pilot recalls watching World Trade Center collapse

On Sept. 11, 2001, Col. Timothy "Duff" Duffy flew the first fighter jet scrambled over New York City in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. While on air patrol over Manhattan, he watched from the cockpit of his F-15 as the north tower of the World Trade Center imploded in a cloud of dust…

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Gazette opinion: United we stand on 12th anniversary of 9/11

At least 2,134 members of the U.S. military have died and 19,250 have been wounded in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion launched in October 2001 in response to the 9/11 attacks, according to an Associated Press count Tuesday.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Time to lean more toward liberty

WASHINGTON — The hardest thing in an argument is to acknowledge competing truths. We know that our government will continue with large-scale surveillance programs to prevent future terrorist attacks. We also know that such programs have operated up to now with too little public scrutiny and …

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Authorities: Sex assault explains homicide secrecy

LANDER, Wyo. — Authorities in Fremont County have confirmed they are relying on a state law that allows restricting information about sexual assaults to withhold the names of both the victim and suspect in a recent homicide.

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Disabled vets climb mountain in Grand Teton Park

MOOSE — A group of disabled veterans successfully climbed to the summit of the 13,770-foot Grand peak in Grand Teton National Park on Tuesday.

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Victims of 9/11 terror attacks remembered across Billings

Victims of 9/11 terror attacks remembered across Billings

While the presentations stood in stark contrast to each other, the heart was the same at a pair of events held Tuesday that bookended Billings' public Sept. 11 memorials.

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Gazette opinion: Toll of 9/11 still growing in Afghanistan

 In Billings, a memorial on Tuesday, the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, will be held at Montana State University City College, 3803 Central Ave. The focal point will be Montana’s 9/11 Memorial, which incorporates a 600-pound section of I-beam recovered from the rubble of the Twin Towe…

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Guest opinion: Let us not forget memorials' import

Tuesday is the 11th anniversary of 9/11. And three months later, we will mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The two worst attacks on American soil each resulted in nearly 3,000 deaths and led the nation to war. Still, given the passage of time, Dec. 7 will be n…

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9/11 plaques will be unveiled at COT memorial

Plaques with information about the 9/11 Memorial at the Montana State University Billings College of Technology will be unveiled Wednesday.

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Health Matters: September is 'A Time to Remember. A Time to Prepare'

In 1956, President Eisenhower declared “Civil Defense Week” from Sept. 9-15.

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United Blood Services exceeds its goal during 9/11 blood drive

A blood drive commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the United States was an overwhelming success, helping United Blood Services exceed its goal for the day.

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Guest opinion: Americans still answering call to fight for U.S.

Our nation suffered a terrible catastrophe on Sept. 11, 2001, that will indelibly live in the minds of Americans for generations to come. Always we will remember the tragic event by asking others, at the same time remembering own story, of, “Where were you when you first heard about the twin…

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9/11 events scheduled for Sunday

9/11 events scheduled for Sunday

The following events are planned locally Sunday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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Birth eases fear, sadness of Sept. 11

Birth eases fear, sadness of Sept. 11

Birthday child: Abigail Montana Swanson.

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Worried parents welcomed son on Sept. 11

Worried parents welcomed son on Sept. 11

Birthday child: William Cermak.

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Johnny Day featured in book about Sept. 11 babies

Johnny Day featured in book about Sept. 11 babies

Birthday child: Michael John “Johnny” Day.

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9/11/01: A day of fear and joy

9/11/01: A day of fear and joy

Americans who lived through Sept. 11, 2001, will never forget where they were, what they were doing and what they felt.

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Sept. 11 changed family's life

Sept. 11 changed family's life

Birthday child: Andrew Kazmierski.

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West High students tackle 9/11, terrorism

West High students tackle 9/11, terrorism

As a 7-year-old in Arkansas, it wasn’t overwhelming sadness that Monica Wells felt on Sept. 11 and the days that followed. It was fear and shock.

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