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Prisoners on strike in no man's land

As the president puts it, "The notion that we're going to keep 100 individuals in no man's land in perpetuity…the idea that we would still maintain, forever, a group of individuals who have not been tried, that's contrary to who we are, it's contrary to our interests, and it needs to stop."

911, what’s your emergency?

President Obama will be there, former President George W. Bush will be there, as will former New York City (NYC) Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and current Mayor Michael Bloomberg. But the 90,000 police officers, firefighters and civilian volunteers, who fought to save the lives of the innocent victims, have been denied access to the site on this historic day.

Remembering 9/11 around the area

This Sunday, September 11, marks the 10 year anniversary of the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. As Americans look back on that horrific day in American history, we all reflect on how far we have come as a nation, remember those who lost their lives and participate in service activities to give back and show thanks to our soldiers and other servicemen. This guide to 9/11 events within Silver Spring and the greater Metro area offers opportunities for everyone to reflect on the 10-year-old tragedy.
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