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A Look Back at Iconic Images of 9/11/01 [PHOTOS]

The images that emerged in the hours and weeks following the September 11 terrorist attacks have been imprinted in many of our minds. With the 10-year anniversary of the attacks, we take a look back at some of the more iconic pictures from the attacks.

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What Did 9/11 Look Like From Space? [PICTURE]

The Twin Towers were enormous buildings and the attacks of 9/11 were of such magnitude that people were able to see the skyline change from neighboring states and camera-equipped satellites were even able to capture the aftermath from space.

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9/11 Widow Peg Ogonowski Reminisces – And Looks Ahead [VIDEO]

Peg Ogonowski’s late husband, John, was the captain of American Flight 11 — better known as the first plane to hit the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001.

“It was that moment of before and after,” said Peg, a former flight attendant. “There was my whole life before and then everything changed. It was a real line in my life that there will always be before 9/11 and after 9/11.”

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10 Years After Terrorist Attacks, 9/11 Memorial to Open [PHOTOS]

The Sept. 11 Memorial is set to open exactly 10 years and one day after the planes crashed into the World Trade Center. The 9/11 Memorial will open on September 12, after being dedicated during Sunday’s remembrance ceremony in New York City.

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What Do Americans Think About Sacrificing Rights to Fight Terrorism After 9/11?

The terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 left an indelible mark on Americans. But even as the first responders climbed through the rubble in New York, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania, the country embarked on a “War on Terror.” With that war came years of conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq, indefinite detention of terror suspects without charges or trial, enhanced interrogation techniques, extraordinary rendition and the passage of the USA Patriot Act.

Ten years later, Americans are still wondering if it was wise to sacrifice some privacy and freedoms in order to fight terrorism.

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What City Has The Best Tasting Water in New York State?

The Great New York State Fair held its annual Best Tasting Water in New York State competition yesterday and ten municipalities competed for the title of best water in the Empire State.

Last year's champion, Albany, was dethroned by a downstate city.

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Hurricane Irene Aftermath — At Least 44 Dead and Millions Without Power [VIDEO]

Cleanup efforts have begun in communities that were devastated by Hurricane Irene over the weekend. Although trucks and supplies from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are en route, access to some areas has been cut off by floodwaters that washed out or damaged roads and bridges.

“Irene was gonna land somewhere. We’re not Manhattan, our small streams quickly became big rivers,” Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin told The Brattleboro (Vt.) Reformer. “We’ve lost churches, homes and historic bridges. But we will rebuild.”

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100 Miles of the New York State Thruway Closed Between Syracuse and Amsterdam

A massive traffic back-up in the eastbound lanes of the New York State Thruway in the Mohawk Valley has caused the Thruway Authority to close more than 100 miles of the highway eastbound.

All traffic is being diverted off of the Thruway at Exit 34A (Interstate 481 east of Syracuse)

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Tropical Storm Irene Flooding Hits Upstate New York [PHOTOS]

Several regions of Upstate New York were affected by the heavy rains that accopanied Irene as it bowled over the Northeast.

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Hurricane Irene Marches North, Claiming Four Lives Thus Far [MAP, VIDEO]

Over a million people in North Carolina and Virginia are currently without power after Hurricane Irene came ashore on Saturday, and other states further north are bracing for impact on Sunday.

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‘Understanding 9/11′ Features Complete, Archived News Broadcasts From Around the World

Many television networks will no longer air the most devastating moments of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, lest it upset the families of the thousands of people who lost their lives that day.

But Understanding 9/11: A Television News Archive feels that that footage is essential as a “resource for scholars, journalists, and the public,” and has archived 3,000 hours of it, along with timelines and scholarly analysis.

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Hurricane Irene Takes Aim at New York State [UPDATE]

In what may become a storm of historic proportions, Hurricane Irene is chugging north up the Atlantic coast to take aim at portions of New York State including New York City and Long Island.

The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is offering the following advice to New Yorkers:

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