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St. Lawrence County’s Office of Emergency Services and Sheriff’s Department will get $185,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to “assist in terrorism prevention,” North Country Now is reporting. Here’s how...
Yesterday’s really shocking and horrifying bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon continue to be a mystery, and I’m not going to go into it here except to send you to NPR’s ongoing coverage of the story. There’s been some really...
File this under “What should be done about certain uncomfortable facts?” As reported by CBC on April 1 at least two Canadians were among those who staged the Algerian terrorist attack last January: A special CBC News investigation...
News stories tagged with "terrorism"
Aug 26, 2002 — Governor Pataki announced more plans to commemorate September 11th. The Governor has also begun airing a new campaign ad in which he thanks New Yorkers for their efforts in the nearly a year since the tragic events. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
Jul 19, 2002 — Fort Drum near Watertown is set to host a brief visit from President Bush today. The President is expected to thank members of the Army's 10th Mountain Division for their combat role in Afghanistan last spring. David Sommerstein has more. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
May 24, 2002 — Martha Foley talks with John Collins and Ross Glover, two St. Lawrence University professors, who are editors of a new book that examines the meanings of post September 11th language. Highly charged terms that saturate news broadcasts and everyday conversation. Go to full article
May 21, 2002 — Two prominent ex-New York politicians, one Democrat, one Republican, joined together to defend President Bush in the controversy of a pre-September eleventh intelligence failure. Former New York City mayor Ed Koch, and former U.S. Senator Al D'Amato, who both support Governor Pataki in his re-election bid, also had some harsh words for one of his opponents. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
May 17, 2002 — New York senator Hillary Rodham Clinton says Congress should investigate actions of the Bush White House before the September 11th terror attacks. A spokesman for President Bush says there were warnings last summer that the Al Quaeda group might try to hijack U.S. Airplanes. Brian Mann has details.
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Apr 15, 2002 — Tenth Mountain Division soldiers who fought in Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan have begun a two week leave after returning to Fort Drum last week. Before they left base for vacations and family visits, they took time to reflect on their experiences with a pack of local and national media. David Sommerstein has this report. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Mar 22, 2002 — Much has changed since September 11th in the way local law enforcement agencies look at how they would face disaster in their communities. Many municipalities have updated or revised their emergency plans. New York's Senate Task Force on State and Local Emergency Preparedness held the first in a series of meetings in Albany last week. Jody Tosti reports North Country participants need more emergency personnel and better communication. Go to full article
Mar 12, 2002 — Yesterday at the State Capitol, lawmakers held a memorial for some of those who died on September 11th. But the Assembly and Senate disagree on whether September 11th should be declared a state holiday. Karen Dewitt reports Go to full article