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Debt of Honor – fictional 9/11 attack

After the 9/11 attack, several analysts made comparisons with Tom Clancey’s book ‘Debt of Honor.’ Here are excerpts from his book: “The irony of the…

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What the local military said on 9/12/01

IN editor Duwayne Escobedo wrote this article on the local military’s response to 9/11 for the 9/14/01 issue: A terrorist seizes a jumbo jet and…

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Quotes in Aftermath of 9/11

For our 9/14/01 issue, we called around the community for quotes. Here’s what we heard: “Look what happens when we let our guard down. It’s…

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9/11 Photos

We ran a special issue after the 9/11 tragedy. Here are few of the photos from the New York Times News Services that were in…

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9/11 – Picking up the pieces

Our A&E Editor Sam Baltrusis was in New York City when the planes crashed into the World Trade Center. A year later, he wrote for…

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9/11: Where were you?

On 9/11/01: I was in the Independent offices on Cervantes St.(next to Jerry’s Drive In) holding our daily sales staff meeting, when a staffer came…

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Dateline: Jackson, MS – Alt weekly battles Gannett

The Alt-weekly The Jackson Free Press has been battling with the Gannett-owned Clarion Ledger over distribution  spots.  The Clarion Ledger tried to  get distribution rights…

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Virgil has hard time letting go

Letter to the PNJ: Vote them out Thank you to Charles Fairchild and his Save Our City political action committee for trying to save our…

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Making Touch Screen votes count

The Battle of Touch Screen voting continues over creating a paper trail for voters. It’s a fight between those who believe a paper trail is…

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