9/11: Thirteen Years Later

Posted by Associated Press on September 11, 2014
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Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani at Ground Zero

A look at events marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks:

NEW YORK CITY

In New York, the annual commemoration has changed little over the years. But so much around it has. The museum now sits open at the site of the tragedy. The fences have come down around the memorial …

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Winds Whip Up Toppling Trees and Knocking Out Power

Posted by Jeremy Scott on September 11, 2014
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PORTLAND — Thousands of homes and businesses were without power on Thursday after winds kicked up and knocked trees into power lines on an otherwise pleasant sunny early fall day in the 70’s.

More than 5,000 PGE customers in the tri-county area were without power throughout the day with the most in Clackamas and Washington counties.  Crews got the upper hand by mid-afternoon.

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Murder Outside Beaverton Apartment Complex

Posted by Jeremy Scott on September 11, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds & Pat Boyle contributed to this story

BEAVERTON — Police have identified the man who was shot and killed outside an apartment complex early Wednesday morning.

Officers responding to shots fired at the Birch Point Apartments on NW Cornell Road found the body of 24-year-old Amjad Ahmed Alkofi.  He lived in Washington County, but was not a resident of the …

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Analysis: Obama Takes Big Risk in Wider Airstrikes

Posted by Associated Press on September 11, 2014
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WASHINGTON — For a president criticized as overly cautious and reluctant to lead, Barack Obama is taking a huge risk. He is thrusting U.S. fighting forces into a growing military operation with clear dangers, unknown costs, an indefinite length and unpredictable consequences.

After years of resistance, the president who wanted to end America’s wars will now oversee a sweeping airstrike campaign in …

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9/11 Memorial at Reynolds High

Posted by Mike Turner on September 10, 2014
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Gresham Fire hangs a giant Flag of Honor while Reynolds High School students surround the campus with 200 flags to memorialize those who were lost during 9/11.

The flags serve as a surprise for students arriving to school on Thursday 9/11.