Tag: September 11

Kelly HayesSeptember 11, 2021

A somberness can be felt across the country today as Americans recognize the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a wound inflicted on the nation Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years ago today, people watched in horror as hijacked planes leveled New York’s twin towers and crashed into the Pentagon, killing 2,977 individuals. As Americans […]

Associated PressSeptember 11, 2021

The 9/11 anniversary commemoration at ground zero has begun with a tolling bell and a moment of silence, exactly 20 years after the start of the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil. President Joe Biden, former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, members of Congress, and other dignitaries joined a crowd of victims’ relatives Saturday […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 10, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott ordered flags at half-staff on Tuesday “in honor and remembrance of the victims of 9/11.” The governor directed the U.S. and state flags to be flown at half-staff “at all local and state buildings, installations, and grounds throughout the state of Florida,” he said in a statement. The flags will remain at half-staff until […]

Lloyd DunkelbergerJuly 15, 2016

U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, a Tallahassee Democrat, praised the Obama administration’s decision Friday to make public 28 pages of a joint congressional panel that investigated intelligence community activities before and after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States. U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, Gwen’s father and co-chairman of the congressional panel, fought more […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 11, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott released a brief statement Friday saying news of a terrorist group sympathizer being from Florida was “infuriating.” Scott’s office said Joshua Ryne Goldberg of Orange Park was charged with “attempting to plant a bomb at a September 11th memorial ceremony in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend.” According to Fox News and CBS, Goldberg presented […]


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