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after all, terrorists will never be able to defeat the united states. their only hope is to terrorize us into changing who we are or our way of life. that's why we americans will never give in to fear. 15 years ago, an unthinkable tragedy shook our nation and forever changed how we live. while it showed the worst in kind, this tragedy also shined a light on the strength of our nation. nearly three-thousand people were killed in a senseless act of terror...and today is the day we honor them. it's also a time to remember all the heroes who risked their lives --- to save countless others. and we stop to think about the families of those killed... who deal with this tragedy every day. abc's marci gonzalez joins us
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remember and heal today- from the raw, emotional images seared into the collective memory: file nat to the faces?and names- of the 2,996 lives?lost this morning, a somber reflection - on all the heartbreak and horror- of 15 years ago today? -- the impact of the september 11th terror attacks? still piercing? through the haunting recollections? sot memories - as we crawled in deeper, squeezing through tiny openings, and into a smoke filled environment. we came to the understanding that we were going to die in that pile. and lingering effects.
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the days, and weeks that followed the attacks?.searching, heroicly --through the smoldering, toxic debris ?have since died of respiratory and other ailments? sot "nagging problems worsened, chronic became acute and the number of those lost to the terrorist attack of september 11 began to grow," 17 new names added to the fdny's memorial wall this year? while again - the other names?etched into history -(show reflecting pool names) are read aloud. they're read) from here- below the resilient reflection of the new- one world trade center? to the pentagon and the field in shanksville, pennsylvania? mourning families - and our country- honoring that vow made 15 years ago?to never forget. all morning long --- we'll continue bringing you stories
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who survived the horrific attack. we'll also bring you live images of memorials across the nation... and right here in the valley. later in this newscast -- abc news will bring us a special report with a moment of silence at the time... the first plane struck the world trade center. but let go ahead and get a check of your first alert forecast witd good morning dan! ((ad-lib)) a large, slow moving pacific system will bring breezy to windy conditions along with milder temps to the area starting today. the winds will be up to the breezy category sunday as the around 100. windier conditions with gusts to 30 mph are expected monday and we will see highs in the mid 90's. expect mainly sunny skies sunday and monday then partly cloudy on tuesday and wednesday as the system pushes through
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highs will top out around 90 tuesday through friday! the winds will be down to breezy by thursday through next saturday. also, by saturday high temps will warm by a few degrees. this morning -- more people will make their way to walter johnson junior high... to test their belongings for contamination. so far -- at least 8 homes have been declared safe. environmental protection agency inspectors....say their biggest concern is they still don't know how the substance got to the school. the school apparently knew about the mercury on tuesday...but only acted on wednesday. some parents are concerned...so are school officials. 185557 sweet daughtery "it's
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to me it really mattered.. butt to 153335 calanog "there is the possibility that there could be more mercury in a home or two." right now 15 garbage bags are being held for further inspection out of more than 700 brought in. all school buses have been ruled safe as well. testing takes place today from 8am until 8pm. right now.. police are looking for this man---22- year-old a police believe he is responsible for shooting and killing a man friday morning... near maryland parkway and desert inn. investigators say the two men were arguing just before shots rang out. the victim died at sunrise hospital. brown is considered armed and dangerous. if you see him do not be approach him. call police right away.. investigators are trying to figure out how a shed caught fire in a north las vegas backyard.
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near commerce and cheyenne six seniors living in the home..were able to escape in time. the red cross is helping them out. and just hours earlier---- a fire tore through a home near fort apache and wigwam. crews were able to quikcly put out the blaze. no one was injured. the cause is under investigation. an update to a story you asked us to investigate. after several months people complex.....finally have a working elevator. the new sign at the park avenue apartments-reads "in service -- it jumps a little on the third floor -- don't be alarmed." the elevator stopped working in june, and despite complaints from renters... the problem went unsolved for weeks. . code enforcement opened a case -- after we made phone calls. the 9/11 attacks 15 years ago... didn't just take lives of innocent victims...but also of
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one of those heroes is firefighter stephen siller 055 came to a screeching halt. got out calmly. put his gear on. and started running through the tunnel. and that tunnel is nearly two miles long." coming up -- his brother shares their story...and how it's changed their lives forever. then later -- first responders from across the nation coming together to go above the call of duty --to remember the lives lost as we are marking the 15-th anniversary of the 9-11
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anniversary of the 9-11 attacks.... one of many first responders who lost their lives that day was firefighter stephen siller. his sacrifice inspired a race that takes place in new york every year. siller's brother shared his
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- p --reporter pkg-as follows-- (frank siller, stephen siller's brother): "we believe he was in the south tower. he was never recovered." it was a gorgeous september morning. firefighter stephen siller just finished his overnight shift with squad one - the elite unit trained to rescue other firefighters. stephen was headed to play golf with his three brothers. (frank siller, stephen siller's brother): "we were pumped up because we're four brothers play golf. everybody very busy. steven already with five kids. // and you know heard what happened on his scanner and he turned his truck around." the golf-date would never happen. stephen - who'd dreamed of being a firefighter since he was a teen -- turned his truck toward the twin towers, but could only get as far as the brooklyn/battery tunnel. it was blocked, but that didn't stop him (frank siller, stephen siller's brother): "there was
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stephen did what he did. firefighters were there, already. he loved that brotherhood. he came to a screeching halt. got out calmly. put his gear on. and started running through the tunnel. and that tunnel is nearly two miles long." that heroic run -- loaded down with more than 60 pounds of gear - became the brother): "we wanted his kids to know that his dad is a hero. through the tunnel like he did. you just know the right thing when you hear it." the race, called tunnel to towers, is recognized stephen siller foundation and has raised more than 70 million dollars. it has helped children of 9/11 to the families of the slain dallas police officers to wounded veterans. (frank siller, stephen siller's brother): "he would be there for anybody in an instance. he loved the challenge of being able to save people. knowing steven he probably liked the fear factor involved. he had guts." (john berman, new
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stephen siller's brother): "november 15th he would have siller, stephen siller's brother): "i think he would still be a firefighter. he would have had over retire." (john berman, new york):"if you could talk to stephen again, what would you tell him?" (frank siller, stephen siller's brother): "proud of you. look what you have done with your life with your sacrifice. mommy and daddy are proud of you, all your siblings are. your kids are. your wife is. the whole community is. you did something special steve." john berman, cnn, new york. a new video this morning of a very special event that took place in dallas, texas. firefighters from all over the nation came together to take part in a challenge and honor the first responders who lost their lives 15 years ago each climber wore a picture -- of a first responder who lost their lives trying to save others in the twin towers.
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stories -- in full gear -- at renaissance tower. sot 39:40 chad chadwick, highland park (we're doing this for the people who did it long before us ) butt to sot officer darian hogg, waco police we're doing this for a lot of people who can't do it) organizers say when registration for the dallas stair climb opened online the spots filled-up in less than three minutes. our local firefighters will attempt to do the same thing they are climbing the stairs in the strat all the way to the top in full gear to honor lives lost. that's taking place at 10 this morning. bells will ring out across the nation today in honor of the victims.. except this one. the "all is well" bell in san francisco's first responders plaza is broken. it rings everyday for 20 seconds before noon... at noon.. and 20 seconds after to
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the bell's maker lives in france.. and won't be able to fix it in time for the 9-11 anniversary. let's get a check of your first alert forecast with dan bronis. a large, slow moving pacific system will bring breezy to windy conditions along with milder temps to the area starting today. the winds will be up to the system starts to slowly approach the area. expect gusts to about 25 mph this afternoon with highs around 100. windier conditions with gusts to 30 mph are expected monday and we will see highs in the mid 90's. expect mainly sunny skies sunday and monday then partly cloudy on tuesday and wednesday as the system pushes through
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day with gusts to about 35 mph. highs will top out around 90 riday! the winds will be down to breezy by wednesday afternoon as the system starts to push out of the area. expect mainly sunny skies thursday through next saturday. also, by saturday high temps will warm a large, slow moving pacific system will bring breezy to windy conditions along with milder temps to the area starting today. the winds will be up to the breezy category sunday as the system starts to slowly approach the area. expect gusts to about 25 mph this afternoon with highs around 100. windier conditions with gusts to 30 mph are expected monday
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the mid 90's. expect mainly sunny skies sunday and monday then partly cloudy on tuesday and wednesday as the system pushes through the area. tuesday could be the windiest day with gusts to about 35 mph. highs will top out around 90 tuesday through friday! the winds will be down to breezy by wednesday afternoon as the system starts to push out of expect mainly sunny skies thursday through next saturday. also, by saturday high temps will warm by a few degrees. ((ad-lib at desk)) ahead of today'a anniversary a special memorial service took
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in new york it was to honor the firefighters who died 15 years ago, attorney general loretta lynch and new york mayor bill de-blasio spoke at the service. saint patrick's cathedral was packed with city officials -- firefighters -- and families of the victims. 343 firefighters lost their lives as they tried to rescue towers. they changed names. but their filthy ways -- are still the same. up next -- we're going dirty dining.. and this valley restaurant -- is no stranger to this segment. woman: ok, i don't want... if you want to put on the tv, put on the the tv. darcy: but you don't want to comment? woman: ay chihuahua! find out what got this cantina
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over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood for access to basic health services and critical cancer screenings. but congressman heck voted to defund planned parenthood and was willing to shut down the government over it. heck opposed roe v. wade and voted to criminalize abortion.
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first appearance... but records show they're still dirty. and... it's a place darcy spears won't soon forget. 8:16 darcy stand-up: check out what happened the last time we were at this location for diry dining... file from march, 2013 pkg: 19:08 woman comes at the camera with a newspaper and pushes ozkar out darcy : can i get out? you want to tell me something? i don't appreciate you guys closing me in the restaurant. that's when the new owners first took over this restaurant on maryland parkway between reno and tropicana. it was called ahogadas cancun. it's now called cantina cancun. woman: ok, i don't want... if you want to put on the tv, put on the the tv. darcy: but you don't want to comment? woman: ay chihuahua! this time...
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that one's locked too. things were much more quiet 1:33 knocking - hello, is anybody in there? turns out cantina cancun is closed on tuesdays. that's their choice, but on august 26, they were forced to shut down after health inspectors gave them 42 demerits. forty-two is enough to shut a place down on demerits alone. but cantina cancun added the imminent health hazard of no hot wate 4:05 on phone: hi this is darcy spears from channel 13. have i reached someone with cantina cancun? the caller disconnected and it went to voicemail when i called back. i spoke to someone again later and left more messages, but never got any answers. health inspectors found expired food, including multiple seafood items, cheese and beans that should have been tossed more than a week before the inspection. but it was all still sitting in the fridge.
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because of unsafe temperatures. utensils that hadn't been washed since the day before. and the stove had excessive build-up. the person in charge couldn't tell the inspector the last time it was cleaned. /nat transition/ of the four imminent health hazard closures, the grossest pictures came from the food truck that serves as the pool snack bar at the plaza hotel casino. it was shut down for lack of adequate refrigeration. just about every food in the facilityw temperature. plus, inspectors found multiple foods with "severe signs of spoilage." there's a salad made with feta cheese and cucumber at the top of the menu. but cucumbers on the truck were discolored, spotted with mold and squishy. and their large container of feta cheese had expired in february. the oscar burger comes topped with arugula, but that was wilted, brown and deteriorating. /nat/ another food
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borotazo tortas ahogadas--was also shut down for lack of adequate refrigeration. /nat/ urban turban - a seasonal set-up at the linq - was shut down for four separate health hazards. their power kept going out. they had no hot water. refrigeration wasn't adequate and employees had no properly working sink to wash their hands. /nat/ last on the list, supreme lobster--a seafood distributor on polaris and ponderosa--was shut down for no they were processing fish in the midst of this imminent health hazard. there was also a soiled mesh scrubber in the shellfish cutting room, peeling ceiling tiles in the fish processing room, and beams at the lobster tanks were in severe disrepair with chipping paint and disintegrating wood. darcy tag: cantina cancun grill is back to an a grade. all the places that were closed have reopened with a grades as well.
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right now we are working on all-new stories for our next half-hour including -- a new war of words on the campaign trail. what hillary clinton said that has many angry and her campaign apoloigizing! then -- a teenager saves his father's life. you won't believe what he used to take on a drug-crazed man -- trying to killing them the nation is remembering
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just minutes the first moment of silence will be held across the nation. it will mark the time.... 15 years ago... the first plane struck the
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live. meanwhile in the bottom left corner of your screen is a live look at the memorial site in new york city. overnight -- the 9/11 memorial museum "tribute to light" lit up bright. the museum first debuted on march 11, 2002, just six months after the attacks. this morning karin caifa is in lower manhattan where remembraes place at ground zero. the freedom tower now stands taller here, than the twin towers did. and near a glittering monument of resiliance -- the memorial to nearly three thousand americans killed in the deadliest terror attack on u-s soil, exactly 15 years ago today. (nats) commemorations of a solemn anniversary began days ago. on friday -- (nats) a parade to honor first responders, and a ceremony here in lower manhattan.
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year, we look back and reflect." in washington, at the justice department -- (loretta lynch/u.s. attorney general) "a decade and a half has elapsed since 9/11. this is hard to believe, but it has. (nats) and on the steps of the u-s capitol -- (nats) echoing a moment of unity in the wake of tragedy, 15 years ago... (nats) a cnn-orc poll released friday finds americans more angry and more fearful when they reflect on the events of -- perhaps because of terror attacks like boston, san bernardino and orlando since then, and the quick rise of isis. but this day -- is defined by remembrance. (nats) the somber traditions -- the same each year. moments of silence for the minutes al- qaeda hijackers steered airplanes into each world trade center tower, and the pentagon -- and when flight 93 crashed in pennsylvania. and when each tower collapsed -- the south, then the north.
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loved them, and miss them, 15 years on here at home -- las vegas fire and rescue is holding its annual tribute at fire station five this morning, the tribute includes bell tolling and the raising of a 9-11 flag over a piece of metal from the world trade center. this is taking place at 6-45 this morning. tonight -- the las vegas firefighters benefit association will co- host the annual 9/11 firefighter tribute an that's taking place in downtown las vegas at 7 p-m. later today -- you can join other locals in a flag carrying event. it's taking place at six tonight on the trail from bruce trent park to kellogg zaher park. extreme fitness l-v is partnering with team rwb to run with old glory for 24hrs in remembrance of the victims. president obama is also set to deliver remarks at the pentagon service later this morning.
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all morning long... but now let's now turn to dan bronis for a check of your first alert forecast good morning dan! ((ad-lib)) a large, slow moving pacific system will bring breezy to windy conditions along with milder temps to the area starting today. the winds will be up to the breezy category sunday as the system starts to slowly approach the area. expect gusts to about 25 mph this afternoon with highs around 100. windier conditions with gusts to and we will see highs in the mid 90's. expect mainly sunny skies sunday and monday then partly cloudy on tuesday and wednesday as the system pushes through the area. tuesday could be the windiest day with gusts to about 35 mph. highs will top out around 90 tuesday through friday! the winds will be down to breezy by thursday through next saturday. also, by saturday high temps will warm by a few degrees. dozens of college students are in the hospital right now..
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balcony collapsed at a house party in hartford, connecticut. the students attend trinity college--but it happened at off- campus housing. police say the thirbalcony collt down the 2nd and 1st floor balcony. authorities say most of the bones. none appear to be life-threatening. it's your voice your vote in the race for president. a brand new abc news poll released overnight -- showing 46 percent of likely voters would give their vote to hillary clinton. she has 46 percent compared to donald trump's 41. meanwhile on the trail -- a new war of words. hillary clinton and donald trump launching new attacks - and both receiving backlash. abc's devin dwyer is in
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the race for the white house. as they hit the home stretch, the candidates' tough talk is turning more extreme -- sot - donald trump / (r) presidential nominee "she could walk into this arena right now and shoot somebody with 20,000 people watching right smack in the middle of the heart and she wouldn't be prosecuted okay." donald trump in pensacola friday night? then, hillary clinton at fundraiser in new york, dishing out this - : sot - hilla presidential nominee "to be grossly generalistic - you can put half of trump supporters into what i call 'the basket of deplorables,' right? racist, sexist, homophobit, xenophobic, islamophobic, you name it." the outrage from the trump camp was quick - the republican nominee tweeting saturday morning: "wow, hillary clinton was so insulting to my supporters, millions of amazing, hard working people. i think it will cost her at the polls!" the clinton campaign tried to clarify. saying she was talking about
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sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential nominee "that other basket of people - are people who feel the government has let them down. the economy has let them down. // they don't believe everything he says." trump's running mate - mike pence - responded... sot - gov. mike pence / (r) vice- presidential nominee "they are not a basket of anything - they are americans and they deserve your respect." later saturday, clinton stopped short of any apology but said in a statement: 'i regret saying 'half' -- that was wrong"... but "won't stop calling out the race heating up with election day less than two months away. devin dwyer, abc news, washington. new developments this morning in the scare over zika. folks in miami want federal health officials to lift a travel advisory warning pregnant women to avoid the city and south beach. the centers for disease control plans to lift the advisory in
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cases of the zika virus. in the meantime some locals are furious with miami-dade county -- for going ahead with its first aerial spraying -- of pesticide. many are protesting concerns over the possible health impact of the pesticide. miami beach city commissioner michael grieco "the folks of miami beach did not consent to this. we were not consulted, and the county government, specifically the county mayor, decided to do this unilaterally." but county leaders say the spraying is necessary. healthy officials recently found another pool of positive for the zika virus. new details on the orlando nightclub shooting. the state of florida is now suing the security company that employed the shooter. the state wants more than 150- thousand dollars. the suit says g-s-4 falsely listed psychological-testing information on forms -- that allowed employees to carry guns. investigators say -- the company listed the wrong psychologist's name -- on more
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gunman -- omar mateen . 49 people were killed before police shot and killed mateen -- back in june. brothel owners in nye county may have to cough up more cash to stay in business. some people want to increase the licensing fees depending on the number of workers -- and raise the background check fee. right now -- brothel fees bring the county up to 80-thousand higher rates could add tens of thousands of dollars. the businesses would also have to name all financial backers -- and increase health checks for workers -- if the proposal gets the okay -- in october.. a senior care facility in tennessee is now safe after a bomb was found inside an employee's car on as she was leaving work. police say it was skillfully built and designed to do massive damage to the woman and
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bomb did not detonate when she opened that car door. if it had, the results would have been tragic-for her and possibly residents inside this facility," said. lt. charles warner. police are looking for a person of interest who had some kind of relationship with the woman in the past. authorities say he has a violent history and extensive knowledge of bomb making and weapons. an update in a bizarr 14-year-old anissa weier is on one of the girls accused of stabbing her friend --to please the fictional character -- slender man. weier's attorney says she's given up -- on trying to move her case to juvenile court. it's a fight that has been going on since weier was taken into custody with her friend morgan geyser back in 20-14. both girls -- are facing one count of attempted homicide as adults. police say they
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her. all three girls were just 12 at the time. 25- people are dead after a boiler explodes -- sparking a fire -- at a factory in banglasdesh. the flames spread quickly -- because of flammable chemicals inside. it took nearly 5 hours -- to bring the blaze under control. no word on what caused the explosion. an oregon teen springs into action to save his father's life -- after a man -- in a drug- crazed rage - kill him. the guy barges into the family's home. the dad tries to get him to leave. but the intruder pounces -- threatening to kill him with a screw driver -- and torch. that's when the 14-year-old jumps in. "he was like i'm going to kill you guys. i'm like, i'm not going to let this guy do anything." "that's when my dad got him down to the ground. and after that, like i just looked to my right, i see the beers and i see this and i just
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smashing them on his head, after that, i grab this and went bang, bang, bang." his dad was able to break free -- and call deputies. get this -- the guy tries to gouge out the dad's eyes. he bites both of the father and son's hands. deputies believe -- the man was high on bath salts -- a powerful -- mind-altering drug. honroing our our nation's military -- and first responders. nellis-creech military- appreciation day yesterday at it recognizes the sacrifices -- and dedication of all men and women who serve -- along with their families. the celebration features live music and a lot of food. many incredible stories this morning of 9/11 survivors...and how they are moving on. for one lady -- bowling is what's helping her. 034 bowling, it gives me something to do, it really does give me something to take my mind off the 9/11, even though i can't forget it .
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and how she's moving forward with her life. plus -- this nurse in one of the most iconic photos of our generation has passed away. you won't believe what a sailor kissing her revealed about his wife. now to george stephanopoulos
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>> announcer: this is an abc news special report. 9/11, america remembers. now reporting, george stp.
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pennsylvania, where united flight 93 on course to hit the capit capitol, was brought down by heroic passengers. in just a moment, we'll go back to ground zero for that moment of silence. the bag pipers exit. bells will toll throughout the
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to remember the victims of that fateful day. ? >> one bell will toll to mark the moment. [ bell tolls ]
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[ moment of silence ] >> good morning. my name is jerry. my dad -- >> and now, family members of the fallen will read the names of the victims as we see freedom tower again. david wright is in that tower right now. we also saw in that moment of silence, david, hillary clinton, donald trump, many other dignitaries gathered this morning. but this is mostly about the families. >> reporter: george, this is a scene of remembrance and also of resolve. you have families of the victims, families of the first responders. first responders themselves and
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mentioned, hillary clinton and donald trump here for this moment of remembrance. this is the first of six moments of silence that we'll have today. two for each of the planes that hit the towers. two for when the towers came down. one for the pentagon and one for flight 93 that crashed in shanksville, pennsylvania. we'll hear the bell of hope. the chapel of st. paul's. it served as a sanctuary for the aftermath hard to believe it's 15 years since these events took place. >> i'm join bid commissioner ray kelly, former commissioner of the new york city police department. thank you for joining us. you were commissioner in 1993 when the world trade center was first hit and again in 2002 as new york recovered from those attacks. that tragic day hit so many in your department so hard. >> absolutely.
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the department. 343 firefighters, 37 port authority police officers. 23 new york city police officers lost their lives. and the department respond in a very robust way to address the challenges in 2002 that faced the bloomberg administration. we devoted over 1,000 police officers to counterterrorism. we deployed individuals overseas. for new york city. and, thank god, no major attack has happened. not only in new york city but in the country with the exception of the lone wolf attacks in orlando and in san bernardino. >> that is a different kind of threat right now, 15 years later. so much harder to defend against. >> you're right. much more difficult. they've developed a trade craft to keep their actions secret. and, we're going to face this type of threat for a long time to come.
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such as 9/11 is something that we're much safer against, guarding against. the intelligence community is very much focused on the issue. local police are engaged in the fight. we're reducing their footprint in the middle east. all of these things makes it much more difficult to put a complex plan in place. >> such a difficult problem. commissioner kelly, thank you for joining us. we see the freedom tower right there. we saw the white house, president obama observing the moment of silence there. he'll be at the pentagon later this morning to observe the moment of silence when that institution was hit. we'll have moments of silence at shanksville, pennsylvania. 15 years ago this morning, the
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over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood for access to basic health services and critical cancer screenings. but congressman heck voted to defund planned parenthood and was willing to shut down the government over it.
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dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. area starting today. the winds will be up to the breezy category sunday as the system starts to slowly approach the area. expect gusts to about 25 mph this afternoon with highs around 100. windier conditions with gusts to 30 mph are expected monday mid 90's. expect mainly sunny skies then partly cloudy on tuesday and wednesday as the system pushes through the area. tuesday could be the windiest day with gusts to about 35 mph. highs will top out around 90 tuesday through friday! the winds will be down
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breezy by wednesday afternoon as the system starts to push out of the area. expect mainly sunny skies thursday through next saturday. also, by saturday high temps will warm by a few degrees. a large, slow moving pacific system will bring breezy to windy conditions along with milder temps to the area starting today. the winds will be up to the breezy category sunday as the system starts to slowly approach the area. expect gusts to about 25 mph
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windier conditions with gusts to 30 mph are expected monday and we will see highs in the mid 90's. the area. tuesday could be the windiest wednesday afternoon as the system starts to push out of will warm by a few degrees. as the nation is marking the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. the story of a woman who survived the pentagon attack.. and what she's done with her life since that tragic day. --pkg full=-- mike: it's been 15 years since the 9/11 attack on the pentagon. does it seem like that long to you? tick: no. only time i know it's 15 years is when i see an '01 or when
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the bowling alley with your great group of ladies and watching you guys bowl doing well beyond what i could ever bowl-- tick: especially a 95-year-old lady-- mike: especially iris over there, right? so what significance does bowling have for you? tick: bowling, it gives me something to do, it really does give me something to take my mind off the 9/11, even though mike: your desk was just inches away from where the plane hit the pentagon and you had just stepped away. what took you away from your league and what had happened is instead of going the front way, if i woulda gone the front way i woulda been right in the path of the plane, but going in the back way, that saved me one way. if i woulda stayed in that
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there, all 4 of them perished. between my office and the office next to us, and the office next to us, i think it was 37 people that died. mike: it's wonderful that you're with us here today and it's a tragedy that none of them could well"r"!" mike: you worked in the pentagon for almost 30 years? tick: 29 years and 3 months. mike: so 29 years and 3 months in the pentagon, you're a 9/11 survivor, you experienced that, surely you must have some sense of national security. looking at the presidential candidates this year, who do you think is more likely to keep us safer, who do you trust? tick: that's hard to ask // right now, i do not
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haven't seen the good side of neither one of them. the thing that really bothers me most is you got children, protect the children here. both hillary and donald, all this fussing and arguing, i don't think that's a good example for children. mike: so what then would you ask them, if they came to your bowling league right here, hillary clinton said i'm a senior citizen, i'm a woman, i can join this ladies' league, sat down right next to you, what would you ask donald trump if he came here? tick: i would tell them "very good, then you get up here and get your ball and let me see you roll." mike: she is the nurse seen kising a sailor... in the iconic photo ...marking the end of world-war two. greta friedman passed away at age 92 in richmond, virginia friedman wasn't identified as the nurse in the black and white photo -- until 19-80.
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