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Finally, World Trade Center rises from ground zero

1 World Trade Center is growing by a floor per week and, while still under construction, is now the tallest building in lower Manhattan.

Retired firefighter recalls famous bullhorn moment at ground zero

Retired firefighter Bob Beckwith remembers the day he became famous, when he and President George W. Bush were photographed together atop a fire truck at ground zero, three days after the 9/11.

Sense of fear lingers in Okla. on 9/11 anniversary

As the nation prepares to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, residents of Oklahoma City recall the bombing that killed 168 people there in April 1995. People there say both anniversaries serve to remind them that terror can strike anyplace, at any time.

From Army-Navy to Iraq and Afghanistan

Former football players at the U.S. Military and Naval academies say the sport prepared them for the battles they faced overseas after the Sept. 11 attacks.

9/11 Memorial to feature oral histories produced by StoryCorps

Through stories told by friends and family members, the public radio project has already memorialized nearly 600 victims of the 2001 attacks.

Religious groups oppose ban on clergy prayers at ground zero

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office has said they want to focus on and include as many of the Sept. 11 victims' families as possible.

Fastenal to sponsor Carl Edwards for 17 races next year

The Columbia NASCAR driver has a long-time connection with the fastener distribution and supply company. He has won four Nationwide races this season in a car sponsored by Fastenal.

Missouri revenue increase 4.2 percent in first two budget months

Strong sales tax collections in August contributed to a 4.2 percent rise in Missouri's revenues during the first two months of the fiscal year.

UPDATE: Husband of suspect arrested in connection with false report of Subway robbery

Trevor Buckhalter was arrested on suspicion of felony stealing on Wednesday.

TIGER KICKOFF: The opponent

The painful, public journey of the 9/11 families

As the 10th anniversary approaches, people who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks battle with the choice of remaining in the public eye or, as one widow put it, "quitting 9/11."

Sandbags to be removed in some Missouri River communities

Parkville is removing its sandbags in hopes of attracting visitors to the area for the Labor Day weekend.

Truman State baseball team under investigation by Kirksville police

Police say alcohol was involved.  No charges have been filed.

Researchers studying flu vaccines in breastfeeding mothers

Researchers at Saint Louis University are trying to find out whether nursing mothers pass immunity to influenza to their babies. 

Farmall M tractor resurrected by Oran high school student

Future Farmers of America member Alex Schlitt plans to enter the restored tractor in a national competition.

Joplin couple finally bring triplets home after struggles

Jayme and Chris Harper's house was destroyed by the May 22 tornado, but their daughters are safe and home from the hospital. The family is humbled by the show of support from their family, friends and neighbors.

Hacker steals funds from Missouri school district

Dexter officials think files were hacked from inside the banking account. Some funds have been recovered.

St. Charles Community College names new president

Ronald Chesbrough replaces retiring president John McGuire.

TIGER KICKOFF: Big 12 television schedule for this weekend

Keep up with the Big 12 games on TV and online.

What you need to know about Missouri's season opener

The Missouri Tigers kick off the 2011 season against Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.  Here's what you need to know if you're going to the game.

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