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Remembering September 11, 2001 – Lest we forget the tragedy of our past. That day in September no one saw coming. People in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington DC were going about their daily lives when terror struck them. The greatest way to remember these folks is to go to work each day to make our country great for everyone. God bless those who we remember today.

8-year-old boy rescues 6 relatives from fire, dies trying to save 7th – CNN.com

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(CNN) – An 8-year-old boy was killed in a mobile-home fire in upstate New York early Monday while attempting to rescue a disabled relative inside, according to authorities. Tyler J. Doohan, of East Rochester, was staying at the home of relatives in the nearby town of Penfield on Sunday night when he noticed a fire in the single-wide trailer, said Penfield Fire Chief Chris Ebmeyer.

(If you want to know what a real hero looks like this young man is every bit the word. Our world always needs more heroic actions like this)

8-year-old boy rescues 6 relatives from fire, dies trying to save 7th – CNN.com

It’s Cold For Tennessee

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It’s really cold for us here in the south. This morning it is 19 degrees and it won’t get past freezing so the forecast says. The windchill makes it feel much colder.

It’s a day to stay in if one can or remember to bundle up as you head outdoors.

We got snow last night but nowhere near what our neighbors to the north got. The northeast got hammered with some amazing snowfall. Only a few times in my life have we gotten snow that rivals what they see in places like Maine, New York and Massachusetts. 

No matter where you are be safe, stay warm. Allow time to get where you need to go. 

Election Day 2013: Five things to watch today

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Voters go to the polls Tuesday to elect governors in Virginia and New Jersey, pick new mayors in New York City, Boston, Detroit and other municipalities, and decide on a host of ballot issues across the country.

(My Take: If you live in a area that’s holding elections today, get out and vote. It’s the right afforded to you as being a citizen of our country.)

Election Day 2013: Five things to watch today

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A year after Sandy, storm-hit areas plan to light up shore

By Hilary Russ and Curtis Skinner NEW YORK (Reuters) – Residents of a dozen New Jersey shore cities plan to light up the coast with flashlights to mark Superstorm Sandy’s one-year anniversary on Tuesday, while recovering from the hurricane that ravaged the east coast and left 159 people dead. Many shore residents in storm-hit states, including New York and Connecticut, are still coping with damaged homes and waiting for $48 billion in federal aid pledged for rebuilding. The rare, late-season tropical storm damaged more than 650,000 homes, prompting evacuations and closing businesses for weeks. …

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May 9, 2013 – CBS drama series ELEMENTARY, the #1 new network television series and global hit starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, will film its second season premiere episode in London, with production starting in July. This will mark the first time the series has shot on location outside of New York. (via CBS Press Express | “ELEMENTARY” CROSSES THE POND TO FILM THE SECOND SEASON PREMIERE EPISODE ON LOCATION IN LONDON)