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Remembrances Planned for 9/11 Anniversary
Remembrances Planned for 9/11 Anniversary

Las Vegas and the rest of the country will mark the 12th anniversary of the attacks on America on Sept. 11, 2001.

Several commemorations are planned for the Las Vegas valley Wednesday.

The day will start has it has for the past 11 years with the tolling of the bells from the Las Vegas Fire and Rescue at 6:59 a.m., which marks the time that the south tower fell.

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue will hold a special community event at 9:30 a.m. at Fire Station Five, 1020 Hinson Street, which is near Charleston and Valley View boulevards.

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, City Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian and public safety officials will speak during the tribute. The public is invited to attend.

The Air Force JROTC at Palo Verde High School will hold its annual flag rededication ceremony for foreign languages teacher Barbara Edwards. Edwards was on Flight 77, which crashed into the Pentagon.

The ceremony will be at 8:30 a.m. at the high school's soccer field. The event is not open to the public.

The Coral Academy of Science in Henderson will host a 9/11 Remembrance assembly Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Sandy Ridge Campus.

The Southern Nevada American Red Cross public information officer will be getting hand drawn thank you cards from all three of the Coral Academy of Science campuses.

The cards will be given to the workers from the Red Cross that helped at Ground Zero and the Pentagon that terrible day.


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