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9/11 Events in Knoxville

FRIDAY

Noon: Science forum — Amy Z. Mundorff on "Identifying Victims of September 11" at Thompson-Boling Arena Dining Room C-D. For more information, visit http://www.utk.edu/scienceforum or call 865-974-8156

SUNDAY

* 8 a.m.: 9/11 Remembrance Motorcycle Ride, World's Fair Park Amphitheater. Registration for the ride will begin at 8 a.m. Participants are asked to be seated by 10:15 a.m. for the ceremony. Army Brig. Gen. Jefforey Smith is the guest speaker and grand marshal for the event.

Emotional Journal Entry and Song

The following was written by Diane Riegal---

 

September 17, 2001 .. 6 days after the attack. (journal entry)

The mood on the Metro North train is quite somber. There's no need

to guess what is running through the minds of these concrete jungle

commuters. Our first footstep on the platform of the train station

brings us eye to eye with one of those desperate "missing persons"

signs.

9/11 Facts You Didn't Know

Over the past 10 years do you think you know everything about 9/11. We found this to be interesting.

New York magazine has devoted its current issue to the 10-year anniversary of the attacks, putting together an encyclopedic overview of some of the facts, figures, stories and events surrounding 9/11. Following are a few of them:

-) Only 1,629 of those killed in New York City, or about 60 percent, have been positively identified from the 21,817 remains that were recovered.

9/11 Then and Now

If you remember watching any of the news coverage 10 years ago on 9/11, there were some people during that time that we watched on TV. So 10 years later where are they now?

Lisa Beamer (widow of Flight 93 victim)

THEN

In the aftermath of 9/11, it seemed Lisa Beamer was everywhere.

HEADS UP- Food Recall

Before you pack a snack bar in your kid’s lunchbox, check the label. It’s not a big deal for most parents, but if your child is allergic to milk it could be.

Quaker Oats is recalling 8-count Quaker Chewy Smashbar Graham Pretzel snack bars because of an undeclared milk allergen. Those with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk products run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. No other Quaker products are included in this recall.

How to Help Hurricane Irene Victims

As Tropical Storm Irene heads north, it leaves a trail of devastating destruction behind. High winds, heavy rain and flooding ravaged homes and businesses along the East Coast. The total cost of damage is estimated to be in the billions.

How to help:

FBI Missing Child App

When it comes to a missing child....TIME can be your greatest ally...the sooner you can get the information out...the better and of course when an emergency occurs...you need to remain calm but act fast!  This is especially true in cases of missing children. The sooner the authorities are notified and have a detailed description, the greater the chances of a safe return.

The Difference in Men and Women

Psychologist Mark Gungor explains the difference between men and women.

 

This audio is fantastic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BxckAMaTDc

Getting The Kids Back Into the School Groove

Some kids are already in the classroom, and some will be there soon. So what can you do to help get your kids back into a schedule and routine. After several weeks of sleeping in and staying up late, you need to get your kids back on track. Otherwise you're going to be dealing with tired, grouchy kids in the morning.

What's the best way to get back into school mode?

 

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