Wednesday, September 12, 2001
With the Statue of Liberty standing in New York Harbor, smoke rises from lower Manhattan following the destruction of buildings at the World Trade Center. [AP photo]
Timeline of Tragedy, a Flash presentation
Train stopped in Providence, R.I.; four suspects sought
White House, Air Force One were terrorist targets
FAA allows flights diverted Tuesday to resume; all other planes remain grounded
Investigators turn to Boston airport, hotel
Midway Airlines halts operations
Feds investigating possible terrorist links in Florida
N.Y., Washington begin digging out
Bush says nation will fight back
Text of Bush's Wednesday remarks
Search for survivors continues with some small successes
Attorney General Ashcroft says government has several leads in attacks
FAA allows Tuesday's diverted flights to resume; all other flights remain grounded
Rattled from afar, residents wonder: Are we safe?
Updates from the wire:
Bush Challenges Allies to Defend Turkey
Iraq Approves U-2 Surveillance Flights
NASA IDs Debris As Part of Left Wing
Ill. Islamic Charity Leader Pleads Guilty
Energy Costs Soar With Cold, Iraq Threat
Dow Closes Up 56, Nasdaq Gains 14
Penguins Trade Kovalev Back to Rangers
Today's Times coverage
Military put on highest alert; Navy ships sent to N.Y., D.C.
NORFOLK, Va. -- The Navy dispatched aircraft carriers and guided missile destroyers to New York and Washington after Tuesday's terrorist attacks as the president put the military on its highest level of alert.
Terror from the air shatters confidence of a nation
Reports say FBI searching locations in Broward County and Daytona Beach.
U.S. spying ability questioned anew
WASHINGTON -- American intelligence officials put the terrorist Osama bin Laden at the top of the list of suspects in Tuesday's attacks, but cautioned it was too early to determine responsibility.
Plane slams into Pentagon
Personnel at the U.S. military's headquarters were stunned by the first terrorist assault on the building in its 58 years.
President, leaders govern in shadow of day's chaos
WASHINGTON -- In the minutes and hours after hijacked planes struck the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the president's whereabouts were kept secret, his words short, and his movements seemingly erratic.
Amid his anguish, Bush vows retaliation
The president says the United States will track down those responsible for deaths in the "thousands."
Show of faith rises amid fear
Angry and afraid, many seek spiritual comfort as the nation's vulnerability to terrorism is harshly exposed.
Who and why?
Hijackers penetrated security with apparent ease
Report: Victims alive in rubble
Experts: Impact, fire too much for twin towers
50,000 worked in towers each day
Shaken survivors tell tales of luck and bravery
Workers flee in panic, only to sit in gridlock.
Solicitor General's wife was aboard jet
Jet that crashed in Pa. had turned toward Washington
UA Flight 93: Blur in the sky, then a firestorm
AA Flight 11: Terror, minute by minute
At World Trade Center, a thud, then a sprint to safety
Flight stoppage has widespread repercussions
Internet, phone use cripple system
Attack may nudge U.S. economy into recession
As many in bay area close, some bustle
Attacks in Afghanistan fuel rumors
Pained world condemns acts, but some cheer
Some of the major attacks on U.S. targets
Attack's aftershock felt across Florida
MacDill on heightened security
How to help
Most institutions closed after attack plan to open today
After shocks of disbelief, anger shake Tampa Bay area
Show of faith rises amid fear
Radio sticks with disaster
Where to call to check travel plans
Attacks shut skies over Tampa Bay
Tampa's Muslims brace for backlash
Area officials tighten security, wait anxiously after strike
Donors line up with blood, compassion
Memories of Pearl Harbor rush back
Educators, students, parents cope
Classic delayed one day
Baseball season is on hold
News from N.Y. brings loss and relief to Bucs
Call from mom puts Rays' Guillen at ease
What they're saying
Lightning in shock, disbelief
All but Pinellas call off high school sports events
Miami joins a growing list, cancels games
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Tropical depression forms in gulf
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Tampa International Airport will remain closed as are other airports across nation, except those accommodating diverted flights from Tuesday. There has been no time set for normalization of air travel
U.S. financial markets
Janet Jackson's Ice Palace performance, which had been rescheduled from Tuesday to Wednesday. The new date and time is 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Keep your tickets; more information will be available later.
The Southern Fried Music Festival (Molly Hatchet, Black Oak Arkansas, others), Friday, Ice Palace. Rescheduled for Nov. 2; Pat Travers will not perform then.
El Gran Combo, Friday, Sun Dome. Rescheduled for Sept. 28.
Acoustic Alchemy, Saturday, Mahaffey Theatre. No new date set.
Ty Herndon, Saturday, Round Up. No new date set.
Rockin' Under the Stars, featuring The Streetlites, The Impacs, others, Saturday, England Brothers Bandshell. Rescheduled to Sept. 29.
Jim Breuer Heavy Metal Comedy Tour, Sunday, Sun Dome. No new date set.
Cellist Lowell Adams with pianist Noreen Cassidy-Polera, Sunday, Museum of Fine Arts. Rescheduled for Jan. 13.
All Major League Baseball games
WMNF 88.5-FM Birthday Bash, Saturday, Coliseum. Tickets charged on credit cards have not been processed; tickets purchased with cash or checks should be sent, along with your address, for a refund: WMNF 88.5-FM, 1210 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa, FL 33603-4449. Call (813) 238-1802.
Legends of Rock and Roll, featuring Johnny Rivers, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Saturday, Manatee Civic Center.
Lowry Olafson, Sunday, Woodlawn Church.
Report a closing or cancellation
Area public schools
Most universities and colleges statewide
Coverage continues on all major TV news channels. including local network affiliates, and locally on most AM and FM stations
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Florida Blood Services will collect blood at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday.
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