The Evening Rush for Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

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Sam Pulia, mayor of Westchester, Ill., and a former police officer of the same town, salutes over the name of his cousin, New York firefighter Thomas Anthony Casoria, who was killed in the South Tower in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. | Andrew Burton / AP

Never forget

“I just say calm down and say, ‘Nothing is going to happen, everything is fine.” And then I go about my day,” says 48-year-old Don Bacso. The 9/11 survivor recounted his harrowing trip down 57 flights of stairs from the North Tower of the World Trade Centers on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attack. [Sun-Times | Photos | Obama commemorates]

Today’s Commute

Sudoku; Weather; Traffic; CTA; Metra; Flight delays

Taking the fight to them

Seven questions and answers on Obama’s fight against ISIS. [Early & Often]

Thorny Rose

Derrick Rose held to 4 points, but Team USA headed to final with World Cup win over Lithuania. [Sun-Times]

What a Riot

Riot Fest is finally here. Maybe you’d better get on the ball and figure this thing out. Let us help. [Entertainment | Chicago Reader]

Good-riddance-dell

The NFL commissioner has to go as the Ray Rice scandal continues to unfold. [Rick Morrissey]

Kill the Messenger

Love using that Facebook Messenger app? It sure loves using you. [Motherboard]

Pining away

This weather, though. If it’s gonna be cold and grey already, maybe a nice pineapple cocktail to brighten up the place. [Chicago Reader]

Chicago car insurance cheap by metro standards

Think your car insurance premium is high? A new survey says premiums in the Chicago area compared with other metro areas are among the cheapest in the country. [ Grid | Today’s Business Beat ]

4 reasons shoppers will shrug off Home Depot hack

Home Depot’s data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers. [ Grid | Today’s Business Beat ]

Photos of the day

President Barack Obama faces towards the Pentagon during an observance ceremony to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. | AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

The Bright One

The Cubs and Sox had travelled the equivalent of the Earth’s circumference this summer. But they’ve gotten nowhere. A riddle? No. Data! [Voices]

And finally

Gov. Pat Quinn showed up at the Chicago Sky’s practice and took some shots. It did not go well. [Early & Often]

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