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Recalling the Challenger Disaster

Twenty-five years ago today, the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, and all seven of its crew members perished.

It was one of the moments, like the JFK assassination and the 9/11 attacks, which we always remember where we were and what we did in the aftermath of learning the news.

At the time, I was a State House reporter for The News Tribune, and what I remember vividly was the Associated Press taping photos on the walls outside its bureau office Continue reading

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