SC gives heroes' treatment to 1st responders

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - First responders are getting the heroes' treatment in South Carolina as a memorial is dedicated to them in Columbia on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.

A memorial for first responders is being dedicated Sunday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, featuring a flyover by a pair of F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the S.C. Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing. There's also a roll call of fallen heroes planned.

On Sunday, Gov. Nikki Haley released a video thanking first responders and military members for their service. She also recalled how the country came together after the terror attacks, showing strength, loyalty and love for the United States.

In Spartanburg, police, fire and rescue workers sang for an audience at Converse College.

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