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Remembering Balbir Singh Sodhi

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On Sept. 15, 2001, Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed in front of his gas station in a suburb of Phoenix, Ariz. His killer believed he was avenging the September 11 terrorist attacks by killing a Muslim, but Sodhi was a Sikh. Since then the Sodhi family suffered another tragedy when Balbir's brother was gunned down in San Francisco. Reporter Rene Gutel tells the story of how one surviving brother's life has been changed by these incidents.

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The turban has been part of the Sikh faith since it was founded in the 1500s. Recently, the Transportation Security Administration has re-issued guidelines about searching headgear, including turbans. The rules have Sikhs upset. Nirinjan Singh Khalsa is executive director of the California Sikh Council in Irvine, Calif. He speaks with Weekend America host Bill Radke about what he does to educate others about his faith.

Host Bill Radke receiving a turban lesson

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  • By CYRUS GRAHAM

    From AZ, 11/18/2009

    WHERE WAS LITTLE RICKY RODRIGUEZ OF PHOENIX,ARIZONA COMING FROM THE WEEKEND AFTER SEPTEMBER 11TH,2001 THE TEXACO GAS STATION ON GLENDALE,AVE THE PIZZA WEEKEND, CEDAR SPRINGS APARTMENTS

    By CYRUS GRAHAM

    From AZ, 11/18/2009

    WHERE WAS LITTLE RICKY RODRIGUEZ OF PHOENIX,ARIZONA COMING FROM THE WEEKEND AFTER SEPTEMBER 11TH,2001 THE TEXACO GAS STATION ON GLENDALE,AVE THE PIZZA WEEKEND, CEDAR SPRINGS APARTMENTS

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