Posts in 9/11 News
​​Kewaskum Remembers 9/11

“The memorial, designed by a Kewaskum High School graduate, will for many years to come be a space of reflection for visitors from Kewaskum and Washington County, the State of Wisconsin​, and beyond. With a beam of steel recovered from the North Tower of the World Trade Center as its center piece, the memorial will serve to honor not only those who perished, including a Kewaskum Graduate - Andrea Lyn Haberman, but also all those who responded to the atrocity of 9/11.​..”

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9/11 Victims Compensation Fund reauthorization passes the House, goes to Senate

“WASHINGTON – On Friday, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize a fund that compensates victims of 9/11 and their families. The bill passed by a large margin in a 402-12 vote and now goes to the Senate. 11 Republicans and Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., were the only lawmakers to vote against it…”

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A Lawton teen is finalizing plans to create a memorial to 9/11 in Elmer Thomas Park.

A Lawton teen is finalizing plans to create a memorial to 9/11 in Elmer Thomas Park…

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3 retired FDNY firefighters die within 48 hour period

“Retired FDNY Lt. Timothy O’Neill died April 5, and Firefighter Kevin Lennon on April 4, both from 9/11-related cancers, and retired Fire Marshal Michael Andreachi died within the same period…”

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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund renewal bill clears major hurdle with backing by GOP congressman

“The bill to renew the cash-strapped 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is getting a major boost, with the backing of the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee…”

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Holdout Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw — who once snubbed 9/11 survivor — signs on to Victim Compensation Fund renewal

“Using 9/11 to bash Omar when Crenshaw wasn’t backing the 9/11 bill — while she was — rubbed some responders the wrong way. They called him out on Twitter, including one who had gotten the brush off from the Texan in the hallways of Capitol Hill…”

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Official Involved in Rebuilding World Trade Center Allegedly Took $17,000 in Bribes, Including Knicks and Mets World Series Tickets

“The bribes were in exchange for giving confidential information to a contractor and hiring unqualified people with family or personal ties as electricians…”

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9-11 first responders finally get their own tribute at Ground Zero

“About 17 and a half years after the 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Center, first responders are finally getting their own tribute at the Memorial Plaza on the Ground Zero site…”

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9/11 Memorial Glade Opens to the Public

"Searching and digging at Ground Zero without being asked, without being told and without thinking about the consequences…”

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Officials demand permanent funding for 9/11 victims compensation to stem 'escalating crisis'

“Politicians and advocates rallied in lower Manhattan Wednesday in support of a federal bill that would permanently authorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act…”

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9/11 1st Responders & Volunteers...Where Are They Now?

People from all walks of life “answered the call” to help during our darkest hours…where are they now?

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New 9/11 Memorial Glade opens Thursday; honors those sickened by Ground Zero toxins
Join Us For Memorial Glade Dedication and May 30th Commemoration

“On May 30, 2019, a permanent and historic modification to the 9/11 Memorial will be formally dedicated…”

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9/11 Memorial Will Host Memorial Glade Dedication and May 30th Commemoration Ceremonies

“On May 30, 2019, a permanent and historic modification to the 9/11 Memorial will be formally dedicated…”

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This post-9/11 musical is coming to Melbourne at the perfect time

“Every time there’s a tragedy like the one that occurred last week in Christchurch – when a large loss of life reverberates loudly around the world – stories of humans responding to extreme circumstances flow thick and fast. Some are horrifying, but we all know that there are others that are affirming. To look for acts of kindness and generosity is about the best many of us can do in times of crisis.

One of those affirming stories unfolded in Gander, Newfoundland in the days after the September 11 attacks…”

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Reed wants vote for trade agreement, 9/11 victims

“Reed and the Problem Solvers’ Caucus that he Co-Chairs with N.J. Rep. Josh Gotheimer met last week with US Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer on the issue. In a joint statement with other caucus members, Reed said, “It’s time to go on record as to where we stand in regards to approving the agreement. I think we’re in a position to get Mexico and Canada to a position where they need to be, operating under a modernized agreement that allows manufacturers and farmers access to their marketplace in a fair and level exchange…”

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Heart risk factors may predict lung damage in 9-11 responders

“(Reuters Health) - For firefighters who worked at "Ground Zero" around September 11, 2001, a group of heart-disease risk factors also predicted who was likely to develop World Trade Center-related lung injury years later, researchers say…”

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