Posts tagged 9/11 News
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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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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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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A Message From 9/11 Remembered

A message from the 9/11 Remembered Team…

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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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Survivor Tree Buds at First Signs of Spring

The Survivor Tree on the 9/11 Memorial plaza is showing signs of the beginning of spring. Every year, the tree is the first to bud, ushering in a new season marked by renewal and growth…

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