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Concerned Nassau County Residents Say 9/11 Memorial Has Fallen Into Disrepair

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A startling number of 9/11 monuments around the country have been vandalized or fallen into disrepair, according to veterans’ groups, and that includes one in our own backyard. 421 more words


Bratton, NY Lawmakers Pressure Congress To Permanently Renew Zadroga Act

Updated on Dec. 11, 2015 at 1:20 p.m.

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, flanked by police and firefighters, pushed Congress on Thursday to keep dollars flowing to a health program for first responders… 800 more words


Republican Committee Members Agree To Support Permanent Extension Of Zadroga Act

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — After intensive lobbying from firefighters unions and sick firefighters themselves, support is growing for making the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act… 295 more words


9/11 Hero's Widower Returns Glamour Award After Caitlyn Jenner Wins Same Honor

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/CBS News) — When Glamour Magazine named Caitlyn Jenner one of their Women of the Year winners for 2015, James Smith was angry. 285 more words


9/11 Victim Advocates Furious Over New Zadroga Act Proposal

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new Republican proposal to reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act  is receiving criticism from victim advocates.

Virginia Congressman and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte introduced a modified version of the plan to the House earlier this week. 305 more words


Watch & Read Pope Francis' Remarks At 9/11 Memorial Museum Interfaith Service

Prepared remarks of Pope Francis’ remarks at the interfaith service

Dear Friends,

I feel many different emotions standing here at Ground Zero, where thousands of lives were taken in a senseless act of destruction. 770 more words