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9/11 Worker Pleads For Medical Coverage With Billboards: 'How Much Sicker Do I Have To Get?'

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey man who spent three weeks looking for survivors in the days after the 9/11 attacks is using billboards in a push to have his kidney disease added to the list of covered conditions by a fund to help Ground Zero workers with health problems. 238 more words

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Resolution 1373: The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee

  The tragic events of September 11, 2001, in which the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda launched a series of 4 coordinated attacks against the United States, quickly led to comprehensive counter-terrorism efforts throughout the world. 1,083 more words

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Newly found blood vials allow for funeral of 9/11 fire chief

ST. JAMES, N.Y. (AP) — Thousands of firefighters in their dress blues stood at attention and saluted Friday as a flag-draped casket passed carrying two tiny vials of blood, the only known remains of a comrade who died in the Sept. 495 more words

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The remains of a New York City fire chief who died on 9/11 were identified 15 years later. His funeral is Friday

NEW YORK — The printers buzzed to life in every firehouse in New York City last week, and each spit out an identical bulletin. It bore the worst sort of news the Fire Department must relay to its members, the Code 5-5-5-5. 1,049 more words

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Nyack to host Stacey Sennas McGowan Memorial Lacrosse Games

Back in her high school days, Laura Graham remembered her, Stacey Sennas and her other friends pulling their hair out while studying for a big exam. 537 more words

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White House to Make Decision on 9/11 Report by June

The White House will likely make a decision by June on whether it will release some classified material withheld from the public 9/11 Commission Report, a former U.S. 220 more words

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