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Family, friends honor NYPD Detective Tommy Merriweather 5 years after his death

NYPD officials held a ceremony honoring NYPD Detective Tommy Merriweather five years after his death from 9/11-related pancreatic cancer at the age of 49, reports John Asbury of Newsday. ‘It’s important we remember his dedication to the city. It’s been 16 1⁄2 years since 9/11 and five years since his death. Sometimes people don’t remember all the […]

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Bill introduced stressing 9/11 education

A Maryland representative introduced a new bill this week titled, “Education – Commemoration – Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001,” reports Brandon Bossert of WMDT TV. The bill would require Maryland public schools to recognize the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Johnny Mautz, representative for District 37B, introduced the bill after discussing […]

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Statement of September 11th Advocates regarding Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Motion to Dismiss

On the eve of the 9/11 Families’ arrival to the Southern District of New York (ever mindful that the courtroom is located a scant ½ mile from Ground Zero), in order to answer the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Motion to Dismiss, we are heartened and hopeful to proceed on our 17-year path of justice to […]

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