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First TV broadcast antennas go up at One World Trade Center

Installation of the first of several UHF antennas about 40 feet from the top of 1 World Trade Center’s spire has begun. More antennas will be transferred from the Empire State Building soon, reports Tom Butts of TV Technology. The Empire State Building has housed New York’s television antenna since the terrorist attacks on the Towers in 2001. […]

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2016 Siller Run: Father of fallen 9/11 fireman still feels pain

Sam Cannizzaro, 80, a retired FDNY firefighter with a 33-year career, lost his son, FF Brian Cannizzaro, in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Today, he carried his son’s banner at the 15th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run, reported Jim Waggoner  in the Staten Island Advance. “They say time heals all wounds, but […]

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Obama vetoes 9/11 lawsuit bill

President Barack Obama vetoed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) on Friday. JASTA would allow victims of terrorism to sue state-sponsored supporters of attacks reports Kevin Liptak of CNN. Both Republican and Democratic Congressional leaders say they’ll override the veto. JASTA overwhelmingly passed in both the House and the Senate. JASTA would end other countries’ US immunity from lawsuits if they were implicated […]

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