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Ground Zero Workers’ Law Firm Overbilled Legal Partner: Suit

worker at the World Trade Center recovery operation

By Melissa Klein and Susan Edelman New York Post In a greedy grab for blood money, a law firm representing sick and dying Ground Zero workers overbilled its legal partner by $36 million in expenses, newly released court papers allege. The shocking charges call into question the estimated $50 million in additional legal expenses billed to […]

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Dangling workers rescued from World Trade Center

This photo, from the Fire Dept. of New York Twitter page, shows a window washer's gondola as it hangs from 1 World Trade Center, in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. AP Photo/Fire Dept. of New York, Twitter

Associated Press Two window washers were trapped for more than an hour Wednesday on scaffolding dangling 69 stories up the side of 1 World Trade Center before firefighters were able to cut through the new skyscraper’s glass and pull them to safety. The dramatic rescue occurred on the south side of the 1,776-foot, 104-story building, […]

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Mission Accomplished: Sgt. Ben Tomlinson Gets Keys to New Home for Veterans Day

Sgt. Ben Tomlinson at his new home dedication. photo - Angie Finley, JSU

By Heather Greene Jacksonville State University News JSU student and American hero Sgt. Ben Tomlinson was the focus of Jacksonville’s 2014 Veterans Day celebration at an event that was years in the making. While serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan in May 2010, Tomlinson was shot in the neck by a sniper, resulting in […]

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