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Moment Freedom Tower caught the sun and created dazzling natural light tribute to the old World Trade Center

Light from Tower 1; photo Jay Fine

Mailonline Reporter and Caters News Agency To see more photos of the light, please click here. In a stunning, and unexpected, tribute to New York’s old World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower caught the sun and shot a beam of light into the heavens this weekend. The beam of light is reminiscent of the annual Tribute in Light […]

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National Shrine to replace church destroyed on 9/11

Artist rendering of the St. Nicholas National Shrine

By Ben Feuerherd and Kate Briquelet New York Post A Greek Orthodox church crushed on 9/11 is finally being resurrected. Hundreds of people flocked to the future site of the St. Nicholas National Shrine for a “ground-blessing” ceremony Saturday to celebrate a house of worship that will one day overlook the 9/11 Museum and Memorial. A $38 […]

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Homeless man charged in 9/11 memorial vandalism

By Jennifer Bain and Natasha Velez New York Post A mentally-troubled homeless man was charged with criminal mischief Saturday forallegedly smearing white paint on Coney Island’s 9/11 memorial, an act of vandalism that had left community leaders outraged. “I’m sorry for whatever I did,” the disheveled suspect, Elliot Baez, 58, told a Post reporter as cops took […]

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