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World Trade Center museum to receive 9/11 victims’ remains

By Susan Edelman New York Post The city is quietly preparing to move more than 8,000 unidentified body parts to their new resting place in the 9/11 Museum. “We’re getting ready,” said city Medical Examiner’s Office spokeswoman Julie Bolcer. “We’re planning the move.” Lee Ielpi, whose firefighter son, Jonathan, died on 9/11, said the remains […]

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EMT remembers 9/11 and losing father to the attacks

Brian Smith, photo by Patrick Kane

By Leah Small FORT LEE – When Brian Smith alerted dispatch on September 11, 2001, that he and others of Battalion 31, Fire Department City of New York, were ready for duty, he didn’t know that to expect or that he would lose his father. Smith, who served as an emergency medical technician for […]

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Transcript & video of March 11, 2014 press conference on HRes 428

For a transcript of the March 11, 2014 Capitol Hill press conference on HRes 428, please click here. To watch a video of the press conference, please click here. HRes 428 calls on the President to declassify the redacted 28 pages of the Joint Inquiry report that details the foreign sponsorship of the terrorist attacks of September […]

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