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Calls Mount To Return Sphere Sculpture to World Trade Center Site

The sphere from the original World Trade Center (Credit: Getty Images)

CBS New York After years of controversy, there still has been no decision made on what to do with a popular sculpture that stood on the plaza at the old World Trade Center. As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, the Koenig Sphere was dented, battered and pierced, but remained intact after the attacks of September […]

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The fight for the World Trade Center sphere

The Sphere photo by Michael Burke

By Jennifer Eberhart NY Art Examiner The September 11 Memorial and Museum have been open together for over a month now, but not everyone is happy about it. Besides the much-publicized concerns over the columbarium inside the museum, the high admission fee, and the tactless items for sale in the gift shop, another concern has […]

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Thief Returns Stolen American Flag to Long Island Home

The flag returned to the home of Melissa Ielpi-Brengel.
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By Michael Hechtman New York Post A repentant thief who stole an American flag from a Long Island home returned it Friday, properly folded into a triangle, along with a note reading, “I am so sorry. I had no idea.” The flag was ripped off Monday from the Huntington Station home of Melissa Ielpi-Brengel, who […]

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