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A call to declassify key portion of 9/11 report

Veronica Carver, center, hugs Alice Hoagland, both of whom lost a family member in the September 2001 terrorist attacks, after a press conference on U.S. House bill H.R. 428 in the Cannon House Office Building on March 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

By Chris Mondics Philadelphia Inquirer WASHINGTON – Family members and victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks joined three members of Congress on Wednesday in calling on the Obama administration to declassify portions of a congressional investigation that addresses allegations of possible Saudi Arabian government support of the hijackers. The report, released by a […]

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WTC Victims’ Families Attend Terror Trial Downtown

Rosemary Cain, Eileen Walsh and Sally Regenhard

By Jon Weinstein NY1 Relatives of September 11th victims wanted to make their presence felt Monday at the trial of accused al-Qaida spokesman and recruiter Sulaiman Abu Ghaith. “I just think being here and seeing justice served will give each of us a little peace,” said Rosemary Cain, whose son, a firefighter, died on September […]

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Staten Island honorific street namings show price borough paid on 9/11

Gullickson street naming

By Tom Wrobleski Staten Island Advance Nearly half of the honorific street namings in the borough over the last 15 years have been done in memory of Island residents who perished in the September 11, 2001 attack, according to a new database. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Center […]

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