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US Treasury Has Not Determined Boston Marathon Bombings Were ‘Act of Terrorism’

By Eric Levenson Correction: This story initially said that indicated the US Treasury had ruled that the Boston Marathon bombings were not an act of terrorism under the federal statute. That is incorrect. As the Treasury spokesperson says, the Treasury has not determined that there has been an “act of terrorism” under the statute. The […]

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9/11 health claims CEO quits after 10 years

Christine LaSala quit her position after 10 years on the job. Photo: AP

By Susan Edelman New York Post Christine LaSala quit her position after 10 years on the job. The well-paid CEO of the entity that managed a $1 billion federal fund to cover claims from the Ground Zero cleanup has quit after 10 years. Christine LaSala, 63, president and CEO of the city-governed WTC Captive Insurance […]

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Sudden death grief, as in 9/11, or in accidents, or suicides, brings different pain for survivors

The Sons of Erin memorial, in Westfield, for Tara Creamer, Brian Murphy and Daniel Trant, Westfield residents who died in the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. (Republican File)

By Anne-Gerard Flynn Mass Live Death is rarely easy to accept, but the last few months have brought sudden, and violent death, into the homes of many worldwide, with media images of American journalists being beheaded in the Middle East, the Malaysian Airlines passenger jet, with 298 people on board, in debris, after being shot […]

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