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First Responders Run Evacuation Drill at 9/11 Museum

CBS 2 Before most people had their first cup of coffee Sunday, hundreds of first responders had already completed a full-scale emergency drill in lower Manhattan. About 250 members of the FDNY, NYPD and Port Authority participated in a simulated evacuation of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, WCBS 880′s Monica Miller reported.

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Judge blasts 1 World Trade Center BASE jumpers as he refuses to toss their felony charges

By Barry Paddock, Shayna Jacobs New York Daily News A Manhattan judge refused to toss felony charges against three 1 World Trade Center BASE jumpers and their lookout, calling their stunt “inexcusable self-indulgence” in a decision filed Tuesday. Lawyers for Andrew Rossig, James Brady, Marko Markovich and accused accomplice Kyle Hartwell argued that burglary counts should […]

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Dangling workers rescued from World Trade Center

This photo, from the Fire Dept. of New York Twitter page, shows a window washer's gondola as it hangs from 1 World Trade Center, in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. AP Photo/Fire Dept. of New York, Twitter

Associated Press Two window washers were trapped for more than an hour Wednesday on scaffolding dangling 69 stories up the side of 1 World Trade Center before firefighters were able to cut through the new skyscraper’s glass and pull them to safety. The dramatic rescue occurred on the south side of the 1,776-foot, 104-story building, […]

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