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Unseen City: The Slow Deaths of 9/11

By Genevieve Belmaker The Epoch Times Last week an NYPD officer, Dennis Guerra, died in a New York City hospital after being injured on the job. Guerra and his partner were overcome by smoke after they responded to an apartment building fire. Found unconscious by firefighters, Guerra died from his injuries just days later. On […]

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9/11 Victims, Families Eligible for Tax Break

NY1 News Victims of the September 11th attacks are entitled to a tax break that has gone unrecognized by many. The Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief law states that disability income resulting from a terror attack is not taxable. The statute also says families of those who died as a result of terror attacks are […]

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9/11 workers fund gets another manager to oversee 75 employees amid slow dole frustration

By Joseph Straw New York Daily News WASHINGTON — The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is beefing up management amid frustration with the slow pace of award rulings for sick workers and their families. The $2.8 billion fund said Thursday that it had set award amounts for 502 claims out of 6,702 complete submissions, with more […]

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