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World Trade Center security official, David Velazquez, resigns after being urged to step down

Security remained tight, but with no obviously visible new measures, at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan after a 16-year-old reportedly infiltrated 1 WTC in the middle of the night and made it all the way to the top of the building. Aaron Showalter/New York Daily News

By Thomas Tracy New York Daily News A top official responsible for protecting 1 World Trade Center tendered his resignation Friday amid a flurry of security flops. David Velazquez, the assistant security director for the Durst Organization, resigned following a meeting with company heads, who apparently urged him to step down, sources said. “He was […]

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9/11 Memorial Museum A CEREMONY AND PREVIEWS FOR THE 9/11 COMMUNITY PRECEDES THE HISTORIC OPENING OF THE NATIONAL SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL MUSEUM A Days-Long Dedication Period with a Ceremony and Museum Previews is for 9/11 Families, 9/11 Survivors, 9/11 Rescue and Recovery Workers and Others Before the Public Opening. The Public Opening of the 9/11 […]

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Developer’s Skyscraper Is Focus of Latest Dispute at Rebuilt Trade Center

The construction site at 3 World Trade Center, a $2.3 billion tower, for which Larry A. Silverstein, a developer, is seeking funding. Chester Higgins Jr., The New York Times

By Charles V. Bagli New York Times One World Trade Center, the nation’s tallest skyscraper, is nearing completion, as is a $4 billion transit hub and the September 11 museum. The memorial park is finished and a second office tower, built by the developer Larry A. Silverstein, is open, if not occupied. But the 11-member […]

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