Monthly Archives: September 2013

Government shutdown would close Flight 93 memorial, other national parks

By Vicki Rock Daily American The Flight 93 National Memorial in Stonycreek Township will be closed if there is a governmental shutdown. National Park Service site Superintendent Jeff Reinbold said the site can’t be kept open with only volunteers, although he believes many would be willing to come. “It will be closed to volunteers and […]

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New York cops’ cancer rate soaring in wake of 9/11

By Rocco Parascandola New York Daily News The cancer rate for cops has jumped fivefold in the decade since the World Trade Center’s twin towers collapsed, an NYPD study shows. And there’s been a tenfold increase in cops diagnosed with thyroid cancer, while the number falling ill with non-Hodgkins lymphoma has gone up by a […]

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Parks Named After 9/11, 12/14 Victims Vandalized

Associated Press A Long Island park named after the former commanding officer of the Port Authority Police Academy who died during the 9/11 attacks has been vandalized. Within 24 hours, police say, a second park, this one just built to honor one of the children killed on 12/14, was also vandalized. Nassau County Police say […]

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