Visitors look at the waterfalls at the World Trade Center Memorial in New York.
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AP News
September 11, 2019 - 8:56 am
Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders. Read more here.
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Garden of Reflection in Lower Makefield Township
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Tim Jimenez
September 11, 2019 - 7:33 am
On the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, many from the Philadelphia area are gathering at the Garden of Reflection in Lower Makefield, Bucks County, to remember the lives lost that day and the lives changed forever since.
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Mike Dougherty
September 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
A group of runners from the Delaware Valley will mark 9/11 this year by running from D.C. to New York with a stop in Center City along the way, and another group will ride their bikes to the crash site in Schwenksville.
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing H.R. 1327, an act ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
July 29, 2019 - 10:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Appearing in the Rose Garden on Monday with first responders from the 2001 terrorist attacks, Trump approved a bill extending the fund...
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Luis Alvarez
US Network Pool via AP, Pool
July 01, 2019 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart last month to plead with Congress to extend the...
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Jon Stewart
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
June 18, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims' fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks. Stewart mocked McConnell on Colbert's "Late Show" Monday...
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Mark Bingham and Alice Hoagland
April 10, 2019 - 7:35 am
By Eoghan Macguire (CNN) -- Alice Hoagland recalls the last time she spoke with her son, Mark Bingham. It was September 11, 2001, and Bingham was on board the hijacked United Flight 93. "He just called and said, 'Mom, I want to tell you that I love you. I'm on a flight from Newark to San Francisco...
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Andrew Kramer
October 11, 2018 - 10:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Saracini Aviation Safety Act was recently signed into law by President Donald Trump as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. Ellen Saracini has been an advocate of the bill since it was introduced in February 2017. "The Saracini Aviation Safety Act would...
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Lou Giaccardo, who survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks, shares his story at Philadelphia International Airport.
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
September 11, 2018 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A South Jersey man who survived the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center 17 years ago shared his emotional story at a 9/11 observance ceremony at the Philadelphia International Airport Tuesday. . @PHLAirport holding 9/11 observance at this hour. @KYWNewsradio...
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After the ceremony, people placed flowers by plaques with names of the 18 Bucks County residents who died on 9/11.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
September 11, 2018 - 2:35 pm
LOWER MAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The tolling of a bell to mark each plane, the reading of the names of the 18 Bucks County residents who were killed that day, and a song from the Council Rock High School South choir marked a ceremony in remembrance of the 9/11 terror attacks at the...
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