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A young girl touches a name on the 9/11 memorial South Tower pool of the World Trade Center September 11, 2011 in New York as the US marks 10 years since the 9/11 attacks. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

9/11 Memorial Celebrates One Million Visitors

It took a decade for families of those who died on 9/11/01 to have a place to go to mourn their loss. Finally, back in September, on the 10 year anniversary of the terrible attacks at Ground Zero, the memorial opened.

12/29/2011

A member of the FDNY rings a bell at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2011 (credit: Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 6 – 9/11 Plus 10

As we at WCBS Newsradio 880 count down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011, we move on to number 6 and the anniversary of an event that changed our world.

12/28/2011

A worker cleans one of the waterfalls at the 9/11 Memorial - New York, NY - Oct 21, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

People Aren’t Showing Up For Their 9/11 Memorial Reservations

More than thirty percent of the people who scheduled a visit on the 9/11 memorial website over the past two months have failed to show up at their reserved date and time.

11/18/2011

The 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 15, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Some Ferry Tickets Include Pass To 9/11 Memorial; Foundation Cracks Down On Markups

Are people paying to cut the line for visiting the 9/11 Memorial?

10/03/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and National September 11 Memorial Museum President Joe Daniels visit names of Israeli citizens at the 9/11 Memorial, September 22, 2011 (Photo Credit: Kristen Artz)

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Bloomberg Visit World Trade Center Memorial

The two spent about 40 minutes at the memorial Thursday night.

09/23/2011

Mayor Bloomberg welcomes first responders to National September 11th Memorial & Museum on September 20, 2011 (credit: Spencer T Tucker)

Wreath Laid For First Responders At 9/11 Memorial

City officials gathered at the 9/11 memorial to recognize first responders who gave their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

09/20/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets the first public visitors to the 9/11 Memorial plaza - New York, NY - Sep 12, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

9/11 Memorial Plaza Opens To The Public

The plot of land known for a decade as “the pile,” “the pit” and “Ground Zero” is opening to the public for the first time since that terrible morning in 2001

09/12/2011

The waterfall operates at the south tower footprint at the 9/11 Memorial - New York, NY - Aug 4, 2011 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: The Design Of The 9/11 Memorial

The 9/11 Memorial design centers on the acre-size reflecting pools set within the footprints of where the Twin Towers once stood.

09/07/2011

World Trade Center site (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

New World Trade Center Site Taking Shape In Lower Manhattan

Tower 7 is up and open and is 92 percent occupied. The foundations of Tower 2 and 3 are complete and Towers 4 and 1 rise higher each day.

08/24/2011

The north pool waterfall is tested as work continues on the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site on June 30, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Crews Testing 9/11 Memorial Waterfalls Ahead Of Site’s Official Opening

The waterfalls at the 9/11 memorial are the two largest man-made waterfalls in the country.

08/10/2011

In this Dec. 23, 2002 file photo, a twisted beam sits among relics plucked from the 1.6 million tons of debris from the World Trade Center in a storage hangar at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. New York State officials are likely to draw from the cache of artifacts as it creates 30 different exhibits of relics from Ground Zero meant to give New Yorkers around the state something to contemplate as they reflect and mourn the losses from the 2001 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey, File)

9/11 Exhibits To Be On Display Around New York State

Artifacts from the 2001 terrorist attacks will be on display in 30 cities and towns across the state.

08/10/2011

Aerial view of Ground Zero on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. (credit: Mark Lennihan/AP)

Clock Ticking Toward Opening Of 9/11 Memorial

The centerpiece of the 9/11 memorial is the two square one-acre waterfalls marking where the Twin Towers stood.

08/01/2011

Workers prepare the World Trade Center cross to be moved into its permanent home at the 9/11 Memorial Museum after a blessing ceremony on July 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

World Trade Center Cross Moved To Permanent Home

A flatbed truck moved the World Trade Center cross from its old location next to St. Peter’s Church to the National September 11th Memorial and Museum.

07/23/2011

The World Trade Center cross is seen at St. Peter's Church - New York, NY - Sep 10, 2010 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

World Trade Center Cross Moves To 9/11 Memorial On Saturday

During the emotional cleanup at Ground Zero, the cross found in the rubble of the World Trade Center became a symbol of solace and peace.

07/22/2011

The 9/11 memorial under construction at Ground Zero as seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Jul 5, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

9/11 Memorial Reservations Sold Out For First Three Days Of Opening

There will be no charge for the tickets, but, for now, there will be a limit on how many people can go to the site at one time once it opens on September 12. But tickets are sold out and you’ll have to wait until at least September 15.

07/11/2011

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