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9/11 Memorial - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Politicians Will Not Speak At 9/11 Anniversary After Families Claim Museum Progress Stalled By Politics

Politicians will be excluded from speaking at this year’s Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at Ground Zero, following a year in which families have expressed concern that political struggles are hindering progress on a 9/11 museum at the World Trade Center site.


NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 09: One World Trade Center at Ground Zero rises up into the air March 9, 2011 in New York City. Construction continues at the Ground Zero site on the signature skyscraper, with workers up to nearly sixty floors of the building's planned 104-story height. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Prismatic Glass Facade For WTC Tower Scrapped

Plans to cover the concrete base of the new World Trade Center tower with 2,000 panel of clear prismatic glass have been scrapped because of technical and safety concerns.


Passengers ride PATH train /file) (Credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Port Authority Of NY, NJ To Cut 200 Jobs In 2011

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s 2011 preliminary budget calls for 200 job cuts and investing $3.9 billion on capital projects including the World Trade Center.