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IRS Fails to Advertise 9/11 Victim Tax Break

September 11th victims and their families are losing out on deserved tax breaks because of Internal Revenue Service failures. NEWS – NY1

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British soccer star poised to join NY team once mocked Americans after 9/11

British soccer star poised to join NY team once mocked Americans after 9/11 … A British soccer star poised to ink a deal to play in New York City once got in trouble for mocking grieving Americans after the 9/11 attacks. Frank Lampard, 36, is reportedly in negotiations to join the New York City FC […]

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Ceremony honors 9/11 survivor

A ceremony was held at LaGuardia Airport to honor Lieutenant David Lim, who is retiring after 34 years on the job. Lieutenant Lim was on duty in the north tower of the World Trade Center when it collapsed on September 11th. WNYW – Local News

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Firefighter Who Took In Friend’s 6 Kids After He Died On 9/11 Gets Best Father’s Day Gift Ever

They were best friends from childhood, which was why when Lt. Vinnie Halloran died on 9/11, Lt. Larry Mack didn’t hesitate to step in and raise the six kids who were left without a father. For his years of devoting his time to the five Halloran boys, and the daughter who never had a chance […]

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9/11 Museum to Review Gift Shop Items Sold Amid Scrutiny

The National September 11th Memorial Museum is taking action to address concerns over its gift shop after some victims’ relatives noted that some of the merchandise being sold is insensitive. NEWS – NY1

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National 9/11 Museum to Review Gift Shop Offerings

The National September 11th Memorial Museum is taking action to address concerns over its gift shop after some victims’ relatives noted that some of the merchandise being sold is insensitive. NEWS – NY1

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9/11 Museum Takes Action on Criticisms

The National September 11 Memorial Museum has won accolades for its exhibitions depicting the terrorist attacks and their aftermath, but it also has come under fire for its gift shop, a planned cafe and a recent reception for donors. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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Ask A Native New Yorker: Is It Right To Visit The 9/11 Museum?

Ask A Native New Yorker: Is It Right To Visit The 9/11 Museum?

Are you relatively new to this bustling metropolis? Don’t be shy about it, everyone was new to New York once upon a time, except, of course, those battle-hardened residents who’ve lived here their whole lives and Know It All. One of these lifers works among us at Gothamist—publisher Jake Dobkin grew up in Park Slope […]

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9/11 Museum Evacuated Due To False Alarm

NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors at the National September 11 Memorial Museum last week were startled when a false alarm caused officials to briefly evacuate the site. A New York Fire Department spokesman says firefighters responded to a report of an alarm just after 1 p.m. on May 16. He says the alarm turned out […]

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9/11 Museum Fees Don’t Faze Visitors

On the first day the museum was open to the public, visitors said they were not troubled by the admission fees or gift shop. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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How I Got Kicked Out Of The 9/11 Museum

How I Got Kicked Out Of The 9/11 Museum

The National 9/11 Museum opened to the public yesterday, with dozens of museum employees on hand to assist visitors through exhibits, numerous Red Cross workers and chaplains eager help those who needed comfort, and at least three security guards who tracked me down and ultimately threw me out. For asking a single question. [ more […]

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Danny Meyer Opening Café Inside 9/11 Museum

It opens this summer. Off the Menu reports that the events and catering arm of Danny Meyer’s restaurant group will this summer open an 80-seat café within the Pavilion at the September 11 Memorial Museum. The Times reports it’ll serve a “subdued, seasonal, mostly vegetarian menu” written by chef John Karangis. This means things like […]

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A Somber Visit to 9/11 Museum for Mayor de Blasio

Touring the the National September 11 Memorial Museum a day before it opens to the public, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke about his memories of 9/11, the power and resonance of the museum’s exhibits and the specter of a future terrorist attack. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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Watch the rise of the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Here’s a look at 10 years of construction, boiled down to 2 ½ minutes. EarthCam employed time-lapse photography to chronicle the slow but dramatic rise of the National September 11… Metro | New York Post

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9/11 gift shop items called ‘disrespectful’

When the National September 11 Memorial Museum opens to the public later this week, visitors will have the chance to purchase items from the gift shop.  The money raised will help pay for the privately owned museum’s operation. While defraying costs by selling items is not unusual, the type of items being sold is.  Some […]

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