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September 11 anniversary

  • As the tallest building in New York City rises at the World Trade Center site, the total cost of the rebuilding project is also climbing fast. An audit of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees the project, found the cost has grown to a whopping $14.8 billion dollars. A museum commemorating the victims of the 9/11 attacks was scheduled to open this month. Construction was delayed because of a fight over money, but an agreement last night could pave the way for construction to resume.
  • President Obama marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with visits to the Pentagon and Walter Reed on Tuesday. The attack 11 years ago fundamentally restricted the American debate on national security and foreign policy. Those issues traditionally advantaged Republicans, but they've proven to be real assets for the president.
  • The 11th anniversary of the attacks is being observed with a moment of silence and speeches by President Obama at the Pentagon and by Vice President Joe Biden at Shanksville.
  • President Obama will mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House.
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    The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, were felt not only on a global scale, but also at a local level. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder…
  • New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is banning clergy-led prayer at this weekend's events marking the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The mayor's office says he wants to avoid disagreements over which religious leaders participate. Some religious groups are calling the ban a sign of prejudice against religion.
  • Carie Lemack, who lost her mother on Sept. 11, says she will never quit trying to prevent that kind of tragedy from happening again. Ten years later, Lemack is still on that mission — and she's not only founded two nonprofits, she's also made an Oscar-nominated documentary and is on a first-name basis with Sen. John Kerry.
  • Bev Marquez, a licensed professional counselor and the Operations Director at Metro Crisis Services in Denver, was one of a number of mental health…
  • Father Mychal Judge was a beloved Fire Department of New York chaplain known for savoring life. He was also the first recorded victim of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Ten years later, he's recalled as the priest who flouted convention, yet was also revered as a saint.