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Veteran steps up to restore vandalized Pleasant Hill 9-11 memorial

In Pleasant Hill, neighbors were shocked to find the Twin Towers Memorial defaced, covered in graffiti. Instead of waiting for a city department to clean it up, a military veteran stepped up to do what he could to restore it. More.

9/11 compensation bill tangled up in Beirut victims’ push

An effort to help victims and families of the 1983 Beirut barracks bombing could derail legislation in the lame-duck session to compensate certain families for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. More.

Sullivan, Cotton Introduce Bill To Support 9/11, Beirut Bombing Victims

U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), both members of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), have introduced the Fairness for American Victims of State-Sponsored Terrorism Act, which would expand and improve a federal program that helps terrorist attack victims and their families get justice. More.

Gillibrand pushes to close WTC program funding gap

When 42-year-old Catskill state trooper Ivan M. Morales died at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City from illness linked to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack in New York City, he became the most recent local first responder at ground zero to die in the line of duty. More.

Raleigh leaders meet to discuss ways to deal with mass violence

Raleigh leaders meet to discuss ways to deal with mass violence. More.

9/11 Memorial Trail, With Stops in Bucks County, Receives Major Donation from New Business Partner

A national trail, which goes through a part of Bucks County, just announced a major partnership that also came with a hefty donation. The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance announced today a major Corporate Partnership with WM, formally known as Waste Management. More.

A look at how mass shootings harm the health & well-being of communities

2022 is likely to be the second-highest year for mass shootings in the United States on record, according to data compiled by the nonprofit Gun Violence Archive, which keeps track of such things. With each new shooting, we witness the shattering effect of these terrible events on the family members, friends, and communities most directly impacted. More.

A Better Settlement for 9/11 Families

Families of 9/11 victims have been put through the wringer this year while pursuing compensation. A federal judge blocked one path forward, but Congress can open another with a legislative tweak and repurposed federal funds. More.