9/11 Illnesses

9/11 Memorial
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Peter Haskell
February 10, 2020 - 1:48 pm
A new study has found that cancer is not the only health issue that is threatening the lives of 9/11 first responders and survivors.
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FDNY 9/11 Memorial Wall
FDNY
WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 10, 2020 - 10:50 am
The city is mourning the loss of two firefighters who died of 9/11 related illnesses.
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Hospital Corridor
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Peter Haskell
January 14, 2020 - 3:48 pm
New research on 9/11 first responders and recovery workers has found elevated levels of yet another cancer.
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9/11
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 08, 2019 - 7:52 pm
We already know toxic dust in and around Ground Zero didn’t discriminate.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran / NorthJersey.com
July 08, 2019 - 12:50 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed new legislation enhancing protections for first responders, including those who volunteered for 9/11 rescue, recovery, and clean-up efforts at World Trade Center sites.
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Jon Stewart 9/11 VCF
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June 12, 2019 - 12:46 pm
The House Judiciary Committee voted to advance legislation Wednesday that would replenish the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund after an emotional hearing Tuesday.
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The Glade 9/11 Memorial
WCBS 880
April 22, 2019 - 7:37 am
Renovations are taking place at the 9/11 Memorial for a permanent tribute to those who showed up to help in the recovery and were sickened by toxic dust.
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Rep. Max Rose
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
February 20, 2019 - 2:30 pm
A freshman congressman from New York is leading an effort to educate House members about the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund.
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9/11 first responders crop
Frank Becerra Jr.The Journal News
February 15, 2019 - 2:52 pm
The September 11th Victims Compensation Fund plans to cut all future payments in half as it continues to struggle with a surge of new claims.
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October 23, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Some civilian workers sickened by the toxic dust at Ground Zero will now get the same 9/11 benefits as police and firefighters after City Hall hashed out a deal with the city’s largest municipal union.
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