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A slap in the face: Brodheadsville 9/11 first responder fights health problems, bureaucracy
One federal program says retired New York City Police Detective Frazier Prince has serious breathing problems caused by the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the twin towers and qualifies for possible compensation. Another federal agency — thus far — has rejected the Brodheadsville resident’s compensation claims. Read More : http://www.poconorecord.com/article/20141004/NEWS/141009817/101010/NEWS#sthash.81iYA4Rd.dpuf

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Thu
3 FDNY firefighters die from 9/11-related illnesses on same day
NEW YORK (PIX11) — Three firefighters have died within hours of each other — all from illnesses related to their service during the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. irefighters Robert Leaver, Daniel Heglund, and Lt. Howard Bischoff died on Monday. All three men were working at Ground Zero after the tragedy in recovery efforts. The FDNY reports [...]

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Thu
3 Retired Firefighters Die Of 9/11-Related Illnesses In One Day
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The FDNY on Wednesday was mourning the death of three retired firefighters who all died in one day earlier this week from illnesses they contracted in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Firefighter Daniel Heglund, Lt. Howard Bischoff, and Firefighter Robert Leaver all died Monday as a result of illnesses they [...]

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Thu
Hillary Clinton Basks in Labor’s Love: ‘This Is Like a Homecoming!’
Hillary Clinton returned home to Lower Manhattan on Tuesday night, basking in the love of organized labor at a union hall that helped launch her political career a decade and a half ago. “This is like a homecoming!” Clinton exclaimed at the headquarters of the United Federation of Teachers. Read More : http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/09/16/hillary-clinton-basks-in-labor-s-love-this-is-like-a-homecoming.html

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Thu
Commack Night of Remembrance honors Sept. 11 first responders, victims
COMMACK – At a somber, sunset ceremony, the Commack community remembered the nearly 3,000 lives lost during the Sept. 11 attacks. This year, the community paid special tribute to the families of first responders who died from illnesses related to their work digging through what remained at Ground Zero. Read More : http://longisland.news12.com/news/commack-night-of-remembrance-honors-sept-11-first-responders-victims-1.9293195