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News stories tagged with "september-11"

Flags in Short Supply

The U.S. Capitol is having trouble keeping up with the public's demands for American flags in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. So government officials are asking for patience as significant delays are expected before new orders can be filled. Jody Tosti reports.  Go to full article

People: Chris Anthony, Salvation Army Volunteer at Ground Zero

Jody Tosti profiles Chris Anthony, one of 18 Salvation Army officers from upstate New York to be called to Ground Zero, just six days after the September 11 attacks.  Go to full article

Commentary: The Underlying Questions

With all the news about terrorism, sometimes it's hard to get to the underlying questions. Station Manager Ellen Rocco is thinking about these questions.  Go to full article

The North Country Helping Out at Ground Zero

In the weeks since the September 11 attack, thousands of people in the North Country have helped with the recovery in New York City. Red cross workers, state police, firemen and paramedics have joined the effort. No one has done more than members of the National Guard, who've left their jobs and their families to go south. Brian Mann has this profile of one family in Saranac Lake.  Go to full article

New York Non-profits Hurting Despite Supplemental Budget

When the state budget supplement was passed there was a lot of debate about the plight of New York's not-for-profit organizations. They eventually received 200 million dollars, but many non-profits are hurting in other ways, too. At the coalition for the homeless in lower Manhattan, it's been an extremely tough fall. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

EPA Rethinks Post-Terror Removal of Environmental Data from Websites

Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, the federal government has been re-thinking its website policies. Anything that the government feels could be used by terrorists was removed from the Internet. Now, the EPA is considering putting back some information about the risks communities face because of nearby industrial plants. But some industry groups were glad to see the information removed and don't want it put back on the internet. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Sen. Schumer Sponsors Terrorist Information Sharing Bill

Senator Schumer is hoping a bill he's sponsoring will give greater access of information to local law enforcement agencies. Current law restricts federal authorities from sharing data on possible terrorist attacks, which Schumer says undermines the important role police agencies play. Jody Tosti reports.  Go to full article

Lawmakers Say September 11 Cost Plattsburgh Redevelopment Funds

A major development project in Plattsburgh has lost more than two-million dollars in annual state funding. Lawmakers say redeveloping the Plattsburgh Air Force Base lost the money because of the September 11 attacks. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

Writing for Children: Talking About 9-11

The terrorist attacks on September 11 shocked even the most worldly adults. But for parents, trying to explain the crime to children has been particularly hard. Brian Mann found that many new books for young people are addressing tough, painful issues. But even the best children's writers say this crisis will be a daunting story to tell.  Go to full article

Opposition to Gambling Expansion on Senate Floor

There was some strongly-worded opposition on the Senate floor yesterday to a gambling package approved by state legislators. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

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