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  • Mark Niemczyk and Thomas Scalgione
  • Two New Jersey men were sentenced Friday for running a 9/11 scam that collected thousands of dollars from T-shirt sales but gave nothing to victims' families as promised.
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  • The new World Trade Center tower in New York replaced Chicago's Willis Tower as the nation's tallest building.
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  • The new World Trade Center tower has punched above the New York skyline to reach its height of 1,776 feet. Or has it?
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  • Remembering those lost on 9/11
  • As bells tolled solemnly, Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition.
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  • 9/11 remembrance in Lwr. Makefield, Pa.
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Chad Pradelli
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  • Mercer Co., NJ remembers 9/11
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  • Pennsauken, NJ remembers the victims of 9/11
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  • A proposed monument to the victims of 9/11 in Princeton, New Jersey is creating a debate over religious issues.
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  • Princeton officials are consulting lawyers as they wrestle with a 9/11 memorial featuring a World Trade Center beam that includes a hole cut in the shape of a cross.
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  • The silver spire topping One World Trade Center has been fully installed on the building's roof.
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  • Mark Niemczyk and Thomas Scalgione
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  • Mark Niemczyk and Thomas Scalgione
  • Two New Jersey men who admitted operating a bogus 9/11 charity have been indicted on conspiracy and theft by deception charges.
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  • The final piece of the spire is hoisted to the roof of One World Trade Center in New York, Thursday, May 2, 2013. The piece will be attached to the spire at a later date, capping off the tower at 1,776 feet. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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  • Adorned with an American flag, the last pieces of a silver spire were hoisted to the top of the World Trade Center.
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  • 9/11 plane part found in New York
  • Police used a pulley system on Wednesday to remove a suspected 9/11 plane part from between two buildings near the World Trade Center site.
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  • 9/11 plane part found in New York
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  • 9/11 plane part found in New York
  • The NYC medical examiner's office says its sifting soil for possible human remains at a site where a plane part was found last week.
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  • 9/11 plane part found in New York
  • Authorities now say a 5-foot part that's believed to be from a hijacked 9/11 World Trade Center jetliner came from a wing.
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  • One World Trade Center already is New York's tallest building.
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  • 9/11 plane part found in New York
  • The medical examiner's office will search for human remains in an alley where 9/11 airplane landing gear was suddenly discovered.
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  • Action News
  • Police say a piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered wedged between two New York City buildings.
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  • Visitors to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum must now pay a $2 service fee to reserve passes online or by phone.
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  • Construction continues on the foundations of the Sept. 11 memorial at the World Trade Center site on Friday, June 20, 2008 in New York. In addition to the memorial, the Freedom Tower, three office towers, and a transportation hub are under construction. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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  • The New York City medical examiner says it has started sifting construction debris from the World Trade Center site.
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  • The construction drawings are nearly complete for a visitors' center at the Flight 93 National Memorial in southwestern Pennsylvania.
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  • Sulaiman Abu Ghaith
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  • A senior al-Qaida leader and member of Osama bin Laden's inner circle was charged Thursday with conspiring to kill Americans in his role as the terror network's top propagandist who lauded the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 - and warned there would be more.
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  • Connecticut woman whose son died in the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center says she's upset the Oscar-winning movie "Zero Dark Thirty" used a recording of his last words without her permission.
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  • An unclassified Justice Department memo reveals that the Obama administration has had more lenient rules than publicly known for when drone attacks can be launched to kill U.S. citizens working abroad with terrorists.
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  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered fiery rejoinders Wednesday to Republican critics.
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  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton takes her seat on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, prior to testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton takes her seat on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, prior to testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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  • The victims of the Connecticut school massacre were remembered at Pennsylvania's 9/11 Memorial in Lower Makefield Township.
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  • Three State Department officials resigned under pressure Wednesday, less than a day after a damning report blamed management failures for a lack of security at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, where militants killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans on Sept. 11.
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  • A barge loaded with sections of spire for One World Trade Center, left, is guided by tugboat across New York Harbor from New Jerseys Port Newark, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 in New York. The spire is expected to rise into the Manhattan sky by spring. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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  • The first section of a spire that will rise atop the World Trade Center's tallest building is set to be lifted into place on Wednesday.
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  • A military installation in Brooklyn is welcoming families of 9/11 victims this week to watch pretrial hearings in Cuba for five men charged in the terrorist attacks.
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  • Before the Sept. 11 attacks, the Rev. Carl Keyes was a little-known pastor of a small New York City congregation searching for members and money.
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  • The lawyer who ran the Sept. 11 victim fund and other major victim compensation efforts has been hired by Penn State in its effort to settle personal injury claims related to former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's molestation.
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  • Two celebrations were held in Philadelphia Tuesday to honor the victims of the September 11th attacks.
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  • Americans paused again Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with familiar ceremony, but also a sense that it's time to move forward after a decade of remembrance.
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  • Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at 5:00 p.m.
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  • School for working dogs opens in Phila.
  • Her face might be irresistible, but there's a whole lot more to this Labrador than looking cute.
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  • Garden of Reflection in Yardley, Pa.
  • Family and friends gathered Tuesday in Yardley, Pa. to honor the lives and memory of those who lost their lives in the September 11th attacks.
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  • Garden of Reflection in Yardley, Pa.
  • Click play to watch Walter Perez's report from Action News at noon
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  • Friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center attend a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at noon
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