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A Decade After 9/11, Adoption of Victim's Daughter Nearly Complete

Nearly 12 years after her sister's death, Claire Gorayeb is close to adopting her niece.

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9/11 Responders Get First Health Fund Payments

Fifteen first responders were awarded long-awaited 9/11 health fund payments, officials announced.

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Feds to Cover 9/11 Cancers Under Zadroga Act

The federal government announced Monday that the Zadroga Act will cover dozens of cancers.

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Sick 9/11 Responders Will Receive Cancer Coverage Under Zadroga Act

The Zadroga Act will compensate 9/11 responders who are suffering from cancer, federal officials said.

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Sick 9/11 Responders Could Hear Decision on Cancer Coverage This Week

The federal government will soon announce if the Zadroga Act will cover cancers.

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Free Legal Clinics for Sick 9/11 Responders and Residents

Columbia and Benjamin Cardozo law schools are hosting free clinics to help navigate 9/11 compensation .

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9/11 Health Panel Votes to Cover Cancer Under Zadroga Act

An advisory panel believes there is a clear connection between cancer and 9/11 toxins.

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Sick 9/11 Responders Turned Away from Zadroga Hearing After Technical Snafu

Dozens of sick first responders who hoped to testify about cancer and 9/11 health were turned away.

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9/11 Health Panel Seeks Public Input on Cancer

Comments can be submitted by fax, email, phone or letter through Jan. 18, 2012.

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Sick 9/11 Responders Must Drop Lawsuits to Qualify for $2.8B Health Fund

Sick 9/11 first responders must make a difficult decision whether to drop their lawsuits by Jan. 2, 2012.

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9/11 Health Fund Won't Accept Claims Until November

The federal government released new information about the $2.8 billion Victim Compensation Fund on Oct. 3, 2011.

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9/11 Health Fund Coverage Zone is Expanded to Canal Street

Residents as far north as Canal Street can apply for the $2.8 billion fund. The boundary had previously been Reade Street.

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9/11 Responders Invited to Town Hall Meetings on New Compensation Fund

Several meetings were set up to field questions from those who may benefit from the Zadroga Act.

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Sickened 9/11 Survivors Get Details on $2.8B Health Fund

Sheila Birnbaum took questions from 9/11 recovery workers and residents at a town hall meeting.

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Proposed Federal Regulations Expand the Area Covered by Zadroga Bill

A new federal proposal sets the boundary of those eligible for funds for those sickened by 9/11 to Reade Street.