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WTC Project Years Behind, Billions Over

Memorial unlikely to be ready for 10th anniversary of 9/11

(Newser) - The problem-plagued World Trade Center rebuilding project will be completed years behind schedule and up to $3 billion over budget, reports the Wall Street Journal. Construction of the various elements of the $15 billion complex—which includes a sprawling 9/11 memorial, office towers, a performing arts center, and a transportation... More »

Moving Day for 9/11's Stairway to Freedom

Way out of horror for thousands of survivors will be part of memorial

(Newser) - A potent symbol of survival on 9/11—a 37-step staircase used by thousands to escape the Twin Towers—was temporarily moved yesterday as part of a compromise plan that will incorporate the structure into the World Trade Center memorial. The stairs were hoisted on a flatbed and shifted to another... More »

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