Ready or not, community around United Flight 93 memorial prepares for waves of visitors

Sep 10, 2021
The nationwide worker shortage's effects can be seen as local businesses prepare for the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
Visitors look out over the crash site at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania on Sept. 9, 2021.
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What do we know about U.S. counterterrorism spending? Not much.

Sep 10, 2021
Some of the spending is classified, while there's also been a lack of transparency.
Travelers are screened by Transportation Security Administration workers at a security check point at O'Hare Airport on June 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.
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20 years on, health care claims from 9/11 survivors are increasing

Sep 9, 2021
Many have been diagnosed with cancer. The exposure to toxins from the pulverized buildings "has a really, really long tail," a doctor says.
In 2007, paramedic Marvin Bethea, a first responder on 9/11, displayed the medications he had to take in the aftermath.
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United Flight 93 memorial leaves personal, economic mark on nearby communities

Sep 9, 2021
The Flight 93 memorial has attracted visitors to the area, but locals there say there hasn't been a massive boost.
A church near the Flight 93 National Memorial displays a sign with events scheduled for Sept. 11, 2021.
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Could the Steel City become a silicon city? A look at a post 9/11 Pennsylvania

This weekend marks 20 years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. We check in on Pennsylvania, where Flight 93 crashed in a field. Marketplace's Nova Safo joins us from Pittsburgh.
 In Pittsburgh's East Liberty neighborhood, which used to be majority Black, longtime businesses mix with newcomers popping up amid redevelopment spurred by tech industry growth.
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Anxieties of flying have waned... for the most part

Sep 11, 2014
Airlines used to struggle with a public fear of flying around September 11.

WTC developer continues fight for 9/11 payments

Jul 17, 2013
The developer of the World Trade Center hopes to recover billions of dollars from United, American, Boeing and other aviation companies to pay for WTC's destruction in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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In end, lawsuit over property could assign 9/11 blame

Sep 11, 2012
Because of an insurance dispute, after all these years, a jury may take on the question of whether airlines' poor security was responsible for the World Trade Center disaster.