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Cancer among 9/11 workers sparks political storm

“Never forget!” was the motto of the first responders who rushed to the burning World Trade Center on 9/11, but 10 years on some say they have been abandoned by their country to fight cancer and mounting medical bills. Once hailed as heroes, thousands now say they have fallen victim…

NY GOP candidate: 9/11 volunteers shouldn’t be covered by health bill

The Republican vying for the congressional seat left vacant by former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) says that a 9/11 health care law shouldn’t cover workers who volunteered at Ground Zero. Bob Turner told The New York Daily News Editorial Board Tuesday that the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act…