September 11th http://wamc.org en NYS Senator Urges Governor To Sign Bill To Include 9/11 Firefighters' Kids http://wamc.org/post/nys-senator-urges-governor-sign-bill-include-911-firefighters-kids <p>A New York state senator from the Hudson Valley is calling on the governor to sign legislation concerning the children of 9/11 firefighters.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Republican state Senator Greg Ball is urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill into law that he says would help children of firefighters who died as a result of illnesses from response to and recovery efforts from the September 11th terrorist attacks.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 01:36:19 +0000 Allison Dunne 73411 at http://wamc.org NYS Senator Urges Governor To Sign Bill To Include 9/11 Firefighters' Kids "The Terror Courts" by Jess Bravin http://wamc.org/post/terror-courts-jess-bravin <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, the U.S. rounded up hundreds of suspected terrorists in Afghanistan and around the world. Many ended up at a special military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.</p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59411 at http://wamc.org "The Terror Courts" by Jess Bravin No TV broadcast of Guantanamo 9/11 trial http://wamc.org/post/no-tv-broadcast-guantanamo-911-trial <p></p><p>SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A military judge has denied a request to allow television broadcast coverage of the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal for five men charged in the Sept. 11 attacks.</p><p>Defense lawyers requested TV coverage of proceedings at the U.S. base in Cuba. But the Defense Department had authorized only closed-circuit broadcast to several military bases in the northeast U.S.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 21:22:52 +0000 Associated Press 55015 at http://wamc.org No TV broadcast of Guantanamo 9/11 trial 9/11: Eleven Years Later http://wamc.org/post/911-eleven-years-later <p>The nation is marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks - WAMC's regional coverage begins with Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas in Albany...<br><br>. . . . . . . . . . . . .<br><br>A solemn ceremony at the New York State Museum in downtown Albany started with a moment of silence at 8:46 am, marking the moment that the first hijacked jetliner crashed into the World Trade Center in 2001.<br> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 19:21:40 +0000 Dave Lucas 47615 at http://wamc.org 9/11: Eleven Years Later Midday Magazine – Drs. Richard Tedeschi & Charles Figley - Disaster Mental Health http://wamc.org/post/midday-magazine-drs-richard-tedeschi-charles-figley-disaster-mental-health <p>The State University of New York at New Paltz will host the ninth annual conference of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health tomorrow. The conference is focused on maintaining resilience among trauma and disaster workers.</p><p>Among the keynote speakers are Dr. Richard Tedeschi, a professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and Dr. Charles Figley, professor of social work at Tulane University. WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields spoke with both men about how those who work around disaster maintain mental fitness.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 17:00:00 +0000 37478 at http://wamc.org