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Lori Guadagno turned on the TV the morning of Jan. 6, watched a bit of news about the runoff in Georgia, then went for a bike ride in her Jacksonville Beach neighborhood. It was a beautiful morning in Northeast Florida. More.

Coordination between federal, state and local agencies in disaster response was put to the test in the 9/11 aftermath, an emergency management expert told the Rotary Club of Thomasville. Bill Lokey, who was a Federal Emergency Management Agency coordinating officer after the Twin Towers were attacked, spent two weeks at Ground Zero. More.

Nearly 20 years ago, America mishandled the warnings that a horrible terrorist attack was about to take place. On Jan. 6, we missed another set of signals about another kind of terrorism. It’s dangerous to compare the bloodbath of Sept. 11, 2001 — the deadliest terrorist attack in American history — to the mayhem at the U.S. Capitol last week. More.

As New York City inches closer to the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, the memories are becoming more and more tangible to 9/11 first responder Nick Rotondo. Rotondo, a retired MTA bus driver and neighborhood character in Howard Beach, decided to channel his experiences by writing a children’s book. More.

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), author of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act and its subsequent reauthorizations, today called on the City of New York to expedite COVID-19 vaccine access for World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) participants. More.