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Photo: The halfway point

Construction continues at the Ground Zero site in New York City on One World Trade Center, the signature skyscraper formerly called the Freedom Tower.

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Photo: World Trade Center Memorial

The granite memorial fountain honoring the victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

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  Need to Know, September 10, 2010

This week on Need to Know, we examine where we are as a people on the ninth anniversary of 9/11, including a look at homegrown terrorism and a progress report on the rebuilding of Ground Zero.

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Why is Ground Zero still a construction site?

Alison Stewart provides a progress report and tours the World Trade Center site, and speaks with Julie Menin, chair of Community Board 1 in Lower Manhattan, about the gridlock.

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  Glenn Beck and the Ground Zero mosque

Glenn Beck has said his rally at the Lincoln Memorial this weekend has “nothing to do” with the Ground Zero mosque controversy. But as Alison Stewart points out, the two may in fact have something in common.

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Finally, an official plan for the World Trade Center site

The government agency that owns the site of the 9/11 attacks has finally formalized a deal with the real estate tycoon who plans to builds two new towers there.

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  Lower Manhattan: Birthplace of religious freedom

Jon Meacham travels to lower Manhattan to explore the history of religious freedom there, in light of the controversy over a proposed Muslim cultural center near Ground Zero.

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