Flight 93 families seek federal funding for memorial’s completion

    The first phase of the Flight 93 National Memorial was dedicated in September, but families of those who died in the crash 10 years ago are seeking assistance to help finish the memorial.

    They’re asking lawmakers and the Obama administration to set aside federal funding to complete the memorial honoring those who died in the terrorist attack Sept. 11, 2001, near Shanksville, Pa.

    Meetings are scheduled today on Captiol Hill. Public and private donors raised $52 million, the Associated Press reports, but officials say the project is about $10 million away from completion.

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