Ground Zero

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The point on the ground either where an atomic bomb has touched down or the point directly below its most intense effect in terms of heat and radiation.

Vox populi The site of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City
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The Ground Zero mosque organizers have not yet responded to this invitation.
Lieutenant Bill D'Emic of the New York City Fire Department has spent several months at Ground Zero, searching for.
The Northern Manhattan Center's Exposure Assessment Core is working with Johns Hopkins to conduct exposure assessments of Teamsters hauling debris from Ground Zero.
CBS Outdoor's representative also told Geller that the MTA didn't want to "associate the new building" - that is, the Islamic supremacist Ground Zero mega-mosque - "with Ground Zero.
In a response letter on the same day, Ringler shot back that the Comptroller was "suffering from serious misinformation with regard to the Port Authority's financial commitment to Ground Zero," and said that the Authority has committed to spending between $2 billion and $3 billion on the site's rebuilding.
Virus Ground Zero suggests another problem with the CDC's undisciplined ambitions: The attitude and temperament needed to fight infectious diseases may not be appropriate for other causes of morbidity and mortality.
With such radically different visions for ground zero, it was inevitable that the governor and the developer would clash.
9, 2011,just two days before the tenth anniversary of the infamous 9-11 terror attacks, NBC News' Twitter feed solemnly stated: "Breaking news: Ground Zero has just been attacked.
It charges that the MTA has decided to accept the claim of the pro-Sharia Ground Zero Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, that their mega-mosque has nothing to do with marking the jihadist "victory" of September 11, 2001.
New York, July 19 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said that plans for building a mosque near Ground Zero (the place where the twin towers of the World Trade Center once stood) is completely avoidable.
Cruz's Equipment Manager and Mark Carlucci, a Local 15 Mechanic and longtime employee, arrived at Ground Zero that afternoon.