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Few Families File with Sept. 11 Compensation Fund

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Few Families File with Sept. 11 Compensation Fund

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Few Families File with Sept. 11 Compensation Fund

Few Families File with Sept. 11 Compensation Fund

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Nearly two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, only about 40 percent of the victims' families have filed claims with the U.S. government's victim compensation fund. The deadline is Dec. 22, and some local and federal officials express concern that so few have filed. Hear Kenneth Feinberg, who oversees the distribution of the fund.