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Deadline Nears for Sept. 11 Families' Fund

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Deadline Nears for Sept. 11 Families' Fund

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Families of those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks face a Monday deadline for a difficult decision. They can choose to accept compensation money from the federal government, giving up their rights to sue — or they can refuse the federal money and go to court. NPR's Robert Smith reports.