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Senator Schumer addresses World Trade Center concerns

By WKTV News

NEW YORK (WKTV) - Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the Department of Homeland Security to tighten security at the new World Trade Center building to prevent a terrorist attack.
 
There has been some worry recently after a teenager slipped past security and climbed to the top of the spire. Also in September, three skydivers were arrested for base jumping off the tower's roof.  
     
"Underscoring our concern, just last week President Obama correctly expressed concern about a possible nuclear attack in New York City," Schumer said. "I think every one of us elected officials thinks of that awful possibility every week or even every day. I do. I'm always worried about it. It's the greatest thing that can befall New York."
 

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey owns the site, and says it is taking steps to address the security problem.   

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