9/11 anniversary

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Events will be happening throughout the city to mark the 21st anniversary of the September 11 attacks, and traffic and transit will adjust accordingly.

Governor Andrew Cuomo called the billboards a "nuisance that blight our shores and distract from the great natural beauty of our waterways" when he signed a law banning them from operating last month.

Despite assurances that repairs would be finished by September 11th, the retractable skylight at the Oculus did not open this morning in what was to have been an annual tribute to 9/11 victims.

The names of nearly 3,000 people who died in the 1993 and 2001 attacks will be read this morning.

There are six moments of silence at the 9/11 Memorial ceremony

There will be 17 pipe bands, 2 marching bands and 27 historical police cars.

There are six moments of silence at the 9/11 Memorial ceremony

In the city's program, there are six moments of silence—two for when the planes hit the towers, two for when each tower fell, one for the Pentagon attack and one for Flight 93.

From natural disasters to sexty political scandals to the tenth anniversary of 9/11: click through to look back on some of the biggest news stories of 2011.

The Tribute in Light, which features 88 separate beams of light shooting from the WTC into the sky, has become perhaps the most beloved and evocative of 9/11 memorials.