NEW YORK (AP) -- This year's Sept. 11 anniversary in New York will be the first in which politicians are excluded from speaking at the commemoration ceremony at ground zero.
The 9/11 memorial foundation sent a letter to victims' families Wednesday and released a copy to The Associated Press.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the foundation's chair, had said he wasn't sure if the victims' names should each be read this year, now that the memorial listing each name has opened.
But the foundation's letter says victims' family members will read the names.
Concerns have arisen that political disputes are overtaking the site. Construction for the memorial museum slowed as a result of political and financial disagreements. The foundation says that this year for the first time politicians will not speak at the ceremony.
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