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The Statue of Liberty's crown is reopening on Independence Day for the first time since terrorists levelled the World Trade Center just across the harbour.

Safety and security issues have been addressed and 50,000 people, 10 at a time, will get to visit the 265-foot-high crown in the next two years before it is closed again for renovation, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said yesterday.

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