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  1. Let's Stop Calling it a Government ShutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Townhall

    The more government "shutdowns" that take place in recent years, the more people realize they're not really shutdowns. They're merely called that to make the other political party look bad.

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  2. CT Scans Could Ease Airport TSA Bag ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | News Max

    Computed tomography could soon ease the airport TSA bag screening process, allowing passengers to keep their liquids and laptops in their bags at security checkpoints. Transportation Security Administration head David Pekoske told Axios that computer tomography technology can detect much lower weights of explosive devices than current technology.

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  3. As Government Shutdown Looms, Full Impact On Bay Area Remains...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | SFGate

    With a government shutdown looming, federal officials have few details on how their agencies might be affected, leaving Bay Area residents with little to go on should the shutdown occur. National Parks Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson said in a statement, "Parks are working on their individual shutdown plans but we do not yet have details of their plans."

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  4. Government shuts down at midnight: What happens in Alabama if Congress can't reach dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Alabama Live

    The federal government is set to cease many operations in less than 24 hours the deadline is midnight Friday unless Congress can agree on a funding deal. House lawmakers approved a stopgap measure, but the Senate has yet to do so and the chances of that occurring are dimming.

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  5. A Primer on the "Government Shutdown"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Power Line

    It seems Senate Democrats are determined to have a government shutdown probably because of the default requirement of the Democratic base of "total resistance" to Trump. They are attaching the demand that DACA be "fixed" as a condition to funding the federal government , because they know that if DACA is part of larger immigration deal they lose a lot of leverage.

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  6. State-issued IDs May No Longer Be Enough to Board U.S. FlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | How Stuff Works

    A TSA official checks the identification of passengers prior to entering a security checkpoint at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. If you are planning to travel anywhere by plane after Jan. 22, 2018, you may need a passport, even if you're not leaving the United States. That's because the Transportation Security Administration starts enforcing the REAL ID Act for all passengers going through security checkpoints at commercial airports in the United States.

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  7. TV crew arrested for trying to pass fake bomb through airport security Read Story Associated PressRead the original story

    Friday Jan 19 | KIII

    The TSA approved a new baggage scanner, created by Analogic, that is supposed to be more efficient and faster. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.

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  8. Travel Tips: Is Your ID Approved for Travel? These Are the Latest RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | The New York Times

    In the past several months, there has been plenty of conversation about the Real ID Act and how it will affect air travelers. Passed by Congress in 2005, the act is intended to prevent identity fraud, and starting on Oct. 1, 2020, all fliers who reside in the United States, even if they're flying domestically, will need Real ID identification to pass through Transportation Security Administration security checkpoints at airports.

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  9. New Orleans man who tried to carry gun onto plane pleads guilty in federal caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | NOLA.com

    A New Orleans man pleaded guilty to federal gun and drug charges Thursday , just more than a year after he tried to board a plane with a loaded gun in his carry-on bag, according to interim U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans' office. Kenzie Faulk, 58, was caught with the fully loaded .38-caliber revolver on Oct. 16, 2016, as he was trying to board a Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas, with a connecting flight to Oakland, Calif., federal court documents show.

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  10. Significant delays at Newark airport after manhole fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Officials at Newark Liberty International Airport are working to fully restore power and service at one of its terminals after a manhole fire forced an evacuation and caused significant delays at security checkpoints. A fire that forced a section of Terminal C to be evacuated was extinguished Friday and no one was injured.

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  11. Texas Tech student questioned by TSA for 'finger gun' saluteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | New York Daily News

    A 19-year-old sophomore from Texas Tech said she was pulled aside by a TSA agent when trying to board a flight over the holidays because she made a gun gesture to a man wearing a Red Raiders sweatshirt. Diana Durkin told BuzzFeed News Texas Tech fans say "wreck em' and guns up" to each other when they see each other, and their hand symbol is a finger gun.

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  12. TTU Student in Trouble with TSA After Throwing a Guns Up to Fellow Fan Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | MyHighPlains.com

    Texas Tech University sophomore Diana Durkin faced backlash with Transportation Security Administration in the Houston Airport Security after throwing up the hand signal for Guns Up when she saw a fellow fan in the security check point line. "I see somebody wearing a Texas Tech hoodie," Durkin said.

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  13. Beginning January 22, 2018, California Drivers Can Upgrade Their...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 12 | PRWeb

    GetDismissed.com, a web-based legal document assistant, states that all California drivers should upgrade their driver's licenses to a REAL ID driver's license, beginning January 22, 2018. The new ID card was mandated as part of the REAL ID Act of 2005 and passed in response to 9/11 that created new security standards for states driver's licenses and IDs.

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  14. Texas Tech student questioned by TSA for brandishing school's 'finger gun' saluteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Fox News

    The 19-year-old college coed was pulled aside by TSA after flashing her college's salute at a traveler wearing a Texas Tech hoodie. Taking a semester off from Texas Tech University to help her family recover from Hurricane Harvey, Diana Durkin was thrilled to return to campus for her sophomore year.

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  15. TSA announces new screening measures for carry-on bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | WKRN

    But there is one state in the nation that will be all eyes and ears during tomorrow's game, and that's because of Marcus Mariota. Passengers arriving from international flights pass through an expedited Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at a new direct passageway to domestic flights at Los Angeles International Airport, in Los Angeles, Thursday, Sept.

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  16. Terrifying weapon taken from Honolulu carry-on among 'most unusual' TSA finds in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | KFVE-TV Honolulu

    The TSA even came up with a list of the 10 most "unusual checkpoint finds" across the United States last year. Some other weird things stopped at airport security checkpoints: Narcotics wrapped in Christmas paper, grenade art and a rifle umbrella.

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  17. 3edDdclBpmERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Three months after an inmate died from an overdose of fentanyl and acetyl fentanyl, Franklin County sheriff's office announced Thursday a new TSA-style body scanner will soon be used at the Jackson Pike jail. Deputies have struggled to do thorough searches of the roughly 40,000 inmates who enter county corrections facilities each year because Ohio law dictates how someone can be searched depending on the charges they are facing.

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  18. Franklin County sheriff's office unveils new body scanners that will be used on inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Three months after an inmate died from an overdose of fentanyl and acetyl fentanyl, Franklin County sheriff's office announced Thursday a new TSA-style body scanner will soon be used at the Jackson Pike jail. Deputies have struggled to do thorough searches of the roughly 40,000 inmates who enter county corrections facilities each year because Ohio law dictates how someone can be searched depending on the charges they are facing.

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  19. Air Travel,Security and CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Suburban Weekly

    On the morning of September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The attacks resulted in the creation of the Transportation Security Administration, designed to prevent similar attacks in the future.

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  20. TSA lists 10 oddest items found in carry-on luggageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Washington Examiner

    Defused grenades and "Satan's pizza cutter" were among the 10 strangest things that Transportation Safety Administration agents found when scanning passengers' carry-on luggage during airport security checks last year. The items listed by TSA spokesman Bob Burns in a clever, funny video include defused hand grenades, "Satan's pizza cutter," a rifle-shaped umbrella, and a lightning bolt-shaped martial arts throwing star, which Burns refers to as the "international symbol for 'I'm single, ladies.'

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