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Knives, scissors and other banned items recovered at airport security checkpoints by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are shown. (credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Delay Policy To Allow Small Knives On Planes

A new policy allowing passengers to carry small knives on planes was put on hold by federal officials on Monday.

04/22/2013

A TSA agent waits for passengers to pass through a magnetometer at Los Angeles International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Bill Criminalizing Airport Pat-Downs Is Back

A key Texas House committee has discussed a contentious proposal to criminalize excessive touching by agents during airport security pat-downs.

04/10/2013

A TSA agent waits for passengers to pass through a magnetometer at Los Angeles International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Bill Criminalizing Airport Pat-Downs Is Back

A bill that made national headlines for unsuccessfully attempting to criminalize excessive touching by agents during airport security pat-downs two years ago is back in the Texas Legislature.

04/10/2013

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Flight Attendants Fighting Knife Rule Reversal

Flight attendants with American Airlines are handing out papers to North Texas travelers as a demonstration against the TSA’s decision to allow some knives back on airplanes.

03/28/2013

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American Airlines, Southwest Flight Attendants Oppose Knives On Planes

The plan to let airline passengers carry small knives on board planes will be grounded, if some flight attendant groups have their way.

CBS 11–03/12/2013

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Congressman Steps Up Pressure Against Knives On Planes

Markey cites opposition from flight attendants, pilots and federal law enforcement officers. The Malden Democrat was joined by representatives of flight attendants and pilot unions.

03/12/2013

A Transportation Security Administration security officer looks at images created by a 'backscatter' scanner. (credit: Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)

Travelers, Flight Attendants React To TSA Policy Changes

Starting April 25th, the TSA will allow sporting equipment to be checked through security and onto the plane – gear such as golf clubs, hockey and lacrosse sticks, ski poles, and novelty bats.

03/06/2013

Passengers wait at a TSA airport security checkpoint. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

TSA To Allow Small Knives, Bats, Clubs On Planes

Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.

03/05/2013

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Sequestration Cuts Will Be Widespread, Won’t All Be Felt Immediately

Now that the budget axe is falling on Capitol Hill, the White House warns the cuts will be widespread.

CBS 11–03/01/2013

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Spending Cuts Could Impact DFW Airports

A series of automatic spending cuts set to take effect on March 1 could have a significant impact on Dallas-Fort Worth area airports.

02/25/2013

Passengers wait at a TSA airport security checkpoint. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pack Your Patience If Sequester Takes Flight Next Month

You could call it sequestration frustration. If the across the board spending cuts take effect March 1, the Obama administration warns you may want to pack your patience the next time you fly.

02/22/2013

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CBS 11 Investigates: Airports Will Remove Controversial Body Scanners

Following a CBS 11 Investigation, the Transportation Security Administration is getting rid of those full-body scanning machines that have caused so much controversy.

CBS 11–01/18/2013

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