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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

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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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TSA Apologizes To 11-Year-Old Girl Detained At Airport

The TSA has apologized to an 11-year-old girl who was detained for nearly an hour last week at DFW International Airport after agents said they found explosive residue on her hands.

12/17/2012

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TSA Detains ‘Explosive-Laced’ Girl In Wheelchair

A 12-year-old girl who suffers from a bone disorder and uses a wheelchair was detained for nearly an hour at DFW International Airport after TSA agents said they found explosive residue on her hands.

12/14/2012

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Dallas Love Field Changes And Holiday Planning Tips

If you’re traveling in or out of Dallas Love Field Airport this holiday season, pay close attention to the signs. The terminal entrances are different, and the parking situation has changed.

11/19/2012

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Little-Known Programs Help Travelers Avoid Long Airport Lines

Most travelers we spoke with did not realize is that there are actually ways you can glide right in and go right through.

08/16/2012

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Love Field Breaks Carryon Handgun Violation Record

A new record set at Dallas Love Field Airport has the facility’s Federal Security Director concerned. Director Amy Williams said in April alone agents have found six handguns in carryon bags, at TSA checkpoints.

04/27/2012

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CBS 11 Investigation Leads To New TSA Legislation

One of the most powerful senators in the country is taking action after watching a CBS 11 investigation.

02/13/2012

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28 More Airports Will Test Lower-Hassle Screening

A new passenger screening program to make check-in more convenient for certain travelers is being expanded to 28 more major U.S. airports.

02/08/2012

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