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security

TSA Changes Allow Airline Passengers To Carry Knives On Planes

Controversial changes coming to the airport in just about a month. Additions to what passengers can bring on the plane now include knives, blades and sports equipment.

03/09/2013

travel generic, luggage

Increase In Md. Holiday Travel Predicted

Holiday travel is up this year in Maryland. In fact, AAA predicts almost 2 million Marylanders will take to the skies and road to see loved ones this holiday.

12/18/2012

Port Deposit Mud

Private Airplane Stuck In Mud After Veering Off BWI Runway

A private Gulfstream airplane went off the runway at BWI Thurgood Marshall Monday night and got stuck in mud.

01/30/2012

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NORAD Plans Exercise In Washington Region

NORAD is planning an exercise this week in the Washington region to enhance its skills and test a warning system.

11/02/2011

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NORAD Plans Exercise In Washington Region

NORAD is planning an exercise this week in the Washington region to enhance its skills and test a warning system.

10/25/2011

(Credit: courtesy of NASA)

NASA Planes Coming To Baltimore

Marylanders are being warned to be on the lookout as their planes fly as low as 1,000 feet over some major Maryland roads in the coming month. It’s all part of a major plan by NASA to help study air pollution over major cities.

06/28/2011

amtrak

Amtrak Chief: Trains More Vulnerable Than Planes

Amtrak President Joseph Boardman says he wants to step up security patrols of the passenger rail network and explore new technologies able to provide advance warning of track tampering following revelations that al Qaida considered attacking U.S. trains.

05/17/2011

air traffic control

Napolitano Applauds Review Of Air Traffic Safety

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says she doesn’t believe a spate of problems with air traffic control is exposing a potential vulnerability for terrorists.

04/20/2011

southwest

Safety Questions Arise About Cracks Found In Southwest Planes

About 70 Southwest flights have been canceled across the country as the airline and federal investigators examine the fleet of Boeing 737s after the fuselage of one plane ripped open in flight.

04/04/2011

southwest

NTSB: Cracks Found In 3 Grounded Southwest Planes; Some Flights Impacted At BWI

It’s a tiny, but potentially deadly problem on several Southwest Airlines planes. A plane was forced to make an emergency landing when a hole blew open its roof at 36,000 feet.

04/04/2011

snow

Stranded By Trains, Planes After Northeast Storm

The blizzard of December 2010 sucker-punched the northeastern U.S. during one of the busiest travel days of the year.

12/28/2010

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