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TSA Finds Woman’s Cane Concealing Sword At Dulles

Hiding a weapon inside a walking cane — it’s one of the oldest tricks in the James Bond playbook, and it’s apparently more common than you think.

03/21/2013

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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

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Travelers Bypass Security Lines With BWI’s New Pre-Screening Program

Some frequent flyers can now get through security at BWI a lot faster. TSA officially expanded its pre-check program to the airport Wednesday.

11/14/2012

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TSA Will Soon Offer Faster Security Checks For Frequent Flyers At BWI

Frequent flyers may soon be able to get through security at BWI a lot faster. The airport is the latest to launch a new TSA prescreening program.

10/02/2012

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Woman Charged For Carrying A Concealed Weapon At BWI

A woman is cited by police at BWI-Marshall airport after TSA officers find an artfully concealed weapon.

07/03/2012

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Del. Glen Glass Addresses TSA Pat-Down Searches In 4 Bills

A lawmaker is hoping to force a change in the way passengers at BWI are screened by security.

03/01/2012

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BWI To Implement Airport Security Express Lanes For Frequent Flyers

There’s good news for frequent flyers traveling through BWI-Marshall Airport. Getting through security may soon be a lot faster thanks to a new program the airport will take part in this year.

02/12/2012

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TSA Finds Daggers Hidden In Book At Reagan Airport

The Transportation Security Administration says officers found two throwing daggers hidden in a hollowed-out book at a checkpoint at Reagan-Washington National Airport.

12/21/2011

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Security Restrictions At Airports Loosened For Children 12 And Younger

In addition to the children not having to remove their shoes when they go through security, there are alternatives to the child having to be patted down.

09/14/2011

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Smithsonian Acquires TSA Items For 9/11 Collection

One of the least popular pieces of security equipment since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is now part of the Smithsonian’s collection at the National Museum of American History — a metal detector from the Transportation Security Administration.

09/02/2011

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Airport Security Program May Shorten Lines For Frequent Travelers

Starting this fall, the TSA will pre-screen some frequent fliers then provide them access to expedited security in the trusted traveler program.

07/15/2011

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Airport Security Boosted After Bin Laden’s Death

Security is being heightened at Baltimore’s airport after the killing of Osama bin Laden, but an airport spokesman says he doesn’t expect travelers to be impacted significantly.

05/02/2011

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