Archive for November 12th, 2010

Naked scanners: Lobbyists join the war on terror

November 12, 2010

Those are horrible deaths. But in that same period, more than 15,000 people have been murdered in the United States. We haven’t put the entire U.S. on lockdown — or even murder capitals like Detroit, New Orleans and Baltimore.

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Local man claims TSA pat-down went too far

November 12, 2010

“This was an assault. This was no different than a sexual assault,” said KTRK Legal Analyst Joel Androphy.

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Pilots and passengers rail at new airport patdowns

November 12, 2010

Executives from the travel industry, including online travel sites, theme parks and hotels, were set to meet Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Pistole on Friday to discuss their concerns that security is crimping travel.

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Six South Bend TSA workers fired over prank

November 12, 2010

The Transportation Security Administration has fired six local employees at the South Bend Regional Airport after a prank last month.

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Airport body-scan radiation under scrutiny

November 12, 2010

The probability of dying from radiation from a body scanner and that of being killed in a terror attack are roughly the same, he said.

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