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FAA Employee Arrested After Flying With Gun In Carryon

TSA says the FAA employee was arrested at LaGuardia Airport in New York after bypassing security screening in Atlanta.

WAOK-AM–01/16/2015

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TSA Considering New Security Measures For Airport Workers

The announcement from the Department of Homeland Security came weeks after five people were arrested in a gun-smuggling operation involving passenger jets traveling between Atlanta and New York.

01/08/2015

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Waka Flocka Arrested After Gun Found In Bag At Airport

Police say rapper Waka Flocka Flame was arrested after a handgun was found in his carry-on bag during a security scan at Atlanta’s airport.

10/11/2014

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TSA Finds 2 Guns In Atlanta Airport Screenings

The Transportation Security Administration says its screeners found loaded guns in carry-on bags of two passengers trying to board flights at Atlanta’s airport — the first time the agency has detected firearms at the airport since Georgia’s new law relaxing carrying restrictions took effect last week.

07/09/2014

A candidate for Congress in Georgia’s first district said that he’d “rather see another terrorist attack” on the United States than have the “jack boot” Transportation Security Administration screen him at the airport.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

House Candidate: I’d Rather See ‘Terrorist Attack’ Than Have TSA Screening

A candidate for Congress in Georgia’s first district said that he’d “rather see another terrorist attack” on the United States than have the “jack boot” Transportation Security Administration screen him at the airport.

05/07/2014

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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Program participants will be able to wear shoes, keep laptops in bags during pre-boarding screening. (Getty Images)

Atlanta Airport Launches Expedited Security Program

Enrolees will be able to wear shoes, keep laptops in bags during screening procedures.

01/16/2014

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Rest In Peace Hugo Chavez?

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the passing of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, TSA allowing small knives on planes and a Hartsfield TSA finding and returned $7,000 as well as Attorney […]

WAOK-AM–03/06/2013

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Atlanta Airport Guns

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — With 100 guns confiscated in 2012, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport leads the nation’s airports in terms of the number of guns that have been confiscated. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the Dallas-Fort Worth […]

WAOK-AM–01/02/2013

U.S. Mint Introduces New Nickel

Your Change Adds Up For TSA

ATLANTA (AJC)-Travelers making their way through security at Hartsfield-Jackson  International Airport have left behind more than $16,000 in those trays that hold your pocket change, according to the Transportation Security Administration. In a story in […]

WAOK-AM–01/16/2012

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