Airport Security

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Minn. Woman Recounts 1968 Plane Hijacking Ordeal

Long before 9/11 increased airport security, there were a number of hijackings in the late 1960s and early 70s. Most of the hijackers forced pilots to land in Cuba after the U.S. banned travel to the country. A Minnesota woman and her 15-month-old daughter were on one of those flights nearly 50 years ago.

06/30/2015

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Investigation Reveals Gaps In Airport Security

As we head into the busy summer travel season a new investigation has found some disturbing gaps in security at airports across the country. Undercover agents were able to smuggle things, like explosives and weapons, through checkpoints.

06/02/2015

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Is TSA’s PreCheck Status Worth It?

If you’ve been to the airport recently, you have probably seen people breezing through the pre-check security lines. The attractiveness of having pre-check status is growing as MSP Airport is warning travelers to get to the airport two and a half hours early. That warning comes as long security lines are resulting in more missed flights at MSP. So, we wondered how do you get pre-check status? And is it worth it?

03/27/2014

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TSA Urging Congress To Support Enhanced Security At Airports

It is the busiest time of year to fly out of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as several families and students head out on spring break trips. Transportation Safety Administration officials said it’s now important to get to the airport two-and-a-half hours before your flight at least for the next month to deal with long waits in security lines.

03/27/2014

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Story Of 6 Year Old Frisked At New Orleans Airport

A six year old girl was frisked at a New Orleans airport, and her parents have posted video on Youtube.

04/13/2011

A U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent walks through the terminal at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, November 6, 2010. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA Administrator John Pistole’s public service message.

Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole is urging travelers to avoid delaying actions at airports this Thanksgiving.  Pistole recorded a public service message with suggestions for efficient security screening procedures.

830 WCCO–11/23/2010

A U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent walks through the terminal at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, November 6, 2010. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Ron Paul Isn’t A Fan Of The TSA Either

Chad wondered the other day when a politician was going to come out against the new TSA security procedures. Take a look at Ron Paul speaking in Congress saying “Enough is enough…”

11/19/2010

8-16 Michele Tafoya Show!

Lithium batteries are raising red flags for airport security. N.Y. Daily News columnist Mike Lupica joins Michele to discuss the 9/11 Mosque issue.

08/17/2010