• Aviation Workers Warn of Shutdown's Long-Term Effects

    4 days ago - By NBC

    About 100 air traffic controllers and aviation safety workers affected by the partial government shutdown have started to hand out leaflets to travelers at DFW Airport, explaining the short- and long-term effects of the shutdown.
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  • Passenger Carries Gun Through Airport Checkpoint, as TSA Denies Government Shutdown Is to Blame

    4 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    A passenger with a firearm in his carry-on was able to pass through a TSA security checkpoint undetected and board his flight amid a government shutdown that is reportedly affecting agency employees showing up to work.
    TSA says that the traveler passed through the security checkpoint at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airport with the gun in his luggage, boarded his Delta Air Lines flight and was able to fly to Tokyo.
    “TSA has determined standard procedures were not followed and a passenger did in fact pass through a standard screening TSA checkpoint with a firearm at Hartsfield-Jackson...
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