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New Security Screening Lane Installed at Casper Airport
Officials at Casper-Natrona County International Airport say a new airport security screening lane has been successfully installed. Airport manager Glenn Januska says the new screening lane has been in place for a couple of weeks now and is generally used during periods of high passenger volume. Jan…
“Underwear Bomber” Gets Life
DETROIT (AP) — A Nigerian who tried to blow up an international flight near Detroit on behalf of al-Qaida has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The mandatory punishment Thursday for Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was never in doubt after he pleaded guilty in October. The 25-year-old…
Missed Flight Blamed On Missing Screener
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman says she missed a flight in Wyoming because there were no female screeners available. Jennifer Winning of Littleton said she checked in for a flight at the Rock Springs, Wyo. airport on Jan. 29 but then learned the flight was delayed. She went outside to wa…
Airport Screenings May Soon Abolish Shoe Removal Requirement
Ever since infamous “shoe bomber” Richard Reid tried — and failed — to blow up a plane by igniting explosives in his shoes during a 2001 flight, travelers have been forced to remove footwear for screening when going through airport security. But according to Department of…