Airport security http://kplu.org en Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes http://kplu.org/post/feds-delay-policy-allow-small-knives-planes <p><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">Federal officials say they're delaying a policy that would allow passengers to carry small knives, bats and other sports equipment onto airliners.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><p>The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that the policy change has been delayed to accommodate feedback from an advisory committee made up of aviation industry, consumer and law enforcement officials.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:18:07 +0000 The Associated Press 8509 at http://kplu.org Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes Cancer patient asked to lift bandages at Seattle airport http://kplu.org/post/cancer-patient-asked-lift-bandages-seattle-airport <p>A leukemia patient making what she calls an "end-of-life" trip to Hawaii says she was embarrassed by security agents at the Seattle airport who refused her request for a private pat-down and made her lift her shirt and pull back her bandages.</p><p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 17:11:25 +0000 The Associated Press 6649 at http://kplu.org TSA backtracks, says screeners were wrong in elderly security search http://kplu.org/post/tsa-backtracks-says-screeners-were-wrong-elderly-security-search The Transportation Security Administration now says security screeners at Kennedy Airport in New York were wrong when they asked two elderly women to show them medical devices that were under their clothing.<p>In a letter sent to state Sen. Wed, 18 Jan 2012 22:11:20 +0000 Eyder Peralta 3800 at http://kplu.org TSA backtracks, says screeners were wrong in elderly security search