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  • Passengers leave thousands in loose change at L.A., S.F. airports

    Passengers leave thousands in loose change at L.A., S.F. airports
    Travelers nationwide left about $675,000 in loose change at airports in the last fiscal year, and nowhere was that forgetfulness more costly in California than at Los Angeles International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration reports....
  • TSA welcomes change, AT&T doesn't offer enough coverage and more

    TSA welcomes change, AT&T doesn't offer enough coverage and more
    The TSA says it made $674,841.06 in loose change left behind by travelers at airport checkpoints in fiscal 2014, including $21,068.69 at O'Hare and $9,286.83 at Midway. Not bad for a nickel-and-dime operation. That's literally found money for the...
  • Nearly $675K left in loose change at airport security checkpoints in 2014

    Nearly $675K left in loose change at airport security checkpoints in 2014
    It came out of our pockets, got collected from bins, and eventually amounted to a small fortune we collectively left behind. Last year, the loose change forgotten at airport security checkpoints nationwide totaled nearly $675,000, according to the...
  • TSA support grows as airport considers firing agency

    With a key committee about to meet, opposition is growing to the notion of replacing the Transportation Security Administration force at Orlando International Airport with privately hired guards. An eight-person panel that has considered doing away with...
  • Parents Of Children With Autism Can Get Help With Travel Plans

    Parents Of Children With Autism Can Get Help With Travel Plans
    Before heading to Florida with her 10-year-old son, Lisa Patnoe called the TSA to alert them that Benjamin is on the autism spectrum and has trouble standing around, waiting. "It was a huge help, navigating through the lines, having them there," says this...
  • TSA reaches agreement on pat-down searches of black women's hair

    TSA reaches agreement on pat-down searches of black women's hair
    The American Civil Liberties Union said it has reached an agreement with the Transportation Security Administration to ensure that black women are not singled out for pat-down searches of their hair. The agreement came in response to a complaint by...
  • Saudi Arabian man will be deported for striking TSA officer in face at OIA

    Saudi Arabian man will be deported for striking TSA officer in face at OIA
    A Saudi Arabian man pleaded guilty Wednesday to hitting a TSA officer in the face while at the Orlando International Airport in January, officials said. U.S. District Judge Gregory A. Presnell sentenced Mohammed Abdullah Alomaim, 43, to the time he's...
  • OIA talk of ousting TSA is misguided, suspicious

    OIA talk of ousting TSA is misguided, suspicious
    If you're like most people, waiting in line for airport security ranks right up there with hemorrhoid surgery. It's a mix of irritation and anxiety that's generally a pain in the ... well, you know. Still, truth be told, my trips through Orlando...
  • Saudi man sentenced for assaulting TSA officer

    A Saudi Arabian man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a TSA officer at the Orlando International Airport. Mohammed Abdullah Alomaim was sentenced to time served and two years of supervised released in federal court in Orlando on Wednesday. Authorities...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 2

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FLORIDA'S FOOD STAMP DEBIT CARDS EXPIRE THIS MONTH Florida's food stamp debit cards will start expiring at the end of April and replacement cards will be sent...
  • Loaded semi-automatic handgun found in Va. traveler's bag

    The Transportation Security Administration says a loaded semi-automatic handgun was found in the carry-on bag of a traveler at Norfolk International Airport. The TSA says the Virginia Beach woman was stopped by TSA officers early Wednesday at a...