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- Mad about airport security? This will make you madder. Albon, Mitch // Fort Worth Business Press;10/29/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 44, p42
The author expresses his outrage over a test that showed 75 percent of fake bombs or bomb parts got past Transport Security Administration (TSA) security at the Los Angeles International Airport in California and 60 percent at Chicago's O'Hare in Illinois. He pointed out that tighter airport...
- Bush Must Pardon Jailed Border Agents. Hunter, Duncan // Human Events;2/26/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p1
The article contends that the U.S. government must pardon U.S. Border Patrol agents Jose Compean and Ignacio Ramos for wounding a drug smuggler on the U.S.-Mexico border. The author said that this case is a severe injustice which must be acted upon immediately. The testimony that ultimately led...
- 'No Drug Smuggler Left Behind!'. Coulter, Ann // Human Events;6/18/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 21, p6
The author offers her opinion on the proposal by U.S. President George W. Bush to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants in the country. She contends that while Bush proposes to put infrared cameras at the U.S.-Mexico border, the nation still needs a wall or a Border Patrol agent to...
- HOWARD DAVIES. Davies, Howard // Management Today;Oct2007, p15
The article presents the author's opinion on various issues related to business management. The author says that Nigel Rudd, new chairman of the Spanish-owned BAA PLC, is one of the most relaxed, genial and amusing of the corporate chieftains and in his new position he will need all those...
- Travel Security Causes Some Airport Delays. Schoonmaker, Daniel // Grand Rapids Business Journal;11/19/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 47, pB1
Reports on the tight security at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Kent County, Michigan. Estimated check-in time of passengers; Airport's web site containing several flight and airport information; Changes in parking procedures; Photo identification at terminal check-in; Thorough...
- Israeli Passenger Security Screening Re-Examined. // Airport Security Report;5/23/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p2
The article reports that U.S. airport directors inspected the security arrangements at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel. Within the Israeli system, foreigners receive closer scrutiny automatically and racial and religious profiling is axiomatic. Despite applauding the...
- DFW adds security container for pre-check-in. Auer, Tonie // Fort Worth Business Press;10/26/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p7
Reports on the use of one-way disposal containers at each security checkpoints at the Texas-based Dallas Forth Worth International Airport to allow passengers to discard items banned on flights. Reason for the move; Benefits to passengers.
- Large-scale Scanner Rollout Set To Begin Next Week. // AirGuide Business;3/1/2010, p4
The article reports on the installation of about 150 full body scanners at the Boston Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts.
- Des Moines airport. // AirGuide Online.com;2/22/2010, p8
The article reports on the additional bomb-sniffing dog and Transport Security Administration (TSA) agents at Des Moines International Airport in Iowa as part of the facility's stepped-up security measure initiative called VIPER.