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Small airports irked by removal of body scanners

March 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Managers at dozens of small airports have expressed outrage at federal officials for hauling new full-body scanners away from their facilities and sending them to large hubs that haven’t yet upgraded older machines criticized for showing too much anatomy. Continue Reading

Tech-savvy students: Dickinson recognized at national TSA competition

July 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Members of Dickinson’s junior high and high school Technology Student Association chapters recently stood on stage to receive the accolades from 5,000 participants in the National TSA competition. Continue Reading

House lawmakers: Airport screeners ineffective, rud

March 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Lawmakers at the joint hearing of two committees said Americans are treated like prisoners and cattle, protected by faulty equipment, patted down because of their disabilities and made to follow different rules at different times. Officials of the Transportation Security Administration told a hearing today they had made significant improvements and are moving away from a one-size-fits-all screening system.
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Grand Forks airport adds new security for scanning passengers

February 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials say new body scanners enhance security, speed up process, minimize privacy concernsA $170,000 Advanced Imaging Technology unit was installed at the passenger checkpoint on Jan. 17 and went into operation a couple of days later. Continue Reading

Dickinson airport security in question

December 6, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport will soon lose its armed security guards, said manager Matthew Remynse on Tuesday during the Stark County Commission meeting in the Stark County Courthouse.
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Jesse Ventura’s lawsuit over airport body search tossed

November 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Jesse Ventura, a former professional wrestler who was elected governor of Minnesota in 1998, sued the TSA in January, two years after he had a titanium hip implanted. The hip sets off metal detectors at airports, and in September 2010, the TSA required screeners to pull such people aside and search them more thoroughly, either by using “whole-body imaging” or physical pat-down searches. Continue Reading

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TSA Changing Security Rules For Kids

September 15, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – TSA workers are going to ease airport screening for children.

Parents are happy to hear that children will have a little more leeway before they board. Continue Reading

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TSA Changing Security Rules For Kids

September 15, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – TSA workers are going to ease airport screening for children.

Parents are happy to hear that children will have a little more leeway before they board. Continue Reading

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November 25, 2010 in West Central Tribune

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Editorial: It’s time to let the TSA just do its job

November 25, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Despite the threat of protests and privacy concerns, the opt-out travelers as Thanksgiving travel ramped up Wednesday remained primarily no-shows at American airports.
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