A concourse at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
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January 29, 2013 The Chicago Sun-Times went inside the stalls and found that plastic wrappers designed to automatically cover toilet seats were not keeping things spick-and-span. Don't sit down before you hear this news.
January 10, 2011 The magnetic north pole shifts toward Russia at a rate of about 40 miles a year. The Tampa Tribune reports that the Tampa International airport had to rename its runways to match the new readings on cockpit compasses.
March 16, 2010 We've heard a lot about the new airport body scanners, but — so far — few people have actually used them. The Chicago Tribune's transportation columnist gave it a trial run, and tells us what to expect.
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