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Airport Screeners

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Today, screeners at two airports — Louisville, Ky., and Mobile, Ala., became federal workers. The government has to make the same switch at 426 more airports by Nov. 19. Thousands of new screeners are needed to get the job done. The Transportation Security Administration has looked for them at job fairs in several cities. NPR's Mary Ann Akers reports from Chicago.

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