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Airline Searches Prompt New Security Procedures

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Airline Searches Prompt New Security Procedures

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Airline Searches Prompt New Security Procedures

Airline Searches Prompt New Security Procedures

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The Transportation Security Administration now plans to flag suspicious e-mails like the one it received last month from a college student. That student allegedly told the agency he was able to hide box cutters and other prohibited items on six airplanes. But the message wasn't reviewed until after airplane maintenance workers found the items last week. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

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