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TSA Decides to Allow Knives on Planes
(FOX NEWS) - The Transportation Security Administration announced Tuesday that U.S. airline passengers will soon be allowed to carry small knives in their carry-on bags, a move that prompted swift condemnation from a flight attendants union.
The union for Southwest Airlines flight attendants called the decision "dangerous" and "designed to make the lives of TSA staff easier, but not make flights safer."
The changes were made public by TSA Administrator John Pistole during an aviation conference in New York.
Starting April 25, passengers going through U.S. airports can bring on board Swiss Army-type knives -- specifically, ones with blades no longer than 2.36 inches.
Posted: Tuesday, March 5 2013, 01:04 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Fire chief says search almost complete in Oklahoma
May 21, 2013 19:39 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- The fire chief in the Oklahoma City suburb raked by a massive tornado says the search for survivors and the dead is almost complete.
Fire Chief Gary Bird said Tuesday that he's "98 percent sure" there are no more survivors or bodies to recover under the rubble in Moore.
Bird says every damaged home has been searched at least once, and that his goal is to conduct three searches of each location just to be sure.
He's hopeful the work could be completed by nightfall, though heavy rains have slowed efforts and soaked debris piles.
Bird says no additional survivors or bodies have been found since Monday night.
Monday's tornado flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children.
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MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) -- A smartphone, plus a not-so-smart criminal -- equals an arrest in Oregon.
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