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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:23:52 GMT
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While it's legal in some cases to transport guns or knives in checked luggage, a TSA official discusses the recent spike in guns and other potential weapons found in carry-on baggage. KVOA's John Patrick reports.






Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:35:49 GMT
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Taxi alternative Uber is responding to public concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for past criminal convictions.






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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:53:05 GMT
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:35:27 GMT
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:56:10 GMT
Passengers Describe Terrifying Flight With Severe Mid-Air Turbulence

Americans Airlines Flight 280 was flying from Seoul, South Korea to Dallas when suddently at 34,000 feet it hit extreme turbulence.






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