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TSA to allow small knives on planes in first since 9/11

Posted at 5:36 PM, Mar 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-05 19:24:12-05

(LOS ANGELES TIMES) — For the first time since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, federal airport screeners will allow passengers to carry onto a plane small knives, as well as golf clubs, hockey sticks and pool cues.

The policy change, which will take effect April 25, was immediately criticized by flight attendants, who say the move will create an unnecessary risk and further crowd the already limited space in the overhead bins.

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