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Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should The TSA Be More Polite?

A US Congressman is hoping that hearing “please” and “thank you” will make airport security a slightly more pleasant experience. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Virginia) is warning Transportation Security Administration screeners they need to be more polite, or he’ll pass a law forcing them to be.

01/15/2014

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Celtics Legend Bill Russell Cited For Having Gun At Airport

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell was cited this week for trying to get on a plane with a loaded gun.

10/19/2013

MBTA Emergency Training Center

MBTA Emergency Training Center Opens

The training center makes use of old trolley tracks in a tunnel that were closed in 1919, by what was then the Boston Elevated Railway.

06/13/2013

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9/11 Victims’ Families Relieved TSA Will Not Allow Knives On Planes

The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it was doing away with a plan to allow passengers to carry small knives and some other formerly banned items onto planes.

06/05/2013

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TSA Drops Plan To Allow Pocket Knives On Airplanes

The government has dropped its plan to allow travelers to carry small pocket knives, bats and golf clubs onto planes.

06/05/2013

Gary Lapierre

We’re All In This Together………..

Love the picture of him, 48-hours before becoming the leader of a few billion Catholics around the world, checking out of his hotel room, carrying his own bags, paying the bar bill before heading for the Vatican to vote for someone else. Probably can’t take the bus to this job anymore!!!! Kidding!!!!

03/15/2013

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Markey Pushing To Continue Ban On Knives Aboard Airplanes

Congressman Ed Markey is pushing new legislation that would continue the ban on knives aboard commercial airplanes

03/12/2013

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All Things Travel: Transportation Agencies Begin New Era Of Cooperation

A new era of cooperation between Massachusetts state transportation agencies will begin Thursday at Logan Airport.

11/15/2012

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I-Team: Woman Says TSA Agent Stole Jewels At Logan Airport

Terri Ivester was on her way to a family christening in Chicago when she ran into a snag at the security checkpoint at Logan Airport.

10/26/2012

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