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TSA seeks explosives to train canine team

August 9, 2012

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August 9, 2012
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  • TSA seeks explosives to train canine team
    The Transportation Security Administration plans to buy 1,400 pounds of explosives for its canine training program. Bids are due on Aug. 13. “TSA’s National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program prepares dogs and handlers to serve on the front lines of America’s War on Terror,” the TSA said on its website. “These very effective, mobile teams can quickly locate and identify dangerous materials that may present a threat to transportation systems. Just as important, they can quickly rule out the presence of dangerous materials in unattended packages, structures or vehicles, allowing the free and efficient flow of commerce.” Government Security News (8/8) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Poll finds 54% of Americans think TSA does a good job
    More than half of Americans surveyed believe that the Transportation Security Administration is doing a good or excellent job, with younger Americans having more postive opinions about the TSA than older Americans, according to a Gallup poll. Meanwhile, 41% of the invdividuals surveyed believe that current screening procedures are preventing terrorism. Gallup surveyed 1,041 adults who live in the U.S. Gallup.com (8/8), Politico (Washington, D.C.) (8/8) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Dallas airport
    A bomb threat to a commercial flight prompted officials to evacuate part of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Wednesday. The airport said it received a threat to an American Airlines flight between Austin-Burgstrom International Airport and Dallas after travelers had deplaned. The plane was towed to an isolated area. Nothing was found after two sweeps. It was unclear how many flights were threatened — the TSA said two flights were threatened, while the airline said the threat was directed at one flight and another was checked as a precaution. KXAS-TV (Dallas-Fort Worth) (8/9) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • A US Airways-American merger would cut competition, report says
    A recent report says a merger between US Airways and American Airlines would reduce competition and could lead to higher fares for passengers. The report was co-produced by the American Antitrust Institute and the Business Travel Coalition. An American Airlines representative declined to comment on the report; US Airways President Scott Kirby says a merged airline would offer more options for travelers. Bloomberg (8/8), Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) (8/8), Air Transport World (8/8) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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