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Introduction of 100% checked baggage screening. (News Briefs: North America Report).(Brief Article)

Introduction of 100% checked baggage screening at most of the 429 largest US airports became effective Jan. 1 with relatively few incidents or significant delays. The Transportation Security Administration used a number of methods to comply with the federal mandate for screening, including explosive detection systems, trace detection, bomb-sniffing dogs and hand inspection of baggage. …

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