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Channel 2 NewsThe Transportation Security Administration (TSA) held a press conference Tuesday at Ted Stevens International Airport to announce the opening of a TSA "Pre-Check" lane at the the South security checkpoint. Passengers, who qualify for the Pre-Check...
Channel 2 NewsUpdate: According to unofficial election results from the Division of Elections, longtime Alaska Congressman Don Young will return to the D.C. for his 21st term – marking over 40 years in office. It was essentially no contest with Republican Don...
Tags: Don Young, Politics, Jim McDermott, Elections, Republican Party
Channel 2 NewsWe all know how it works: if you want to fly you have to take off your shoes, belt, jacket and go through a long security line. But what if you didn't have to? Four airlines that fly into the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport -- Alaska, Delta,...
Tags: U.S. Airways
Larry MargasakHouse members of both parties say the agency in charge of airport and port anti-terrorist screening uses ineffective tactics and treats travelers rudely. Officials of the Transportation Security Administration told a hearing Monday they had made...
Tags: Security Measures, Rentals
The Associated PressState Rep. Sharon Cissna, who made national headlines last year for refusing an airport security pat-down, plans to run for Alaska's lone U.S. House seat. Sharon Cissna says she's not running against anyone but running to advance ideas. She says she...
Tags: Don Young, Sharon Cissna
Channel 2 NewsSen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) made an interesting remark this week on Capitol Hill about Alaska, the Transportation Security Administration and the kuspuk -- the loose, often colorful, traditional Alaska Native shirt. She said during a Senate hearing...
Tags: Lisa Murkowski
Channel 2 NewsAir travelers over the age of 75 soon may not have to remove their shoes or light jackets to clear security in a test program at four U.S. airports. The Transportation Security Administration announced the change Wednesday. It's one of several new...
Channel 2 NewsNearly everyone has at least rolled their eyes while going through airport security, now an Alaska lawmaker -- who had a bad experience -- wants to tell the Transportation Security Administration "hands off." Last year, State Rep. Sharon Cissna (D-...
Channel 2 NewsNew body scanners incorporating advanced imaging technology are now installed at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The scanners will look for metallic and nonmetallic threats,...
Channel 2 NewsThe Transportation Security Administration is taking issue with a TV ad produced by state Rep. Chris Tuck who says images are being stored by full body scanners at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport that were installed in December. Tuck, an...
Channel 2 NewsNew body scanners were demonstrated on Friday at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. There are four Advanced Imaging Technology units at the airport and the Transportation Security Administration says they each cost $150,000. The units will...
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Travel
Channel 2 NewsSen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) said he's pleased airport security officials are listening to Alaskans’ concerns about the controversial pat-downs that some travelers say are just too invasive. Begich joined Scott Johnson, TSA general manager for...
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