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Posted at 2:42 PM ET, 02/26/2011

2 BWI checkpoints briefly shut

By The Associated Press

Two security checkpoints at Baltimore's Thurgood Marshall Airport were shut down for more than a half hour because of improper screening of passengers.

A spokesman for the Transportation Security Administration says the checkpoints were closed from about 8:40 a.m. Saturday until 9:20 a.m. TSA spokesman Michael McCarty said the checkpoints were shut “out of caution” but did not elaborate.

The checkpoints serve Southwest Airlines.

By The Associated Press  | February 26, 2011; 2:42 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland, Traffic and Transportation  
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