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TSA Blames United for Comic Book Ban During Comic-Con

Attendees to Comic-Con found they were not allowed to check their comic books in their baggage after Comic-Con this year.  United blamed TSA, though I noted it was strange that only United passengers were tweeting about this problem. TSA has finally commented on the issue to say, “it wasn’t us.” ...

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TSA Bans Comic Books in Checked Luggage for Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con has become so much more than just a comic book convention. But comic books remain the heart and soul of Comic-Con. In addition to attendees being there to buy comic books, vendors flock to Comic-Con to sell their comic books as well. That’s why participants in Comic-Con ...

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NPS’ Senior Lifetime Pass Price Increasing by 700%

The National Park Service offers a lifetime pass for Senior Citizens (defined as 62 and above) for $10 in-person or $20 online. There are reports that the NPS is going to increase the price of this lifetime pass by 700% to $80. From the NPS website, the benefits and terms ...

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Woman Gives Birth on Spirit Flight–Earns Free Flights

A woman gave birth on a Spirit Airlines flight last week destined for Dallas-Fort Worth.  The flight, which departed from Fort Lauderdale, did not make it to DFW.  Instead, the flight made an emergency landing in New Orleans after a woman gave birth to a baby in the cabin. According ...

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One out of 1,300 Pilots Failed Random Breathalyzer Tests

According to the Financial Express, 224 pilots and crew members failed random breathalyzer tests in India in 2016 (on the rise from 2015). This article led me to look up the general statistic.  And while it is less than 1%, it still means that 1 out of about every 1,300 pilots ...

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