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TSA to Tighten Screening of Electronics at 10 Airports, Including LA, Boston and Fort Lauderdale

Airports in Texas Michigan also are on the list

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    TSA to Tighten Screening of Electronics at 10 Airports, Including LA, Boston and Fort Lauderdale
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    If you think going through security lines at airports is already a hassle, be prepared: It could get worse.

    The Transportation Security Administration is testing tighter screening of carry-on bags at 10 U.S. airports, including those in Boston, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale and Lubbock, Texas. The agency could expand the new procedures to other airports, CNBC reported.

    What's changed?

    "Travelers will be asked to place electronics larger than a cell phone in a bin separately for X-ray screening. TSA officers may also advise travelers to place other carry-on items separately in a bin," said Darby LaJoye, TSA assistant administrator for security operations.

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    The affected airports are:

    • Boise Airport (BOI)
    • Colorado Springs Airport (COS)
    • Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)
    • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
    • Logan International Airport (BOS)
    • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
    • Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB)
    • Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU)
    • McCarran International Airport (LAS)
    • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)