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Planes and pocketknives

The TSA recently announced they would be allowing pocketknives through airport security and on to planes starting in April. A lot of people are very concerned about the safety repercussions, including the flight attendant unions and some members of Congress. I have tried to stay away from the pocketknife controversy because, honestly, it’s been covered…

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Answering Readers’ Questions: Knitting needles on flights

I recently received a question from Reader M: Like you, I’m a knitter. Is TSA allowing knitting items through now? Great question! After 9-11, there was some pushback about carrying knitting needles onto planes. However, a few years ago the regulations relaxed and knitters are once again allowed to work on their projects while flying.…

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