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U.S.-bound German Plane Lands in Dublin After Alert
Other NewsA Lufthansa plane heading to the United States from Germany made an unscheduled landing in Ireland on Friday after the airline received a call saying there was a suspect device on board, Dublin airport authority said.

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Airport Applies to be a Qualified Contractor for SPP (Opt-Out)
Airport NewsAccording to the American Association of Airport Executives, one -- count 'em: one -- airport has thus far applied for the Transportation Security Administration’s Screening Partnership Program. TSA began accepting applications to the SPP on November 19, 2004.

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Sacramento Screeners See Higher Cash Awards
TSA ScreenersSome screeners at Sacramento International Airport got a very welcome surpise earlier this week. At a recent Town Hall meeting held by Acting Federal Security Director Ron Pelayo, some TSA employees received cash awards of as much as $1,000.

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President Nominates Bernard Kerik as Secretary of Homeland Security
Capitol NewsPhoto of President Bush announcing Bernand Kerik as his nominee for DHS SecretaryThe following is a transcript of the press conference held at the White House today, in the Roosevelt Room. It cinludes remarks by President Geroge W. Bush and DHS Secretary nominee Bernard Kerik.

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Kerik Picked by Bush for Homeland Security Post
Other NewsBernard Kerik, a former New York City police officer who rose to commissioner and guided the city's response to the Sept. 11 attacks, was picked by President George W. Bush to be the second U.S. homeland security secretary.

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DHS Mum on Annual Awards
Editorial ColumnsThe Department of Homeland Security held its first annual DHS Awards ceremony yesterday at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC (at 2 p.m., to be precise). And yet there were conspicuously few mentions of this event in the media.

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DHS Announces Over $2.5 Billion in Grants Nationwide
Homeland Security NewsSecretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge today announced the recipients of $1.66 billion in grants to states and an additional $855 million in grants to urban areas to fund first responders and support state and local resources necessary to prevent, respond and recover from acts of terrorism and other disasters.

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DOT Issues Remaining Funds For Airports Damaged by Hurricanes
Dept. of Transportation NewsU.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will fund repairs at 12 additional airports damaged by hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne.

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Getting Over the Ridge
Other NewsOutgoing secretary of Homeland Security leaves big hole to fill

Tom Ridge, the seventh member of the Bush Cabinet to resign, deserves special recognition for the yeoman job he did as the nation's first secretary of Homeland Security.

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TV Reporter Fools Airport Security
Other News(United Kingdom) An undercover reporter has revealed a major security lapse at Heathrow airport by repeatedly entering restricted areas.

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Announcement of Coast Guard Selectees for the Secretarys First Annual Dept. of Homeland Security Awards
Homeland Security News The Secretary of Homeland Security has selected the following Coast Guard personnel who will be recognized at the first annual DHS Awards ceremony to be held on 2 December 2004, at the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC, beginning at 1400.

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Gun-carrying Tafuna Airport Officer Fined
Other News(Samoa) A lieutenant in the Tafuna International Airport security police has found himself on the wrong side of the law in Samoa.

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Woman Misses Flight for Slapping Security
Airport NewsA woman trying to leave Fargo’s Hector International Airport missed her flight Wednesday for slapping a security supervisor with her boarding pass, police said.

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Hunting Season Plagues Airport
Other NewsThe hunting season traditionally brings a dramatic increase in firearms and ammunition violations at Pittsburgh International Airport.

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So Many Trophies, So Little Reason
Other NewsAnother year has gone by and I have no awards to show for it; but that's OK with me because I didn't do anything to deserve special recognition. This attitude doesn't mean I'm opposed to rewarding people for outstanding performances on the job, in school, or in community service.

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Airports Are Getting More Complicated
Other NewsHave you noticed? For those of us who traveled out of town for Thanksgiving, as I did during my annual pilgrimage to be with family in Tucson - airports have become rather complicated places. I mean, even more complicated than before.

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Slain BSO Deputy, Partner Get First Homeland Security Valor Awards
Other NewsSlain Broward Sheriff's Office Detective Todd Fatta, his wounded partner and a federal immigration officer Thursday afternoon were awarded the nation's first Department of Homeland Security Secretary's Awards for Valor.

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GovBenefits.gov Helps Make Holidays Brighter For Those in Need
Capitol NewsWeb Site Helps Citizens Determine Possible Eligibility for Benefits

As the weather grows cooler, many greet the coming winter months with anticipation of family gatherings, good food and the exchange of gifts. For others, the winter can be particularly challenging, with higher heating costs, the need for warmer clothes and other financial pressures.

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Bush to Tap Kerik for Security Chief
Other NewsN.Y.’s former top cop would succeed Ridge, sources tell NBC News

President Bush will nominate former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik to succeed Tom Ridge as secretary of homeland security, NBC News reported Thursday.

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Hot off the press! The Government Standard, Nov/Dec 2004
AFGE Union NewsThe December, 2004, issue of the Government Standard, a newsletter of the American Federation of Government Employees, has been posted on AFGE's web site.

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Miami AFSD Relieved Following "Promotions for Sex" Allegations
TSA ScreenersAsst. Security Director Relieved Of Duties

According to WPLG Local 10 News in Miami, a high-ranking official in the Transportation Security Administration at Miami International Airport has been relieved of duty following allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Gun Man Jailed for Sparking Airport Security Scare
Other NewsA man who sparked a major security alert at Coventry Airport when he was caught with a loaded pistol stored an arsenal of illegal weapons and ammunition at this home.

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TSA Progress Slow on NBAA’s Security Program
Other NewsThe head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has said that he fully supports NBAA’s Transportation Security Administration Access Certificate (TSAAC) initiative, but the business aviation association remains frustrated by the TSA’s lack of progress in expanding the effort to increase the benefits of the TSAAC initiative.

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Flight Delays Increase in October 2004
Dept. of Transportation NewsThe nation’s largest airlines experienced a higher rate of flight delays in October 2004 than in both September 2004 and October 2003, according to the Air Travel Consumer Report released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

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TSA and OSI Systems to Deploy Material Specific System to Inspect Containerized Air Cargo Utilizing Revolutionary PFNA Technology
Other NewsOSI Systems, Inc. today announced that its Ancore division has entered into an agreement with the Transportation Security Administration ("TSA") under which the TSA has awarded $8 million in partial funding towards the installation and testing of Ancore's PFNA™ ("Pulse Fast Neutron Analysis") system for the bulk inspection of containerized air cargo.

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