TSA Public Affairs spokesperson Lisa Farbstein shares transportation security information and tidbits.

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This is a lovely knife, but not @ a #TSA checkpoint. It delayed passengers @ a Newark checkpoint, this morning.

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These martial arts throwing stars (blades) were caught by #TSA officers in a traveler's carry-on bag at BWI.

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See this kitchen knife? It belongs in the kitchen, not an airplane. #TSA stopped it at EWR checkpiont htis morning

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Replica/toy guns look real in X-ray machines and these delayed the #TSA security line at ALB yesterday.

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Magazine clips are a no-no at checkpoints. #TSA stopped these @ EWR today. PAPD took care of the handcuffs too.

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Military veterans with new service dogs received expedited screening through #TSA's checkpoint at #JFK yesterday.

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#TSA stopped bullet-knife @ LGA chkpt. If it has "bullet" and "knife" in its name, best not bring it to an airport

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Same shotgun outside of golf bag @ DTW. This is how to fly safely with your firearm: http://tinyurl.com/bjhv53n

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Jamming a shotgun into your golf bag is NOT the proper way to fly with a firearm. #TSA saw this at DTW last week.

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#TSA at Washington Dulles Int'l spotted this 60 mm mortar round in checked baggage last week. Luckily it was inert

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#TSA at Washington Dulles Int'l Airport stopped this stun gun at a checkpoint last week.

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#TSA at BWI stopped this loaded gun from getting on board a plane last week in passenger's carry-on bag.

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Take a good look. It's a replica firearm, but could cause panic on a plane. #TSA at stopped it last week.

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#TSA officers at Washington-Dulles detected this sword artfully concealed inside the cane of a traveler last week.

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#TSA at #DCA caught a traveler trying to sneak this pellet gun & supply of pellets through a checkpoint today.

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#TSA at #Dulles caught this key with a knife concealed inside of it. A handy gadget, but not at a checkpoint.

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Looked like REAL machine gun in a #TSA x-ray . Don't hold up checkpoint lines by putting toy guns in carry-ons

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Holy cow! This #switchblade cleverly designed to look like a cross didn't fool #TSA officers at last week.

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#TSA at stopped this spring-loaded brass knuckles/knife combo weapon at a checkpoint. Man arrested by .

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Ridgefield,CT, woman stopped by #TSA at #JFK checkpoint with this pepper spray in her carry-on bag yesterday.

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