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Government shutdown: TSA absences cause airport delays, terminal closures

USATODAY.com Monday, 14 January 2019
Travel troubles from the government shutdown continue to mount, with some airports closing select security checkpoints to handle staffing shortages.
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News video: Airlines Forced To Consolidate Resources As TSA Officers Call Out Sick Amid Shutdown

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Airline passengers are facing long security lines as unpaid TSA officers have begun calling in sick due to the government shutdown. Staffing shortages led to the closure of an entire terminal at Houston's George Bush International Airport. Local Houston TSA President, Freddie Cuellar, says closing...

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