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Absences among U.S. airport screeners jump as shutdown drags on

Reuters India Monday, 14 January 2019
Unscheduled absences among federal airport security screeners jumped on Sunday, forcing a checkpoint and ticket counter to close in Houston, as a partial government shutdown that has frozen pay checks moved into its 23rd day.
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News video: BWI Workers Rally To Protest Shutdown In Solidarity With TSA Workers

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Inside the airport, security lines are moving at the usual pace, but on day 26- with no resolution- and there for no paychecks in sight for screeners at the region's busiest airport, passengers are worried the shutdown could cause a slowdown there eventually.

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