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FLL Expects 528,000 Passengers Over Thanksgiving

With a little more than a week until the Thanksgiving holiday season, airports around the country are preparing for the annual onslaught of travelers.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

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Growing Mound Will Help FLL Air Traffic

South Florida is certainly not known for its mountains, but now we have a new one, sort of. It’s a man-made mound that will top out at six stories high and there’s enough dirt packed in here that you could fill Marlins Stadium two and a half times.

CBS4–01/16/2013

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American Airlines Workers Prepare For Possible Layoffs

American Airlines employees are hoping for the best 24 hours after the company sent out more than 11,000 layoff warning notices, including more than 1,500 in Florida.

CBS Miami–09/19/2012

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Ft. Lauderdale Airport Terminal Open After Brief Evacuation

Terminal 2 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport is back in business after passengers and employees were forced to evacuate.

CBS4–05/18/2012

Lenore Zimmerman, 85, said she was strip searched at JFK airport.  (Source: CBS4)

S. Fla. Grandma Says She Was Strip Searched At JFK

A grandmother who winters in Florida and was heading to Fort Lauderdale said Saturday she was injured and humiliated after a strip search on by agents at JFK Airport.

CBS4–12/03/2011

Something as small as a ring can set off a TSA scanner. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Europe Bans Body Scanners Used At U.S. Airports

Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport have been out front in using full body scanners for security. Now the question is will that change after the European Union announced it has banned X-ray body scanners.

CBS4–11/17/2011

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Broward Commission Approves Airport Settlement

Broward County commissioners have taken the final step in putting the legal issue over a runway expansion project at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to bed.

CBS4–10/25/2011

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Airport Close Calls Cause Federal Action

The number of close calls at our nation’s airports has climbed so dramatically it has gotten the attention of Congress; and that has prompted the FAA to try some high tech solutions on the ground at one local airport here in South Florida.

CBS4–10/24/2011

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Security Increases In S. Fla. Ahead Of 9/11 Anniversary

With the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks just a few days away, the U.S. government said Thursday night that a “specific and credible” threat has been discovered by intelligence officials.

CBS4–09/09/2011

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Irene Causing Flight Cancellations At MIA

As Hurricane Irene continues to devastate parts of the Caribbean, travelers are feeling the impact to a small degree at South Florida airports.

CBS4–08/22/2011

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