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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Kansas City International Airport
As suitors across the country line up hoping to land a new Boeing Co. commercial aircraft manufacturing plant and its thousands of high-paying jobs, Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday stressed the company's Show-Me State roots and vowed to compete aggressively against the other bidders.
Uncle Sam is downloading the contents of laptops, cellphones and digital cameras belonging to international travelers. The widespread snooping may help agents discover whether someone illegally downloaded music before boarding a long flight, but it also has chilling implications for personal privacy.
The government has made a change in its policy for patting down young children at airport checkpoints, and more are promised.
Almost five years have passed since Carter Wagoner first envisioned a luxurious antique car towing an Airstream trailer of the same vintage.