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Airport screener misses butcher knife

A security screener at Newark Liberty International Airport failed to spot a butcher knife in a passenger’s pocketbook and was removed from the post for retraining, officials said. Katrina Bell, 27, had cleared security and was waiting with her sister to board a flight on Saturday morning when she discovered she was carrying a knife. Bell had put the knife in her bag “just in case” before going on a blind date earlier that week, her sister and travel companion, Tikisha Bell Gowens, 30, said in The Sunday Star-Ledger of Newark. “She said to me, ‘Oh my God, I have this butcher knife in my pocketbook,'” Bell Gowens said. “My first thought was, ‘They’re going to think we’re terrorists.'” Full Story

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