TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes
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Knives & Bats on Airplanes
WOODBURY - The TSA has announced that airline passengers can start bringing small knives on planes again after April 25.
Officials say knives must be less than 6 centimeters long and less than a half-inch wide.
Other previously banned items like hockey sticks, golf clubs, and ski poles will also be allowed on board. Box cutters and razor blades, however, will still be confiscated.
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The TSA says the change is for the convenience of the airline screeners.
The heads of several flight attendants unions are calling the move dangerous.