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Several dozen guns seized at BWI, region's other airports in 2014

More than three dozen guns were seized from passengers flying out of the three airports in the Baltimore-Washington region in 2014, a substantial increase over the previous year. The Transportation Security Administration said Friday that it took 14 guns at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2014, 14 at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and nine at Washington Dulles International Airport. In 2013, 27 guns were seized: 13 at BWI, six at Reagan and eight at Dulles. The rise mirrored a national increase in the number of firearms taken from carry-on luggage at airports across the country last year, which rose from 1,813 in 2013 to 2,212 in 2014, or 22 percent, the TSA said. Part...

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