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TSA delays policy permitting knives onboard

A Transportation Security Administration policy scheduled to go into effect this week, which would have allowed passengers to carry pocket knives onto planes, has been temporarily put on hold. The temporary delay, while coinciding with the wake of the Boston bombings, had been urged by a number of parties in the aviation industry concerned by the policy, which would permit pocket knives, golf clubs, hockey knives and replica bats on flights. "Flight attendants, who had opposed allowing small knives on planes from the beginning, said they were working hard to make the temporary delay a permanent ban," Politico reported.

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