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Twin Peaks Assemblyman Tries To Bring Loaded Gun Onto Flight

A Republican lawmaker in California who previously sought the right to carry a loaded weapon inside the state Capitol has been cited for trying to bring a loaded handgun onto a Sacramento-bound flight.


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New Terminal At John Wayne Airport Fails Security Certification

John Wayne Airport officials hope to have a glitch in its baggage handling system in the new terminal, which opened Monday, fixed by the end of the month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2011

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Southwest Flight Makes Unscheduled Landing After Cockpit Scuffle

A man has been arrested after witnesses reported that he became unruly while aboard a Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Los Angeles to Kansas City.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2011

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‘L Word’ Star Removed From Southwest Flight For ‘Excessive’ Kissing

A lesbian actress who starred in the Showtime cable show “The L Word” says she was escorted off a Southwest Airlines flight for kissing a woman, while the airline says it was excessive and drew customer complaints.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2011

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Woman Arrested At Burbank Airport With Loaded Gun

Authorities have arrested a woman at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank after a loaded handgun was found in her carry-on bag.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2011

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Southwest Airlines Finds Cracks In More Planes

Southwest Airlines Co. said Tuesday it finished inspecting its grounded older planes and five of them have cracks in the aluminum skin.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/05/2011

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Stocks Edge Higher On Deals, Commodities Prices

Stocks are edging higher in midday trading at the start of the last full week before the next round of corporate earnings reports begin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2011

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Cracks Found In 3 More Southwest Planes

Inspectors have found small, subsurface cracks in two more Southwest Airlines planes that are similar to the cracks that caused a jetliner to lose pressure and make a harrowing emergency landing in Arizona, the airline said Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2011

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Southwest Airlines Cancels 300 Flights Sunday

Southwest Airlines said it has cancelled 300 flights on Sunday as the airline continues its inspection of 79 of its Boeing 737 aircraft, in the aftermath of an emergency landing of one of its planes two days earlier.


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Southwest Cancels 300 Flights As It Inspects Jets

Southwest Airlines says it will have to cancel about 300 flights Saturday as it sidelines some of its older planes for inspection.


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Southwest Joins Other US Airlines In Raising Fares

Southwest Airlines Co. has joined a sweeping increase of $10 in the price of many domestic round-trip airfares, citing the need to offset high fuel prices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2011

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Passenger Finds Ammunition Clip On Flight From Burbank

A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight found a fully loaded ammunition clip belonging to police officer’s service revolver during a flight from Burbank, Calif., to Phoenix Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/23/2010