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TSA: More Weapons Found During W.Va. Airport Checks in 2014


  The Transportation Security Administration is reporting an increase in the number of firearms that were discovered by TSA officers at checkpoints at West Virginia airports.

In 2014, the TSA says 6 firearms were detected at three West Virginia airports. That’s up two firearms from 2013.

At Yeager Airport, four firearms were found by TSA officers in 2014, double the number found in 2013.

At Tri-State Airport in Huntington, two firearms were found. That’s up by one from the previous year.

At Raleigh Airport, officers reported finding no weapons at the checkpoint. One was found in 2013.