Nine people in Reston and Herndon Virginia were arrested for being drunk in a bar (not for causing a disturbance or driving). “If the law says that if you are in a public location and intoxicated, you are subject to arrest,” said Lt. Tor Bennett of the Reston District of the Fairfax County Police Department.
Saw this the other day but haven’t been posting as much as I should… Northwest Airlines is joining America West in testing selling food on board.
Man removed from plane for making sexual comments to an airport security worker. After being detained, Sheriff’s deputies determined he hadn’t broken any laws. He was released and placed on a later flight. She says: Kelly Nobles, Transportation Security Administration screener at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, told police that Goldstein looked at her Wednesday and asked, Are you a real blonde?” Goldstein also said, If you and me were to have sex, I would want you to keep your uniform on,” according to a police report. Other screeners also heard the remarks. Nobles told police she felt really uncomfortable and began to cry.” He says: He said he simply asked the woman how often she is propositioned on the job, then continued talking to a group of men about porn star Ron Jeremy.
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The TSA has blocked screeners from unionizing, citing security as a reason to forego the kinds of red tape that come along with a unionized work force. The American Federation of Government Employees AFL-CIO is challenging the decision. (Links via TAPPED.)
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Lufthansa is offering 500 miles for registering your email address with them (under “your profile” in the Miles & More section of their website). Delta is also offering miles for switching to online statements.
All DC-area residents should read Tony Woodlief’s important instructions for riding Metro or risk having “your next-of-kin…retrieve a battered, heel-marked corpse from Metro Security.”