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New Airport Body Scanners Could Reveal More About You Than You Realize

If you think airport security screenings are already too invasive, you probably won’t like this.

Within the next couple of years, the Department of Homeland Security will begin using laser-based molecular scanners at airports and border crossings. And what they reveal could surprise you.

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Don’t Drink and Drive, Especially Now

On an average weekend, drinking too much and getting behind the wheel is a bad idea.

But this weekend, over the busy 4th of July travel holiday, your chances of going to jail are even greater.

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Irate Flight Attendant Rants and Raves at Passengers

Nearly two years after Steven Slater’s epic freak-out in which he rode an emergency chute to freedom after an altercation with a passenger, another flight attendant has allegedly gone off the deep end.

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Hotel May be Nice, but Don’t Touch Anything

You expect hotels and the nicer "brand name" roadside motels to be clean and healthy places to stay, but don't bet on it. Researchers at the University of Houston School of Hotel and Restaurant Management say hotel rooms are nowhere as clean as they look, and they can even make you sick.

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Where are the Most Dangerous Intersections in Lufkin?

It’s the beginning of a holiday weekend, YAY! And the beginning of people in your way on the road and aggressive drivers ticking you off. Who will present the biggest problem on the road today? It’s those darn red light runners.

We’ve probably all had the experience of sitting at a red light that turns green, signaling our chance to go, and all of a sudden a car zooms through from the other direction. Near miss! Red light runners cause accidents all the time, and it turns out today is one of their favorite days to do it.

And what are the most dangerous intersections in Lufkin?

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Fake Tweet Gets Doctor Kicked off Cruise Ship

A Tennessee neurosurgeon was kicked off a Carnival Cruise Lines ship in Galveston, after a tweet from an impostor account claimed the doctor was planning a bio-terrorism attack on the ship.  Worse, even when it was clear that the doctor was innocent, he wasn't allowed back on the ship.

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A Long Commute Hurts Your Health, Researchers Say

Average commute times in Lufkin are between 17 and 19 minutes, according to zipatlas.com. That’s not so bad, compared to much of the country.

It turns out, longer commutes can have a serious health impact over time. This may make you want to move right next door to the office.

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Another Ship Takes the Titanic Route on Its 100th Anniversary and Hits a…Snag

The sinking of the RMS Titanic reached its 100th anniversary and one ship has dared to re-create its route.

But, like the maiden voyage of the ill-fated ship, things haven’t gone smoothly.

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