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Suspicious Package Alert - Looooong Wait At Long Beach
Hundreds of weary, would-be passengers are wandering through parking lots or holed up in their planes at the Long Beach Airport thanks to something suspicious found in a piece of screened luggage. The bomb squad and their lil robot were called to the scene.
The terminal and boarding lounges have been closed
and outbound flights have been postponed, airport spokeswoman
Sharon Diggs-Jackson said. The airport is still receiving incoming
flights, but passengers will be kept on the planes, she said.
The evacuation was ordered about 9:30 a.m. after airport security
guards found a suspicious piece of luggage, she said.
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