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TSA sending 5 full-body scanners to Sea-Tac

SEATAC, Wash. - Sea-Tac Airport expects to install five full-body scanners this year.

They are part of the 150 the Transportation Security Administration plans to distribute at the nation's airports to step up passenger screening.
     
The full-body scans allow screeners to see through clothing to spot weapons.
     
Spokeswoman Teri Anne Betancourt told KIRO Radio TSA agents will decide who to scan at airport security checkpoints.

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