26 September 2006
Reported by: Associated Press
Those partially relaxed anti-terror rules are taking effect today at the nation's airports.
Things like shampoo and toothpaste may be carried on airliners-- but only travel sizes packed in a quart-size, see-through plastic bag.
Travelers also can buy drinks or other liquids inside airport security checkpoints and carry them on board.
The outright ban on such carry-on items was ordered August tenth after an alleged plot to bomb U-S-bound jetliners was foiled.
One passenger at Reagan National Airport in Washington says the restrictions have been a "colossal pain'' but a woman traveling through Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport wasn't happy to hear the rules are being eased. She says, "You can't have enough security.''
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