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TSA reports record number of firearms recovered during airport screenings in 2014

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TSA screeners recovered a record number of firearms during airport screening last year.

According to the Department of Homeland Security, screeners discovered over 2-thousand firearms, most of them loaded.

That averages out to about six per day and 22-percent more than the previous year.

The top five airports for firearm discoveries, Dallas/Forth Worth, Atlanta, Phoenix, Houston and Denver.

The number one passenger excuse, they forgot they had firearms with them.

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