November 24, 2010 6:34 AM

TSA gives pat-downs, but no body scans at Alaska airports

No body-scanning machines will be installed at Alaska's airport security gates this year, according to federal officials. On the other hand, many Alaska travelers can expect to get frisked by airport security agents over the holiday season -- especially if they forget to remove items that can trigger metal detectors, or, if they have implants or external medical devices that trigger the detectors.

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