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TSA canine unit inspector Brandy Smith walks with Guiness, a 7-year-old Lab mix, as the TSA explosives detection dog checks passengers and luggage in the Airside C Terminal at Tampa International Airport on Friday. Canine teams are one of several layers of security at the airport, where 49 firearms were stopped from being carried on flights last year. [WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times]

Number of guns discovered at Tampa International Airport on the rise

TAMPA — Yes, that's my gun, and I forgot it was there. That's probably the last thing a traveler at Tampa International Airport wants to say while rushing to make a flight, but it's happening more and more often at the airport. Last year, Transportation Security Administration officers discovered 49 guns on passeng …

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