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Forgot your laptop at airport security? Here's how to get it back
Forgot your laptop at airport security? Here's how to get it back

Fliers leave behind thousands of items each day at airport security checkpoints. Laptops, briefcases, coats, electronic games, cameras, cellphones, tablets, jewelry, baby car seats and more become part of the forgotten booty. Surprisingly, few people make the effort to try to get their stuff back, the Transportation Security Administration says. The agency on Wednesday reported that between July 12 and Aug. 12 at Los Angeles International Airport alone, it found 154 laptops, 98 cellphones, 229 driver's licenses, 18 iPads and 32 wallets. In July, 3,705 items were found at LAX, but only 315 items were returned to fliers. To be clear, these aren't forbidden items confiscated...

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