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After more than a decade of time-consuming security check-ins at airports, Homeland Security has come up with a way to relieve those who fly most.

You don’t have to be a big movie star, politician or general to get through security fast if you’re willing to become a designated PreCheck passenger. Now, in most major U.S. airports, those who’ve volunteered required information in advance can go through the fast line. The information is a barcode print on special boarding passes, and can be quickly scanned by a security officer.

Of course, TSA reserves the right to conduct spot checks and carry-on inspections. And even the PreCheck passengers may occasionally need to take off their shoes and/or get groped or a body scan.

For more info, go to www.tsa.gov/

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