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Terminal evacuated at Birmingham airport
CNN ^ | November 3, 2013 | CNN

Posted on 11/03/2013 3:46:29 PM PST by machogirl

At link per FR

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: airport; airportsecurity; alabama; birmingham; bomb; evacuated; evacuation; terrorism
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Bomb threat. Unspecific to Airline. Reportedly tower evac also.
1 posted on 11/03/2013 3:46:29 PM PST by machogirl
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To: machogirl

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/342295-bhm-airport-evacuated-over-suspicious-package/

Twitter feed also at above link


2 posted on 11/03/2013 3:47:25 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl

For goodness sakes!


3 posted on 11/03/2013 3:51:37 PM PST by HollyB
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To: machogirl

Per Alabamas13.com, a suspicious package was found.

Flights diverted.


4 posted on 11/03/2013 3:55:47 PM PST by TomGuy (.)
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To: HollyB

News just reporting now, but it has gone on for a couple hours. One report has the airport opening now. (not sure how accurate that is)


5 posted on 11/03/2013 3:55:58 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: TomGuy
Per Alabamas13.com, a suspicious package was found.

Not Algore again!

6 posted on 11/03/2013 3:56:38 PM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: machogirl
If you like your air travel, you will be able to keep your air travel. Period.

If you like your "freedom of movement", you will be able to keep your "freedom of movement". Period.


7 posted on 11/03/2013 3:57:29 PM PST by OwenKellogg (Fundamental transformation sucks.)
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To: TomGuy
a suspicious package was found.

The 3.5 inch disks that the Obamacare.com code is contained on....

8 posted on 11/03/2013 3:57:42 PM PST by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: machogirl

Time to arm Obama’s SA is coming!


9 posted on 11/03/2013 3:57:55 PM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: TomGuy

thanks, the airport link is showing delayed, diverted, and recovery (whatever recovery is?)

http://www.flybirmingham.com/


10 posted on 11/03/2013 3:57:55 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: TomGuy

Americans now live in fear of packages. Call out the bomb squad! Use all those expensive toys we paid for!


11 posted on 11/03/2013 3:58:26 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: machogirl

I have yet to see a package actually be suspicious, at least in our country.


12 posted on 11/03/2013 3:58:39 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: machogirl

No one except the IRA announces that there is a bomb.

Always false.

The hoaxters have been handed incredible power due to the authomatic “EVACUATE” response.


13 posted on 11/03/2013 4:00:13 PM PST by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: machogirl

Just another isolate event. /sarcasm


14 posted on 11/03/2013 4:00:20 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: machogirl

No one except the IRA announces that there is a bomb.

Always false.

The hoaxters have been handed incredible power due to the automatic “EVACUATE” response.


15 posted on 11/03/2013 4:01:11 PM PST by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: machogirl

The airport says on its Facebook page that “ law enforcement officials are responding
to a threat received around 4pm ( Central time) The terminal has been evacuated” .
The FBI’s bomb techs and Joint Terrorism Task Force are working with the Birmingham
Police Department and airport authority to try and “ resolve the situation”. There
are also reports of a suspicious package found in the airport.

http://www.wsav.com/story/23864630/bomb-threat-shuts-down-birmingham-al-airport


16 posted on 11/03/2013 4:06:24 PM PST by deport
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To: machogirl

Some updated posts

http://inagist.com/all/397132418643021825/


17 posted on 11/03/2013 4:06:40 PM PST by HollyB
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To: HollyB

@spann : “@JohnTalbot: @spann Atlanta Center, who control the airspace from 11K feet & above, are having the smaller planes land at Bessemer…” 27 minutes ago more »

@spann : “@JohnTalbot: @spann The last time I can recall for the Bham Control Tower to be closed was for the Blizzard of 93.” 33 minutes ago more »


18 posted on 11/03/2013 4:08:12 PM PST by HollyB
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To: OwenKellogg

funny and sad at the same time.


19 posted on 11/03/2013 4:08:33 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
I have yet to see a package actually be suspicious ...


20 posted on 11/03/2013 4:09:30 PM PST by WVKayaker ("Because nothing says “rugged individualism” like heavy-handed big government.../sarc" -Sarah Pali)
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To: Dr. Ursus

I can just imagine.


21 posted on 11/03/2013 4:09:32 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Weird. Different outlets saying package, note?


22 posted on 11/03/2013 4:10:31 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: lightman

You are right. Terrorists really don’t need to do much to get anything to screech to a halt.


23 posted on 11/03/2013 4:11:22 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl

Birmingham UK?


24 posted on 11/03/2013 4:11:34 PM PST by omega4179
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To: bmwcyle

never know what’s a “test” and what isn’t anymore.


25 posted on 11/03/2013 4:12:46 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: deport

thank you. i wonder what’s in the package?


26 posted on 11/03/2013 4:15:32 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: nascarnation

a suspicious package was found.
The 3.5 inch disks that the Obamacare.com code is contained on....

7inch black floppies and holarith cards.

(Remember those?)


27 posted on 11/03/2013 4:15:42 PM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: HollyB

thank you!


28 posted on 11/03/2013 4:16:16 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: WVKayaker

oh yuck


29 posted on 11/03/2013 4:17:24 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: omega4179

Oopsy, Alabama


30 posted on 11/03/2013 4:18:02 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: maine yankee

I did some programming back in the 60s on punch cards but that was the IBM era. Hollerith was a bit even before that I think.


31 posted on 11/03/2013 4:18:32 PM PST by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: machogirl

You’re welcome. But, it looks like you were on top of this as the airport is reopening like you said.


32 posted on 11/03/2013 4:19:57 PM PST by HollyB
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To: HollyB

Glad it is reopening.


33 posted on 11/03/2013 4:23:06 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: OwenKellogg

Intriguing point. Is it still possible to walk across America without interacting with the authorities/constabulary?

Shanks mare might end up being the only way a free person gets around.

KYPD


34 posted on 11/03/2013 4:23:34 PM PST by petro45acp (It's a fabian thing.....how do you boil a frog? How's that water feelin right about now?)
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To: omega4179

“Birmingham UK?”

Given the location of the TV stations reporting it I think it is Birmingham Alabama.

(The place the town in the UK was named after S/O)


35 posted on 11/03/2013 4:30:45 PM PST by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: WVKayaker

Awesome, lol.


36 posted on 11/03/2013 4:33:28 PM PST by ToastedHead
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Packages are generally trusting by nature.


37 posted on 11/03/2013 4:38:00 PM PST by EandH Dad (sleeping giants wake up REALLY grumpy)
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To: ToastedHead; machogirl
I couldn't resist. At least it wasn't Borat!


38 posted on 11/03/2013 4:44:28 PM PST by WVKayaker ("Because nothing says "rugged individualism" like heavy-handed big government.../sarc" -Sarah Palin)
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To: maine yankee

IIRC, they were 8 inch floppies.


39 posted on 11/03/2013 4:47:00 PM PST by BwanaNdege (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. J.F. Kennedy)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

“I have yet to see a package actually be suspicious, at least in our country.”

Hey, consider yourself lucky.

This package was beyond suspicious. All the other packages were calling him silly, paranoid, and even coward.

Things were really heating up fast, when some of the big packages started pushing him around - hard. That’s all it took. The little guy blew his top - and blasted all the other packages to smithereens.


40 posted on 11/03/2013 4:50:49 PM PST by RebelTex (Soli Deo Gloria, "To God alone the glory")
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To: BwanaNdege
IIRC, they were 8 inch floppies.

This thread is useless without pics....

41 posted on 11/03/2013 4:53:08 PM PST by spokeshave (While Zero plays silly card games like Spades - Putin plays for keeps.)
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To: spokeshave

42 posted on 11/03/2013 4:57:24 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: spokeshave
This thread is useless without pics...

Like this???


43 posted on 11/03/2013 5:00:02 PM PST by BwanaNdege (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. J.F. Kennedy)
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To: BwanaNdege

hi-tech stuff


44 posted on 11/03/2013 5:01:22 PM PST by GeronL
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To: WVKayaker

What has been seen cannot be unseen, dammit.


45 posted on 11/03/2013 5:03:18 PM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: HollyB

Its just the TSA being diligent....zzzzz


46 posted on 11/03/2013 5:24:09 PM PST by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: JLS; bamahead; EdReform; saleman; Southack; kosciusko51; Bryan24; blam; Jemian; alancarp; ...

Ping to the Alabama list. Perhaps those in the area can give us more details?


47 posted on 11/03/2013 8:39:41 PM PST by Jemian (I do my best editing just after I hit the "post" button.)
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To: WVKayaker

my EYES, my EYES!

Sweet Jesus.


48 posted on 11/03/2013 8:52:08 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: maine yankee
a suspicious package was found.
The 3.5 inch disks that the Obamacare.com code is contained on....

According to the NY Slimes, the ObamaCare website consists of 500 million lines of code (supposedly about five times the size of a typical large bank's codebase). You can't even store anywhere close to 500m bits on a 3.5-inch floppy, much less lines of code.

“Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.” — Mr Bill

49 posted on 11/03/2013 9:15:19 PM PST by cynwoody
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What has been seen cannot be unseen

Thanks for nuttin’


50 posted on 11/04/2013 5:48:28 AM PST by NY.SS-Bar9 (Those that vote for a living outnumber those that work for one.)
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