CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 13, 2009 |
To James Kelly, the issue is simple: Better morale means improved safety. "They tell us we're at the front line of airline security, but we don't feel we're treated that way," says Kelly, a transport security officer at Los Angeles International Airport and a member of the American Federation of Government Employees. With holiday travel in full throttle, the public is coming into greater contact with Kelly and more than 40,000 airport screeners posted at X-ray machines, checkpoints and elsewhere in terminals nationwide.
March 13, 2006 |
The high school kids, so many of them, couldn't wait to get out of Spokane. They wanted to go to Seattle, with its music and caffeinated culture, leaving their outpost on the other side of the state in the rearview mirror. Adam Morrison made it OK not to leave. He stayed, and the former Gonzaga ball boy made it to the cover of Sports Illustrated at the age of 21. "I've always loved Spokane," Morrison said. "I've always thought it was a good place to grow up.