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TSA plans to fire 25 employees, suspend 19 for improper screening of bags at Newark airport | NJ.com

NEWARK — Capping a yearlong investigation prompted by reports of theft in a baggage room at Newark Liberty International Airport, federal aviation officials moved to fire 25 employees today and suspend 19 others for failing to ensure that checked bags were being screened adequately.

The 44 Newark employees served with termination or suspension proposals, combined with eight dismissals proposed in June under the same investigation, make it the largest personnel action taken by the Transportation Security Administration since the agency was created in the wake of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.  MORE: via www.nj.com