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VIDEO: Feds Swarm Metra Train
After Detecting Nuclear Risk

CBS Chicago, by Staff

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Posted By:annapolis2010dad, 3/17/2013 4:11:37 AM

It was stunning for those who watched Thursday night as federal agents investigated a possible nuclear threat at Chicago’s Ogilvie Transportation Center. CBS 2´s photojournalist Lana Hinshaw-Klann happened to be at the scene and used a cell-phone camera to record agents in action. Reporter Dave Savini looks into what agents were looking for and what they found. Sources say the agents were members of the elite TSA VIPR team on the 5:04pm Union Pacific West line. They were carrying hand-held nuclear-detection devices that picked up a reading.

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Seems staged to me. This can´t be the first time a nuclear radiation patient has boarded a train since the Madrid bombings. Makes TSA look good?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 3/17/2013 5:15:50 AM     (No. 9228984)

I don´t know about hand-held nuclear-detection devices, but my BS meter is RED-LINED!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 3/17/2013 7:50:03 AM     (No. 9229054)

Someone must have been wearing his grandfather´s old glow numbers watch.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin, 3/17/2013 7:59:16 AM     (No. 9229070)

So the message is: if you are a terrorist working with nuclear material, just carry a doctor´s note.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fishbone, 3/17/2013 8:20:24 AM     (No. 9229085)

The whole exercise lost all credibility with me at the words "TSA VIPR". Just adding the acronym VIPR to their previous acronym does not bestow competence on an inept organization.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: chumley, 3/17/2013 9:04:47 AM     (No. 9229135)

Not sure this one is BS. I work at a hospital that has a nuclear med section. There is a sensor in the hall before the dumpsters to make sure no radiological stuff get thrown in the trash.
One of our janitors got that IV test and set off the alarm for two days.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nhchemist, 3/17/2013 9:26:01 AM     (No. 9229166)

In November 2008 a NH state trooper pulled over a car who´s owner had just had a PET scan at the Portsmouth Hospital. He has set off the radiation detector in the trooper´s cruiser.

For the story see: http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2008/12/05/detecting_nuclear_mischief_trooper_finds_a_pet_peeve/

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lil dotty, 3/17/2013 2:06:27 PM     (No. 9229565)




Oh! Just a thought. The passenger might have had an Atomic Sub Sandwich from a fast food joint. You know, the type of place where Junior likes to eat. BS or not the fact TPTB can do this with such accuracy is safety inspiring. And at the same time the fact that TPTB can actually do this is frightening.











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