Changes to TSA's prohibited items list

The Transportation Security Administration announced Tuesday changes to what can and cannot be brought on board an aircraft.  Amid a flurry of criticism, U.S. airline passengers will soon be allowed to carry small knives in their carry-on bags, but there are other changes tp the prohibited item list. 

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    Allowed

    The TSA has lifted the ban on knives of a certain size.  Allowed in carry-on are knives if the blade is no longer than 2.36 inches or 6 centimeters in length, the blade width is no more than ½ inch at its widest point, doesn't have a locking or fixed blade and doesn't have a molded grip.
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    Not Allowed

    A knife is prohibited if the blade is longer than 2.36 inches or 6 centimeters in length, the blade width is more than ½ inch at its widest point, has a fixed blade or locks firmly when in use and has a molded grip.
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    Allowed

    Small bats are now allowed on the aircraft but only if they're a certain size. Bats that are more than 24 inches and more than 24 ounces cannot be put in carry-on, but anything less than than can brought on board. 
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    Allowed

    The TSA will allow carry-on sports equipment such as billiard cues, ski poles, hockey sticks, lacrosse sticks and no more than two golf clubs.
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    Not Allowed

    Razor blades and box cutters are still not allowed.
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