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Logan Airport security checks to get simpler

Streamlined for select travelers

The long lines at airport security may get shorter, at least for passengers the government believes are not a threat.

Starting Tuesday, designated travelers will not have to remove their shoes, take off their belts and coats, or pull laptops and liquids out of their carry-on bags when they go through security in Terminal A at Logan International Airport — part of a new Transportation Security Administration program that streamlines the process so security personnel can do “a better job of looking for those rare characters that may want to cause trouble on a flight,” said George Naccara, the TSA’s federal security director at Logan.

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