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    NJ Cub Scout, 8, on Terrorism Watch List

    [quote]NJ Cub Scout, 8, on Terrorism Watch List
    He was patted down as a 2-year-old at Newark Liberty International Airport
    Updated 9:29 AM EST, Thu, Jan 14, 2010

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    AP Travel is a hassle for an 8-year-old Cub Scout from New Jersey.

    That's because Mikey Hicks shares the same name of a person who has drawn the suspicion of the Homeland Security Department.

    His mother tells The New York Times she sensed trouble when her son was a baby and she couldn't get a seat for him at a Florida airport. She says airline officials explained his name "was on the list."

    He was patted down as a 2-year-old at Newark Liberty International Airport.

    The Times said that after years of long delays and waits for supervisors at every airport ticket counter, this year’s vacation to the Bahamas badly shook up the family. Mikey was frisked on the way there and more aggressively on the way home.

    “Up your arms, down your arms, up your crotch — someone is patting your 8-year-old down like he’s a criminal,
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    Meet Mikey, 8: U.S. Has Him on Watch List
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    Published: January 13, 2010
    The Transportation Security Administration, under scrutiny after last month’s bombing attempt, has on its Web site a “mythbuster
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