"You won't be arrested or reprimanded if you use a phone in the federal inspection area," Jim Hawkins, a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Just please turn off the phone when your turn comes for customs inspection.
CoGo's query, he added, "might make us look at changing the wording of the signs."
Independence Air will end service to and from Norfolk International Airport at the end of May, including five daily flights from Washington Dulles . . . Travelex Currency Services is offering a special deal at its five D.C. area offices: Exchange at least $400 for any foreign currency, and if you don't spend it all, return within 31 days for a refund in dollars, at the same rate you originally paid. Details: 202 660-6199 . . . If you're not traveling light, better check current luggage regulations with your airline before leaving home. Over the past year, some carriers have either reduced free baggage limits or have gotten more strict about enforcing old limits.
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Reporting: Steve Hendrix, Cindy Loose.
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