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TSA wants to pay you for help

By Dave Leval 5:31 PM July 28, 2014

It’s one of the biggest hassles of flying out of town: Waiting to go through the security checkpoint at the airport.

The TSA is offering to pay you at least $5,000 if you know how to shorten the wait. It’s part of a contest that features other cash prizes.

KTVA caught up with Gamble Gilbertson at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport as she prepared to head out of town with her young son Monday. She shared her thoughts for how to spend less time in line.

“Pre TSA for kids, anybody traveling with kids — expedite the process,” Gilbertson said. “They take a lot of extra time. He has a backpack, he has a lot of stuff to keep track of, so it’s more than just me.”

You have until Aug. 15 to submit your idea online. Click here to get all the information.

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