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Federal judge throws out body search lawsuit filed by "The Body"

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura sued the Homeland Security Department and the Transportation Administration last January after a full-body scan and pat down at an airport checkpoint. Ventura says screenings violate his rights against unlawful searches.
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Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura sued the Homeland Security Department and the Transportation Administration last January after a full-body scan and pat down at an airport checkpoint. Ventura says screenings violate his rights against unlawful searches.

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