January 30, 2014 1:55 PM

Want to keep your shoes on? You can now apply for faster airport screening in Lenexa

The now familiar drill to air travelers — jacket and shoes off, laptop bared and tiny liquid bottles scrutinized — may become rarer for some Kansas City area residents. The federal government has opened an application site in Lenexa for its Transportation Security Administration PreCheck program, a system that provides “expedited” screening for approved passengers.

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