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Transportation officials meet with Muslim community in Apex

Posted May 14, 2010 11:21 p.m. EDT

— Transportation officials discussed changes in airport screening measures during a meeting at a Wake County mosque Friday night.

Members of the Muslim community met with Transportation Security Administration and immigration officials in Apex.

Muslims in attendance had a chance to voice concerns over airport screening measures, including new full body scans

Islamic teachings say men or women cannot be seen naked by members of the opposite sex other than their spouse.

Officials also discussed alternative screening procedures available to the Muslim community.