Agony and ivory: US border officers seize 2 teens' bagpipes because they contain ivory

  • by: RIK STEVENS , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 5, 2014 - 4:40 PM

CONCORD, N.H. — The skirl of their pipes had barely receded before two New Hampshire teenagers learned a hard lesson in cross-border musical diplomacy: If your bagpipes have ivory in them, leave them at home before traveling to Canada or risk having them seized at the border.

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