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Latest Victim of Budget Cuts: Air Shows

Dozens of shows called off after Blue Angels, Thunderbirds grounded

(Newser) - Automatic federal budget cuts have sent air shows around the US into a tailspin from which some may never recover. The Blue Angels and Thunderbirds jet teams and the Golden Knights parachute team, the biggest attractions at many shows, were grounded April 1, causing 60 of the country's 300... More »

Skydiving Bush Sr. Turns 85

(Newser) - George H.W. Bush celebrated his 85th birthday by skydiving over the coast of Maine today. The 41st president made a tandem jump with a member of the Army's Golden Knights parachute team onto a landing zone near a church in Kennebunkport, where the family has a summer home. "... More »

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