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NYC's Fleet Week decimated by federal budget cuts

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NYC's Fleet Week decimated by federal budget cuts

FILE - In this May 25, 2011 file photo, sailors stand on the deck of the USS Iwo Jima as it passes by the Statue of Liberty to kick off Fleet Week in New York. The number of naval vessels participating in New York City's Fleet Week will be severely cut this May due to federal budget cuts, the Navy announced Thursday, April 11, 2013. It was following Department of Defense guidance that no branch of the Armed Forces can participate in community events that come at an additional cost." (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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