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4:13 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

After Hiatus, Quonset Air Show To Return In May

The popular Navy Blue Angels
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A popular Rhode Island air show will be back next spring after a one-year hiatus prompted by federal sequestration cuts. 

The Rhode Island National Guard says its popular air show will be held May 17th and 18th.  The Navy’s Blue Angels will be the headline act.  It was cancelled at the last minute last year, disappointing many fans.

The show has been held annually since 1991 and draws thousands of spectators to the Quonset Air National Guard base.  Last year was the only time since its founding it was not held.

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