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Budget cuts force military jets to drop air shows

BY RUSS BYNUM

ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Even a rural festival celebrating the harvest of Georgia's famous sweet onions isn't safe from the federal budget battle 600 miles away, as automatic cuts are threatening to take away the star attraction for the Vidalia Onion Festival's popular air show: the Navy's daredevil fighter pilots, the Blue Angels.

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