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Anchors away! Fleet week kicks off in NYC

AP reports:

The 24th annual Fleet Week festivities have gotten under way in New York City with a parade of military vessels sailing up the Hudson River.

The "Parade of Ships" started with nine vessels sailing under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, up the Hudson to the George Washington Bridge. The ships then turned around and docked on Manhattan's West Side and Staten Island. Continue reading.