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Aldermen grant permit for Oceanic pier expansion
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 04/13/2012 - 9:51pm.

It's time to expand. Thursday night, the Board of Alderman approved a conditional use permit for the Oceanic to allow an extra 115 outdoor seats on its pier.

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Five Leland police officers suspended, former interim chief included
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 04/13/2012 - 9:41pm.

video The town of Leland has suspended five police officers without pay as a result of ongoing investigations.

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Camp Lejeune-based RI Marine killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 04/13/2012 - 9:35pm.

Military officials say a Marine from Camp Lejeune has been killed in Afghanistan.

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NC native Scotty McCreery plays to sold-out crowd at Trask Coliseum
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 04/13/2012 - 9:29pm.

Native of Garner, North Carolina with a bass voice that melts teenaged girls across the country, Scotty McCreery performed to a sold-out crowd at Trask Coliseum.

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Saint Mary Catholic Church celebrates 100 years, looks to future
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 04/13/2012 - 8:40pm.

St. Mary Catholic Church in Wilmington celebrated mass and marked 100 years of service Friday night. Bishop Michael Burbidge helped mark the 100th year of the church's dedication and blessing.

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"And the Winner is..." BEST CHOWDER
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/13/2012 - 3:15pm.

In this week's edition of "And the Winner is..." we have a soup-er topic. The Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off takes place next weekend in Carolina Beach. In honor of the 16th annual event, we want to know who cooks up the thick stew better than the rest. Whether it's New England or Manhattan clam, seafood, corn or potato, we want to know who makes the BEST CHOWDER in the Cape Fear? Here's how the votes are mixing up so far (5 pm Tues.):
Fish House, Oak Island - 71%
Fish Bites, Carolina Beach Rd. - 14%
Elijah's, Downtown Wilmington - 7%


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KITCHEN SCOOP: Loaded Shrimp Wedge
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/13/2012 - 2:35pm.

video This week, Alicia Ross puts a twist on a classic wedge salad, loaded with shrimp!

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Azalea Festival in full bloom
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 04/13/2012 - 2:32pm.

video The queen has been crowned. Gardens across Wilmington are prepped and ready to go and the ribbon has been cut. The 2012 North Carolina Azalea Festival is officially in full bloom.

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