Mardi Gras
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Mardi Gras celebrations of all sorts around Wilmington
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 5:18pm.

videoMardi Gras comes to an end, but not before one last day and night of celebrations. Although Wilmington might not be exactly what you picture when you think of what goes on, there was lots of fun to be had around this Port City.

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Soldier surprises family during Mardi Gras celebration
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 7:45pm.

video After six months of deployment in Romania, Mike Haskett is giving his kids a big Mardi Gras surprise.

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School honors its late 'Mr. Mardi Gras' during annual celebration
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 4:47pm.

videoIt's Fat Tuesday, and that means Mardi Gras is in full swing, but you don't have to go all the way to New Orleans for festivities. St. Mary's Catholic School celebrated with its annual Mardi Gras parade this afternoon. But the school also mourned.

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Mr Food: Skillet Mardi Gras Pasta recipe
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 7:47am.

videoYou don't have to go to The Big Easy to get that southern flavor you're craving if you're looking to jazz things up at the dinner table in honor of Fat Tuesday. Check out Howard's Skillet Mardi Gras Pasta recipe, and your gang might throw you your own parade right in your kitchen.

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Mardi Gras celebration brings in customers
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 1:43pm.

videoThe Cotton Exchange was dressed up in green and purple this weekend for Mardi Gras. Businesses were hoping to attract customers downtown with special sales and even their very on king cake. They say it worked. The businesses are hoping to make this Mardi Gras celebration a yearly event. They say whatever helps bring people to local businesses is worth it.

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St. Mary's students celebrate Mardi Gras
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 4:46pm.

Mardi Gras has not only begun in New Orleans. The party was in full swing today at a Wilmington school.

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School kids celebrate Mardi Gras
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Tue, 02/16/2010 - 5:32pm.

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is traditionally a day of excess and celebration before Lent, which starts with Ash Wednesday tomorrow.

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