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New law allows restaurants to reuse oyster shells as serving dishes

There's a new way of serving seafood. A new law now allows restaurants to repurpose oyster shells. 
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Learn from the best: how to shuck an oyster

James Beard Award semi-finalist Chef Dean Neff, locally known for his time as chef at Pinpoint restaurant in Wilmington, is sharing some trade secrets from the sea with WWAY's Donna Gregory.
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Volunteers needed to build living shoreline with oysters in Sunset Beach

The North Carolina Coastal Federation wants your help Thursday to build a 60-foot oyster reef along the shoreline of the Sunset Beach Town Park.
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Health Department: Man dies after eating raw oysters at restaurant

A 71-year-old man has died from a gastro-intestinal illness after consuming flesh eating bacteria on an oyster at a local restaurant.

Wrightsville Beach Brewery donating part of beer proceeds to oyster restoration

Wrightsville Beach Brewery will be donating 11 percent of the proceeds from its March “give back” beer to the North Carolina Coastal Federation for the second year.
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Woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from eating oysters

A Texas woman's family is speaking out after she died from a flesh-eating bacteria infection she may have contracted from eating raw oysters.
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Military turns to oyster reefs to protect against storms

A bill just introduced in Congress would give coastal communities $100 million over the next five years to create "living shorelines" that include oyster reefs.
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Southeastern NC waters back open for oyster season

Nearly all of southeastern North Carolina's waters are now open for shellfish harvesting after heavy rains and floods left most areas polluted earlier this month.

Thousands flock to NC Oyster Festival

video With the opening of commercial oyster season on October 15, what better way to celebrate than by heading over to the North Carolina Oyster Festival?

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