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Local Couple Gets Married with the Longest Walk – or Rather Run – Down the Aisle

If you were nervous and sweating walking down the aisle at your wedding, then just imagine if that aisle was a little more than 13 miles long… and also, instead of walking, you were running. 
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Something old, something new, something green

Something old. Something new. Something borrowed and something – green? Couples preparing their nuptials can spend countless hours planning for their big day.  Invitations, a venue, reception, caterer, flowers, and favors - the devil really is in the details.

For the bride and bridegroom-to-be who want to celebrate their nuptials in an eco-friendly way, professionals say even the most minute choices can make a difference.
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Island Living: Getting married Hatteras-style

This column is for all the brides, visitors or locals, who choose Hatteras Island for their wedding and who share the revolutionary idea of not setting up an affair worthy of a Kiss concert but one that actually focuses on the whole “getting-married” thing in the perfect location for come-as-you-are celebrations.  
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Wedding planners advise Island brides to have a weather plan

Hatteras and Ocracoke islands are especially popular now for weddings and are a great location for a destination wedding, but Outer Banks weather can be as wicked and mercurial as it can be lovely, a reality that at times is overlooked by eager brides-to-be. It’s not always a problem, wedding planners say, as long as there is a backup plan for nasty weather.  
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Destination wedding basics: 12 must-read destination wedding tips

If you are planning a “destination” beach wedding, here are the tips you need to make it all go smoothly.  
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