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Rumors sweep festival waiting lines

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 26th, 2013

Despite rumors that some ticket holders couldnít get in, organizers of the 2013 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival were able to fit more than 20,000 people through a sprawling South Beach tent over the course of the four-day festival that made it one of the best-attended events in the eventís 36 years. Lorna Davis, executive director of the chamber, said no one was turned away from the event despite a long line on Saturday. (Photo by JoHanna Wienert)

NEWPORT ó Rumors of prolonged delays to get into the 2013 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival caused many visitors who pre-purchased their tickets to walk away from a long waiting line on Saturday, considered the busiest of the four-day affair that ended Sunday.

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