Community Impact
11:09 am
Tue August 16, 2011

Community Impact Series -- Donated Dental Services

New Orleans, La. –
For many people a trip to the dentist is just part of the routine of personal health, and for them serious problems are rare. But then there are patients that Metairie dentist Dr. Ray Unland sees as a volunteer with the nonprofit called Donated Dental Services.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:51 am
Mon August 15, 2011

Whistleblower Group Taking Statements On BP Spill

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Where Y'Eat
5:26 pm
Sat August 13, 2011

Asian Pears

WWNO News Reports
8:17 pm
Fri August 12, 2011

New Orleans Region Could Escape Severe Econonic Damage From Jittery Market

New Orleans, La. – Allison Plyer of the Community Data Center says New Orleans has been slipping in economic growth since 1980 and the oil industry collapse.

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WWNO News Reports
7:48 pm
Fri August 12, 2011

Navy Base Handed To Marines

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Notes from New Orleans
7:07 pm
Thu August 11, 2011

Darwin the Dinosaur

Iridescent dinosaurs are brought to live by dancers Ian and Elenor Carney.

New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a weekly peekin inside the unique life and culture of our city and region. This week we're turning our attention to a pair of successful ballet stars who've returned home to New Orleans and brought their newest pet home with them...a most unusual dinosaur. Sharon Litwin spoke with dancers Ian and Elenor Carney for the story.

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All Things N. O.
12:17 pm
Thu August 11, 2011

All Things N.O. 8-11-11

New Orlean, LA – Darwin the Dinosaur takes the stage at the CAC, Trombone Shorty discusses his career on Talk of the Nation, and Ricky Riccardi is interviewed for The Sound of Books.

Farrar Hudkins hosts this week's edition of WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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WWNO News Reports
11:40 pm
Wed August 10, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Hears Public Suggestions For 2012 Budget

New Orleans, La. – About 200 people gathered in Central City to tell Mayor Landrieu and his administrators what they want given priority in the upcoming budget. Several representatives of a senior center asked for more support. Others asked for more code enforcement to clear blight. No one mentioned police, despite Superintendent Ronal Serpas sitting alongside the head table.

"I'm not surprised at all. We're working very hard. We are making big headway in this community."

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Louisiana Eats!
5:37 pm
Wed August 10, 2011

Soda Fountains

Nectar Syrup

3 cups sugar
1 cup water
3 tablespoons clear vanilla extract
3 tablespoons almond extract
1 cup canned Carnation milk
1 tablespoon red food coloring

Boil the sugar and water together for five minutes. Cool completely and add the rest of the ingredients. Store covered in the refrigerator.

Pour 1/4 cup nectar syrup over a couple of scoops of vanilla ice cream in a tall glass. Add soda water and top with whipped cream and a cherry.

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The Sound of Books
2:15 am
Wed August 10, 2011

The Reading Life 8/9/11

New Orleans, LA – In this episode of The Reading Life: Tom Piazza talks about his essay collection, "Devil Sent the Rain," and photographer Jennifer Shaw discusses her "Hurricane Story."