The Lens published an investigation in August revealing the Orleans Parish School Board abandoned plans to test school water for lead. Last week, Lens reporter Marta Jewson uncovered more about why the school board abandoned the testing plan, and it involves disagreements with the Sewerage and Water Board.
THE READING LIFE
This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Morgan Babst about her new novel, The Floating World . And we’ll hear from David Fulmer about Eclipse Alley , the newest entry in his Storyville-set mystery series.
When negotiators for the United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up the latest round of trade talks in Washington on Tuesday, they sounded frustrated — and far apart. From cars to cows, they have big disagreements over how the North American Free Trade Agreement should work. In fact, the disputes appear so big, they may be threatening the future of NAFTA. So officials have agreed to delay their next meeting — pushing off its start in Mexico City until Nov. 17; they originally had planned to...
FOOD & DINING
On this week's show, we're traveling through Acadiana to explore traditional and contemporary Cajun foodways. We begin with George Graham, who shares his obsession through stories of cooking in the region through his nationally recognized blog and book , Acadiana Table: Cajun and Creole Home Cooking from the Heart of Louisiana .