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Coastal News Roundup: Fancy Caviar, Pollution Trading And Gators

This week on the Coastal News Roundup: Louisiana debates bringing a Russian fish and an update on pollution trading. Plus, some dubious claims about alligators. WWNO’s Travis Lux spoke with reporter Tristan Baurick, from Times Picayune, about the week in coastal news.

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William Bell
American Routes

American Routes Shortcuts: William Bell

William Bell grew up on the south side of Memphis. His mother was a gospel singer. As a child he began singing in the church, as a teenager he befriended other future Stax stars, Isaac Hayes, Al Jackson Jr. and Booker T. Jones. Bell recalls his early days at Stax Records. William Bell: It was like going to university, it really was. Thank God for Jim Stewart and Estelle Axton because they took some little ghetto kids and kids around the neighborhood and invited us into the building there at...

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If Trump Sought To Fire Mueller But Didn't, Does That Mean Mueller's Safe Now?

Updated at 10:31 a.m. ET So President Trump sought to fire Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller last year — but the White House's top lawyer wouldn't go along. Does that mean Mueller is safe? Maybe. Maybe not. The news about Trump's desire to get rid of Mueller only weeks after the president dismissed FBI Director James Comey — but his unwillingness to press the matter — could mean Trump and his advisers feel it's too dangerous to attempt the same play twice. Plus they've spent...

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Radio Diner: Cochon

May 2, 2008

Chef Stacey Meyer reviews New Orleans' "Cochon", inspired by the old-fashioned boucheries of Acadiana.

There's something special for your ears, eyes and palate at JazzFest 2008.

Ira Glass and "This American Life" come to the big screen.

The 39th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival opens with treats for all the senses!

Project "Sync-Up" is a new economic initiative to help Louisiana's musicians.

The Sharks and the Jets rumble in the New Orleans Opera's production of Leonard Bernstein's classic American musical.

Lionel Hampton Honored

Apr 18, 2008

Late jazz great Lionel Hampton to be honored Saturday at the Ogden Museum.

Chef Stacey Meyer reviews Gimchee Korean Restaurant in Metairie.

Diane Mack interviews Playwright Eve Ensler, author of "The Vagina Monologues".

Amanda McBroom performs "The Rose" and other original works at Le Chat Noir.


Classical 104.9 turns ONE this weekend!

Yes, January 27th marks the official First Birthday for Classical 104.9 here in New Orleans. We are celebrating with a weekend full of Mozart's music.


Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer / Harry Shearer

Le Show For The Week Of Jan. 21, 2018

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer brings a new episode of The Apprecedentice , News of NiceCorps , We're Not #1 , News of the Godly , What the Frack , News of the Warm , The Apologies of the Week , and more!

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King cake milkshake at Frey Smoked Meat Co. in New Orleans.
Ian McNulty

Where Y’Eat: When The Clock Keeps Ticking On A King Cake Obsession

The kid was staring at me, and I didn’t blame him. He was having lunch with his parents at the next table over and he was fixated on the king cake milkshake that I was eating all by myself.

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