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Capitol Access Legislative Update

The Louisiana legislature has finished its first week of the regular session. Gov. John Bel Edwards laid out his legislative priorities in an address to the chamber on Monday. Edwards also appeared before the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations to support bills that would raise the state minimum wage and require state contractors to abide by the Equal Pay for Women Act.

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Coastal News Roundup: Refinery Flare Edition

Last weekend, New Orleanians noticed a big fireball coming from the Chalmette Refining refinery. Some worried there had been an explosion, but it turns out it was a really big flare — a fiery plume that burns off excess stuff created during the oil refining process.

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National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster Is Expected To Leave Trump Administration

After one year in his job, national security adviser H.R. McMaster is expected to depart his White House position soon, U.S. officials tell NPR's Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman. Despite a denial from the Trump administration, the only thing that is reportedly holding up McMaster's departure is a transition plan. McMaster's exit has been the subject of rumors, in a similar way that outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had been viewed as not long for life under President Trump....

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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.


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Le Show For the Week of Mar. 11, 2018

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer sings "Stormy Daniels," CPR's Said & Done: Harvey Weinstein , News of the Reckoning , News of the Warm , News of the Godly , News from Outside the Bubble , News of Microplastics , News of Inspectors General , The Apologies of the Week , and more!

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Red beans and rice at Dunbar's Creole Cuisine in New Orleans.
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Where Y’Eat: As March Madness Rolls, New Orleans Tracks Its Own Red Beans Brackets

Gumbo is famous. Po-boys get plenty of press and king cake is now a seasonal sensation, splayed across social media for all the hungry world to crave.

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The Reading Life With Russell Lord And Tiffany Quay Tyson

This week on The Reading Life: NOMA curator of photographs Russell Lord talks about the gorgeous new book, "Looking Again: Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art."And novelist Tiffany Quay Tyson crafts a great Mississippi novel in The Past Is Never.

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