Mayor Mitch Landrieu, at a press conference in 2015.
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Reflecting On Eight Years In Office: An Interview With Mayor Mitch Landrieu

It’s Mitch Landrieu’s last week as mayor. Latoya Cantrell takes the office on Monday. Landrieu came into office eight years ago facing a huge budget deficit and the challenge of rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina. In the past year he’s drawn national attention for removing confederate monuments and publishing a book about the experience.

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Months After Sexual Harassment Allegations, Louisiana Secretary Of State Resigns

Secretary of State Tom Schedler has announced his resignation following allegations of sexual harassment. Several Louisiana lawmakers, including Gov. John Bel Edwards, called for Schedler to resign when an employee filed a lawsuit in February.

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Doctor: Trump Dictated Letter Attesting To His 'Extraordinary' Health

In December 2015, Donald Trump's personal physician released a letter describing his patient's health in language that sounded more like it was written by the patient himself than the doctor — and it turns out that might be exactly what happened. "If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency," Dr. Harold Bornstein, a gastroenterologist from Lenox Hospital in New York, wrote at the time. The letter said that a recent medical...

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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.


WWNO Receives Four Regional Murrow Awards

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Harry Shearer
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Le Show For The Week Of April 29, 2018

This week on Le Show Harry Shearer brings us Harry Reads the Trades, News of the Godly, News of the Warm, Let Me Tell You ‘Bout the Birds, News of Bees, It’s A Smart World, the Apologies of the Week, parodies about President Trump and Tom Brokaw, plus original music selections from Harry, and the late Bob Dorough.

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The Reading Life With Rick Bragg And Sheba Turk

This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Rick Bragg, whose new memoir and cookbook is "The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table.” Delicious! And WWL news anchor Sheba Turk previews her new memoir," Off Air: My Journey to the Anchor Desk.”

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After Jazz Fest, the neighborhood fills with people, sounds and more food.
Ian McNulty

Where Y’Eat: When Jazz Fest Ends, the After Party Eats Start on the Street

Everyone knows you should go to Jazz Fest ready to eat. But no one says you have to show up starving. And on the way back out, I’ve found it’s smart to have a little room left in the tank too, to be ready for those opportune eats on the streets.

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