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Coastal News Roundup: How Coastal Erosion Makes The State Money, And More

This week on the Coastal New Roundup: how the state of Louisiana sometimes benefits from coastal erosion. Plus, an update on the fight over sediment diversions in Plaquemines Parish.

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Louisiana's Food Stamp Program Threatened By Budget Uncertainty

If lawmakers can’t reach a tax compromise by June 30, many state agencies would face steep budget cuts. Marketa Walters is the Secretary of the Department of Children and Family Services. In the event the Legislature fails to replace expiring revenue in a third special session, her department would be cut more than 20 percent.

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As U.S. Flexes Its Muscles On Trade, Other Countries Are Beginning To Push Back

As the world's largest economy, the United States can use its considerable economic muscle to force other countries into making concessions in trade disputes. But as President Trump is finding out, even the biggest guy on the block can face resistance by pushing too hard. As leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized countries meet in Quebec, Trump is facing serious opposition from some of America's closest allies, with some Western leaders warning that they are willing to part company with...

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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 Jun 3, 2018

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer observes the early arrival of summer in song, plus News of the Godly , The Apologies of the Week , News of Smart Houses , Let Us Try , News of Microplastics , News of the Atom , and more!

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The Reading Life with Peter Cooley and Valentine Pierce

This week on The Reading Life : Start your summer off with some poetry, featuring former state poet laureate Peter Cooley, author of “World Without Finishing," a nd poet Valentine Pierce, author of “Up Decatur.” Audio Extra: Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week: Susan Eaddy signs her baby book, “Poppy’s Best Babies, “Sunday, June 3 at 2 p.m. at Octavia Books. The Graphic Novel Book Club discusses “Paper Girls, v. 4,” by Brian K. Vaughan and “Sandman, v. 1,” by Neil Gaiman,...

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Commander's Palace restaurant in the Garden District was led for many years by Ella Brennan with her family.
Ian McNulty

Where Y’Eat: Why Ella Brennan’s Impact on New Orleans Food Continues

It’s one thing to say that a place has culture. It’s another to witness how the people of that place share a culture, how they use it, how it brings them together.

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