CAPITOL ACCESS

Potential Budget Cut Puts Probation Program At Risk For Louisiana's Juvenile System

Probation services for youth in Louisiana’s Juvenile Justice system are on the chopping block. If hit with an $11 million cut outlined in the current budget, Deputy Secretary James Bueche says his department would be forced to layoff more than 100 employees who work with kids on probation.

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EDUCATION DESK

U.S. Marshalls escort Ruby Bridges to integrate William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.
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Why Girls Led The Fight For Racial Equality In Public Schools

When Americans are taught the story of school desegregation, they learn about the 1954 landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. The Board of Education . But much of the work of desegregation happened outside the courtroom. Black children, some as young as six, put their bodies on the line every time they entered a white school, and nearly all of them were girls.

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Report Condemns FBI Violations In 2016 Clinton Probe But Finds No Political Bias

Updated at 4:28 p.m. ET A Justice Department watchdog on Thursday criticized former FBI Director James Comey for violating long-standing department guidelines and mishandling the Hillary Clinton email investigation in 2016. The probe by Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz has already prompted reassignments and departures at the highest levels of the FBI. Former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe abruptly left the bureau in January , as watchdogs raced to finish their report, and later was fired...

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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.

The 22nd annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival starts Wednesday, 3/26/2008.

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LE SHOW

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Le Show For the Week of Jun 10, 2018

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer sings "He Lies," plus Clintonsomething: Bill’s Book Tour , News of AFPAC/America's Longest War , It's a Smart World , News of the Warm , The Apologies of the Week , News of Inspectors General , News of the Atom , and more!

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THE READING LIFE

The Reading Life with Teresa Toulouse, Barbara Ewell and Caleb Johnson

This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Teresa Toulouse and Barbara Ewell, co-editors of “Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans," which includes essays by such notable writers as Carrie Bernhard, Scott Bernhard, Marilyn R. Brown, Richard Campanella, John P. Clark, Joel Dinerstein, Pableaux Johnson, John P. Klingman, Angel Adams Parham, Bruce Boyd Raeburn, Ruth Salvaggio, Christopher Schaberg, and Beth Willinger . ” We’ll also hear from novelist Caleb Johnson about his...

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FOOD & DINING

Happy Birthday, Louisiana Eats!
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Happy Birthday, Louisiana Eats!

On this week's show, we’re celebrating the 8th anniversary of our show's debut!

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