Kate Richardson http://wwno.org en Cat Trap Fever: LA/SPCA Program Seeks To Reduce Feral Cat Population http://wwno.org/post/cat-trap-fever-laspca-program-seeks-reduce-feral-cat-population <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">With its warm climate and raised houses, New Orleans is the perfect environment for feral cats. Europeans brought the first domestic cats to North America several centuries ago, and they've been an invasive species ever since. </span></p><p>In order to control the population, the Louisiana SPCA <a href="http://www.la-spca.org/page.aspx?pid=265" target="_blank">offers a low cost service</a> to trap, neuter and return feral cats to their neighborhoods.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Kate Richardson 63775 at http://wwno.org The Listening Post Asks: Have You Been Tested For HIV? http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-asks-have-you-been-tested-hiv <p class="p1"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Every week&nbsp;WWNO's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;" target="_blank">Listening Post project</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;asks questions about local news in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Kate Richardson 63216 at http://wwno.org The Listening Post Asks: What Did You Eat Yesterday? http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-asks-what-did-you-eat-yesterday <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Every week&nbsp;WWNO's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;" target="_blank">Listening Post project</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;asks questions about local news in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast and report Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:45:41 +0000 Kate Richardson 62826 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Police Department, Short On Officers, Holds Job Fair http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-police-department-short-officers-holds-job-fair <p><span style="line-height: 1.4318181818181819;">Federal officials and citizens alike have been calling on the New Orleans Police Department to hire more officers and rethink its approach to handling 911 calls for service.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.4318181818181819; background-color: transparent;">In response, city officials have lifted some restrictions on residency and former drug use to join </span>NOPD<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.4318181818181819; background Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Kate Richardson 62794 at http://wwno.org WWNO World Cup Postcard #1: Rusty Nail Bar http://wwno.org/post/wwno-world-cup-postcard-1-rusty-nail-bar <p>As part of our <a href="http://wwno.org/post/where-watch-2014-world-cup-new-orleans">local World Cup coverage</a>, we'll be sharing periodic audio postcards from events around the city. Postcard #1 comes by way of the local Holland consulate, who we joined Friday to watch their beloved <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/samstryker/things-you-need-to-know-about-the-netherlands-world-cup-t">Oranje</a>.</p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 01:11:02 +0000 Jesse Hardman & Kate Richardson 62468 at http://wwno.org Listening Post Asks: Are You Ready For Hurricane Season? http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-asks-are-you-ready-hurricane-season <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Every week&nbsp;WWNO's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;" target="_blank">Listening Post project</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;asks questions about local news in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast and reports back on the community's response. This week's topic is hurricane season.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hear that? That ominous music playing on the evening news? It can only mean one thing: hurricane season is here and it's time to&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>get ready.</em></strong></p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Kate Richardson 61974 at http://wwno.org The Listening Post Asks: Is Housing Affordable In New Orleans? http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-asks-housing-affordable-new-orleans <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Every week&nbsp;WWNO's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;" target="_blank">Listening Post project</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;asks qu Thu, 29 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Kate Richardson 61579 at http://wwno.org The Listening Post Asks: How Has Gun Violence Impacted New Orleans? http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-asks-how-has-gun-violence-impacted-new-orleans <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Every week&nbsp;WWNO's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;" target="_blank">Listening Post project</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;asks questions about local news in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast and report Thu, 15 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Kate Richardson 60711 at http://wwno.org The Listening Post Asks: What's The Best Advice Your Mom Has Ever Given You? http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-asks-whats-best-advice-your-mom-has-ever-given-you <p>Every week WWNO's&nbsp;<a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">Listening Post project&nbsp;</a>sends out news and questions via text message, then reports back on the answers.&nbsp;</p><p>To celebrate Mother's Day we asked:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><strong>What's the best advice your mom has ever given you?</strong></li></ul><p><strong>‚Äč</strong>Here's what you told us:</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 19:42:08 +0000 Kate Richardson 60422 at http://wwno.org The Listening Post Asks: Is Tourism The Best Bet For New Orleans? http://wwno.org/post/listening-post-asks-tourism-best-bet-new-orleans <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Every week&nbsp;WWNO's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://listeningpostnola.tumblr.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;" target="_blank">Listening Post project</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;asks qu Thu, 08 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Kate Richardson 60175 at http://wwno.org