rebuilding http://wwno.org en Brad Pitt talks about the weekend gala benefit for Make it Right http://wwno.org/post/brad-pitt-talks-about-weekend-gala-benefit-make-it-right <p>New Orleans&rsquo; adopted resident Brad Pitt is in town, hosting a star-studded gala this weekend to benefit the Make it Right housing development taking shape in the Lower Ninth Ward. He took a few minutes this afternoon to speak with WWNO reporter Eileen Fleming in one Make it Right house almost ready for occupancy.</p><p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:01:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 6763 at http://wwno.org St. Bernard Project Accepts Money and Expertise from Toyota http://wwno.org/post/st-bernard-project-accepts-money-and-expertise-toyota <p>The St. Bernard Project is announcing a $100,000 grant from Toyota to continue building and rebuilding homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. The non-profit is even more grateful for training it received from the car manufacturer.</p><p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 14:05:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 6337 at http://wwno.org Homeowners With Chinese Drywall Reach Settlement http://wwno.org/post/homeowners-chinese-drywall-reach-settlement <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce30c48843e-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce30c48843e-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce30c48843e-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-997349.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Thousands of homeowners in southern states will be reviewing a proposed settlement with the major manufacturer involved in defective Chinese drywall litigation. Eileen Fleming reports the deal would pay for repairs and possibly medical expenses if the product made people sick.</p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 13:59:57 +0000 Eileen Fleming 3472 at http://wwno.org College Students stay after volunteering http://wwno.org/post/college-students-stay-after-volunteering <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce191341d43-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce191341d43-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce191341d43-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-815060.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Hundreds of college students continue to volunteer in rebuilding homes throughout New Orleans, and a few are coming back to stay.</p> Wed, 14 Jan 2009 06:20:06 +0000 Eileen Fleming 1539 at http://wwno.org Charleston Mayor Riley Speaks about Rebuilding New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/charleston-mayor-riley-speaks-about-rebuilding-new-orleans <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce4b33eb78b-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce4b33eb78b-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce4b33eb78b-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-761878.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>The mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, Joseph Riley, Jr., spoke at a luncheon in New Orleans today. But before he did he spoke with WWNO's Jack Hokpe.</p> Thu, 18 Sep 2008 09:07:39 +0000 Jack Hopke 1492 at http://wwno.org