The Greater New Orleans Inc. says a survey of small and mid-sized companies shows they’re still suffering from the 2010 off-shore drilling moratorium enacted after the BP oil spill. Business and political leaders are calling on Washington for help.
As Louisiana begins marking its 200th anniversary of statehood, the Historic New Orleans Collection is planning events to highlight milestones, including a series of lectures to set the stage for reviewing Louisiana history while looking to the future.
A federal judge in New Orleans has declared a mistrial in the case of a retired police officer accused of covering up a deadly shooting of unarmed civilians days after Hurricane Katrina. Eileen Fleming reports the judge is basing the decision on a statement the prosecutor made in front of jurors.
Kathleen Osborn visits New Orleans to see a musically active house in the Bywater; rapper Truth Universal speaks his mind; and the Loyola University Opera revives a long-lost performance in the Crescent City.
A federal judge in New Orleans has ruled BP is primarily responsible for damage caused by the oil spill in 2010. But, Eileen Fleming reports, the owner of the drilling rig that blew up could still have to pay punitive damages and civil penalties.
On this week of Louisiana Eats we'll spend the day with New Orleans' culinary icon, Leah Chase, to celebrate her birthday. Plus Poppy speaks with Longue Vue Gardens' Joe Baker about their Two for Tea event.
A comic operetta performed last in New Orleans more than a century ago is making a comeback. The Loyola University Opera presents it's new production of Jacques Offenbach's The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein.
WWNO's Diane Mack goes Inside the Arts for a sneak peek at this French work which will be performed in English.