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Community Impact
8:25 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Community Impact Series: Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Representing a sector with some 19,000 organizations across the state, the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations is helping them tell their stories and use their resources most effectively.

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40th Anniversary
4:38 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

WWNO Celebrates 40th Anniversary

40 years ago today — February 27, 1972 — 89.9 WWNO signed on the air, bringing New Orleans-area listeners a widely varied schedule of programming, including NPR News, classical music and jazz. One of the station's original staffers was a 19-year-old UNO student named Tom Fitzmorris, who went on to build a fine career as a radio talk show host, restaurant critic and writer in the Crescent City. WWNO's Fred Kasten has the story...

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40th Anniversary
12:09 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

A Special Anniversary Message from NPR's Robert Siegel

All Things Considered host Robert Siegel.
Doby Photography NPR

Take a listen to a special anniversary message from All Things Considered host Robert Siegel.

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Reports
4:00 am
Mon February 27, 2012

BP Liability Trial Delayed

There’s been a delay in the federal trial to determine damages from the BP oil spill. Judge Carl Barbier is giving parties another week for settlement negotiations to continue.

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Farmers Market Minute
11:00 am
Sat February 25, 2012

Juice Your Lenten Cocktail

Turnips are plentiful and generous: Juice both the roots and tops.
Richard McCarthy marketumbrella.org

It is only right that we embrace the ebb and flow of the seasons. So out with the king cakes and in with fish on Fridays. Out with spirits and in with beverages that cleanse the soul and the colon. Yes, I said colon. I too find it a bit awkward to utter on the radio. So, let me move on to the point.

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Artist Interview
12:30 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

Carlos Miguel Prieto on Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, & Shostakovich

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Carlos Miguel Prieto talks with Farrar Hudkins about the LPO's Feb. 25 concert: Sergei Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1, Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 1 (featuring pianist Alexander Korsantia), and Dmitry Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1.

All Things New Orleans
11:02 am
Fri February 24, 2012

LA-SPCA Unveils New Initiatives; DiFranco Releases New Album

Ana Zorilla of the LA-SPCA discusses the organizations' latest activities; a group of panelists from Louisiana Cultural Vistas profile several stories in the latest issue; and Robert Christgau reviews Ani DeFranco's latest album.

Federal City
4:00 am
Fri February 24, 2012

Treasury Department Awards New Markets Tax Credits at Federal City

nolafederalcity.com

The Treasury Department is awarding $3.6 billion dollars in New Markets Tax Credits to revitalize low-income and distressed communities. Five Louisiana organizations are among the recipients, and are getting a total of almost $300 million.

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New Orleans Mail Center
5:06 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Senator Landrieu Vows Fight over Closure of New Orleans Mail Center

Public officials in Louisiana are vowing a fight over plans to close a New Orleans processing center of the U.S. Postal Service. The loss of 800 jobs is a major hit to the city’s economy.

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Where Y'Eat
4:32 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Turkish Turns Up in the Marigny

Fatoush makes its own gryo in-house, and serves it on pide, a crusty Turkish bread.
Ian McNulty WWNO

Traditional Turkish food finds a nontraditional setting along rejuvenating St. Claude Avenue inside the multi-modal Healing Center.

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