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Community Impact Series
8:48 am
Tue January 31, 2012

St. Bernard Battered Women's Program

In 2009, St. Bernard Parish resident Elizabeth Richardson was the victim of extreme violence. She feels blessed to be alive, though she still grieves for her daughter, India Mahoney, who did not survive.

 

“He came in at 5:30 in the morning and he shot me in the face three times and my 18-year-old daughter was killed that morning, point blank,” Richardson says. “And then this man left the house and locked the door and ran off like nothing happened.”

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BP Oil Spill
12:04 am
Tue January 31, 2012

Business Complains Offshore Drilling Permits Still Stalled

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.

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Louisiana Bicentennial
4:00 am
Mon January 30, 2012

Louisiana Bicentennial Shows Issues Resurfacing

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.

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Photo Gallery
8:50 pm
Sun January 29, 2012

New Orleans Comic Con Wraps Up Super Weekend

Jason Saul WWNO

Thousands of fans of all shapes, sizes, colors and alien species packed the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center this weekend for the 2012 Wizard World Comic Con.

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Reports
7:38 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

Mistrial Declared in Danziger Bridge Case

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.

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Artist Interview
2:28 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

Pacifica Quartet violist Masumi Rostad

Violist Masumi Per Rostad of the Pacifica Quartet talks about the group's appearance in New Orleans on Jan. 25, 2011.

All Things New Orleans
11:39 am
Fri January 27, 2012

ATNO 1/26/12

Truth Universal.

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.

BP oil spill
10:22 am
Fri January 27, 2012

Judge Finds BP Primarily Responsible for Oil Spill

The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burned on April 21, 2010.
U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images

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.

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Louisiana Eats!
11:07 am
Thu January 26, 2012

Leah Chase Makes 89 and Joe Baker Makes Tea for Two

Chef Leah Chase celebrated her 89th birthday with Louisiana Eats.

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.

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Inside The Arts
10:45 am
Thu January 26, 2012

The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein Returns

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.

 

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