New Orleans, LA – Last month a federal lawsuit was filed against the Louisiana Department of Education on behalf of New Orleans' special education students. In the first of a two-part report, exploring the details behind the suit, WWNO's Angela Taylor tells the story of one its plaintiffs.
New Orleans, La. – The investment banking firm is pledging $20 million dollars to help small companies expand in the city and to subsidize a small-business education program at Delgado Community College. Similar programs are funded in Los Angeles and New York. Mayor Landrieu says the Urban League of New Orleans and Hope Enterprise Corporation are part of the program.
Hi, this is Richard McCarthy with the WWNO Farmers Market Minute Are you stumped when you see radishes with their frilly leaves and crisply red roots? Am I right? They look great but you're too intimidated to prepare them? Here are three simple ways to fall in love with radishes:
New Orleans, La. – Thanksgiving conjures all sorts of images deeply entwined with the American identity, even if they don't always fit too neatly with reality across this vast and diverse country. But when it comes to the traditional spirit of Thanksgiving, New Orleans is perhaps more in tune than usual this year.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - "New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost...88 Stories and Traditions from the Sacred City" - edited by Lee Barclay - with photographs by Christopher Porche West.
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New Orleans, La. – Fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg says people and businesses will now have to waive their right to sue BP and other companies involved in the oil spill if they want a final payment for damages. But he says there is an option to file every quarter and legal options will remain.
"The check will be sent to the claimant, and the claimant can continue every quarter to request, an interim payment until he, she or it decides - or not - to accept a final payment."