New Orleans, La. – The American Petroleum Institute says production in the Gulf is halted by a lack of drilling permits and lease sales from the Interior Department. Institute spokesman Erik Milito (mih-LEE'-toh) says companies are now closely watching what's happening in Libya.
"I think it's going to have an impact worldwide. Companies are going to have to really look at their energy-development portfolios and make determinations as to where they want to invest."
New Orleans, LA – The Archdiocese of New Orleans puts the sacramental records for free people of color and slaves online, Angela Taylor highlights the efforts of Abramson Science & Technology School, and the Singers of United Lands (SOUL) perform with the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans.
New Orleans, LA – In an effort to highlight the success and innovation happening in local public schools, WWNO has initiated a series of profiles on them. In our first installment, producer Angela Taylor brings us an inside look at Abramson Science and Technology Charter School.
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New Orleans, La. – Vocal music from around the globe comes alive as Singers of United Lands - SOUL - perform in concert with the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans. The performance is Friday, February 25th at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Avenue - 7:30pm.
New Orleans, La. – Mayors on Landrieu's tour on a hot June afternoon watched as scores of boats attacked the spill in the hardest-hit area of wetlands. Miles of white and orange boom outlined the craggy shoreline, some parts coated in oil. Now, the boom is gone. So are the shoreline clean-up crews. But the oil's still there. It quickly seeps onto shoes in only a few steps on the dying grass.
Those cannon sounds are made by propane guns to keep birds from landing in the sludge.
1 Cup of Rice 2 Cups of Water or Stock 1/2 teaspoon salt (if desired) 1 tablespoon butter (if desired) 1 Egg for each cup of rice
Prepare rice: 1. Bring the water to a boil. 2. Add the rice, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1 tablespoon of butter, stir once. 3. Cover the pot and return the water to a boil. 4. Immediately turn the stove down to simmer and cook about 15-20 minutes.
Rice is usually done when the water is completely absorbed.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by Atlanta author and journalist Rebecca Burns - "Burial for a King: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Funeral and the Week That Transformed Atlanta and Rocked the World"...
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