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WWNO News Reports
5:12 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Says Debt Crisis Could Hurt New Orleans Recovery

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Community Impact
12:01 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Community Impact Series -- Latino Farmers Cooperative

Girasol Romero (left) and Kathia Duran with part of the Latino Farmers Cooperative flock.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Excitable chickens greet visitors to a coop tucked away behind a Kenner landscaping nursery not far from the river. This is only their temporary home, however. Soon, this boisterous flock will relocate to a new farm now under development by the Latino Farmers Cooperative of Louisiana where they'll produce a lot more than eggs.

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WWNO News Features
8:50 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

Artificial Reefs One Piece In Coastal Restoration Plan

LSU professor Steven Hall, left, and The Nature Conservancy conservation program director Richard Martin check progress of an artificial oyster reef in Vermilion Bay.
Eileen Fleming

New Orleans, La. – The Nature Conservancy had just about finished setting up an artificial oyster reef in Vermilion Bay when vessels it needed were diverted to contain the BP spill. The group had carefully selected the location, as conservation program director Richard Martin explains.

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Gulf Oil Spill
10:50 pm
Fri July 22, 2011

Senator Landrieu Announces Bill To Keep Most BP Fines in Gulf Region

New Orleans, La. – Democratic Senator Landrieu held a news conference on Capitol Hill with Republican colleagues who supported the bill. Nine of the ten senators from Gulf states affected by the spill are co-signers. Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas has not joined in the effort. But Landrieu says a healthy Gulf of Mexico is essential to the nation, which gets 30 percent of its commercial fish supply from the region.

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Gulf Oil Spill
5:47 pm
Thu July 21, 2011

Gulf Lawmakers Back Bill To Keep Most of BP Fines

New Orleans, La. – Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu and Alabama Republican Senator Richard Shelby have introduced legislation designed to keep 80 percent of BP fines for Clean Water Act violations in the Gulf region. Without that designation the funds would be sent to the federal treasury. Landrieu says restoring the Gulf is a national issue.

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Where Y'Eat
3:48 pm
Thu July 21, 2011

Hot Times Call for Jerk Chicken

Coco Hut, a casual joint on Bayou Road serving some seriously spicy jerk.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –

Every winter, as the banana trees in our backyards turn the color of grocery bags and as we start seeing our own breath in our oh-so-well-ventilated shotgun homes, it's easy to doubt that old saw about New Orleans being the northernmost port of the Caribbean. But that was then, and this is summer.

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WWNO News Features
11:35 am
Thu July 21, 2011

Community Records releases "Head Above Water"

New Orleans, LA – A small group of Do-It-Yourself musicians, producers, photographers, and essayists have worked together to create a multimedia compilation called Head Above Water. Released by a local independent record label, Community Records, the compilation doubles as a fundraiser for the Gulf Restoration Network.

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All Things N. O.
11:22 am
Thu July 21, 2011

All Things N.O. 7-21-11

New Orleans, LA – Community Records creates a multimedia fundraiser, The Big Green Bus comes to New Orleans, and Kermit Ruffins sits down to chat about his career.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Arts & Culture
10:25 am
Thu July 21, 2011

History With a Twist

New Orleans, La. – New Orleans Down the Hatch: A Cabaret in Two Cocktails teaches the city's history to those old enough to imbibe! The cast includes culinary historian and actress Elizabeth Pearce, veteran actor Bob Edes and pianist Jim Walpole. Performances run July 22-23 at K-Joe's, 720 St. Louis Street, 2nd floor.

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WWNO News Reports
9:52 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

French Quarter Group Wants Regulation Assurance for Pedicab Service

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