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WWNO News Reports
7:52 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Flooding Threat Sparks Worries Of Oil Contamination Along Atchafalaya Basin

New Orleans, La. – The Louisiana Bucket Brigade is asking the state environmental and natural resources departments for their plans on preventing floods from spreading oil and gas pollution - especially from uncovered oil waste pits. And it wants sampling data. Brigade program manager Anna Hrybyk (AH'-nah RYE'-bik) says there are thousands of potential problems in the Atchafalaya River basin.

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WWNO News Reports
6:03 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Congressman Landry Urges Residents To Take Evacuation Advice

New Orleans, La. – Congressman Landry says modeling by the Army Corps of Engineers predicted floods arriving this weekend in the Atchafalaya River basin. Landry, who represents six of the eight parishes bracing for flooding, says residents should continue following directions of local officials.

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WWNO Commentary
2:32 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Political Bullies

New Orleans, LA – Dr. Andre Perry discusses the Louisiana harrassment bill that wasn't.

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WWNO News Features
1:31 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Old River Control Structure also important to contain flooding

New Orleans, LA – Flood waters along the Mississippi are at record levels, and Saturday the Army Corps of Engineers opened the Morganza Spillway, allowing water to spill from the Mississippi River into the Atchafalaya River Basin. This weekend, Zoe Sullivan visited a different structure designed to regulate water flow between the rivers, the Old River Control System.

WWNO News Features
7:20 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

Lincoln in Louisiana

At 19, Lincoln's trip to New Orleans proved influential, exposing him to the widespread industry of slavery.

New Orleans, LA – The latest issue of Louisiana Cultural Vistas includes an excerpt from geographer Richard Campanella's latest book, Lincoln in New Orleans: The 1828-1831 Flatboat Voyages and Their Place in History. WWNO's Paul Maassen recently spoke with Campanella about the iconic president's trip down the Mississippi.

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All Things N. O.
5:56 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

All Things N.O. 5-19-11

New Orlean, LA – Abraham Lincoln travels down the Mississippi river, Diane Mack visits the latest exhibit at NOMA's centennial celebration, and Jack Hopke talks about the upcoming New Orleans Wine & Food Experience.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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The Sound of Books
10:45 am
Thu May 19, 2011

New Novel By Writer And Educator Minrose Gwin - "The Queen of Palmyra"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new novel by writer and educator Minrose Gwin - "The Queen of Palmyra"...

To find out more about Minrose Gwin - and "The Queen of Palmyra" - please click here .

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Where Y'Eat
2:47 am
Thu May 19, 2011

A Vegan's Feast at Veggie Fest

Veggie Fest

New Orleans, La. –
Those who choose the meatless lifestyle have long found the going a bit bumpier in New Orleans, especially when they dine out, and most especially if their idea of the vegetarian diet happens to be so orthodox as to exclude seafood. Of course, some may naturally assume that vegetarians forego fish as a matter of course, but that's not always the case with the special food attitudes that New Orleanians of the old school bring to the game.

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WWNO News Reports
10:19 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Organizing Fund For Flood Victims

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Louisiana Eats!
6:00 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

Chef Suvir Saran on Top Chef, Third Wave Coffee in Louisiana

One of the many beautiful designs you'll find in a cup of third wave coffee.

Andouille in Creole Mustard Cream Sauce

Serves 16 as an appetizer

2 lbs. andouille sausage - sliced into 1/8th inch rounds
1 cup Creole mustard
1 cup heavy cream

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