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WWNO News Features
7:10 pm
Thu May 26, 2011

Greater New Orleans Inc. Working to Strengthen Louisiana

The GNO's President & CEO, Michael Hecht

New Orleans, LA – GNO, Inc. is a regional economic development agency serving the greater New Orleans region. President & CEO Michael Hecht recently visited with WWNO's Paul Maassen to discuss the company's efforts to promote sustainable opportunities in southeastern Louisiana.

For more information, visit the GNO, Inc. website.

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Where Y'Eat
4:36 pm
Thu May 26, 2011

When Wines Flows Through New Orleans

The Krewe of Cork parades during NOWFE's Royal Street Stroll.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –

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Arts & Culture
2:18 pm
Thu May 26, 2011

Karen Akers Sings!

New Orleans, La. – Internationally acclaimed chanteuse, Karen Akers, returns to Le Chat Noir with a special program of songs from her Cole Porter, Rogers and Hart and upcoming Sondheim shows. Performances Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday night at 6. Le Chat Noir, 715 St. Charles Avenue.

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All Things N. O.
10:51 am
Thu May 26, 2011

All Things N.O. 5-26-11

New Orleans, LA – Zoe Sullivan reports on the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides, Eve Abrams speaks with residents of the Batture for their opinion on the rising Mississippi, and Ronnie Virgets shares a humorous story about his single-day career as a salesman.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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WWNO News Reports
8:47 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Bill Gates Says Polio Almost Eradicated

New Orleans, La. – Gates told thousands of Rotary members at the Convention Center that the fight to eradicate polio worldwide is 99 percent complete.

"This last one percent will be the longest, hardest one percent. It will require more work and commitment than ever before."

Rotary clubs around the world have been struggling to wipe out polio through vaccinations since 1985. Gates is now spearheading the effort through the Bill and Melinda Gats Foundation, calling it his top priority.

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WWNO News Reports
7:25 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Unveils Pay-It-Forward Fund For Flood Victims

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu says New Orleans is ready to help neighboring communities affected by flooding once the water recedes.

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Louisiana Eats!
7:05 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

A World Without Fish & Georges' Olive Oil

Kurlansky's latest book aimed at children.

How To Dry Shrimp

1/2 lb. small sized unpeeled shrimp, head on
1/2 teaspoon salt

Pat shrimp dry and toss with salt. Arrange the shrimp in a single
layer on a paper plate. Cover with a sheet of paper towel and
microwave on high for 3 minutes intervals until shrimp are dried.

Eat as a snack or grind into a powder to use as an intense shrimp
flavoring agent.

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The Sound of Books
4:14 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

The Reading Life 5/24/11

New Orleans, LA – Booksellers Donna Allen, Judith Lafitte, and Britton Trice offer their picks for beach reading. Poet Kelly Harris reads her work, and novelist Clarence Nero invites listeners to the first Bayou Soul Writers' Conference.

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The Sound of Books
2:09 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Acclaimed First Novel From New Orleans Native and Stanford University Creative Writing Lecturer Skip Horack - "The Eden Hunter"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the acclaimed first novel by New Orleans native - current Stanford University creative writing teacher - and recent Tennessee Williams Festival panelist Skip Horack - "The Eden Hunter"...

To find out more about Skip Horack - and "The Eden Hunter" - please click here .

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WWNO News Features
6:01 pm
Tue May 24, 2011

Batture Residents Not Worried About Mississippi's Rise

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