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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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WWNO News Features
9:57 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Floodstage 2011: The Rising Mississippi

The Morganza Spillway opened up this past weekend to alleviate the rising waters of the Mississippi river.

New Orleans, LA – WWNO's Paul Maassen and Loyola's Director of Environmental Communication, Bob Thomas, host a special news presentation about the swelling Mississippi river. Join us as a panel of experts discuss the consequences of this year's surging floodwaters and what the ramifications will mean for southern Louisiana.

WWNO News Reports
9:23 am
Wed May 18, 2011

When to evacuate from spillway areas not an easy decision

Krotz Springs, LA – This weekend, St. Landry Parish officials ordered a mandatory evacuation to protect those living in low lying areas south of I-10. Still, not everyone has decided to leave. Julia Botero reports.

WWNO News Reports
8:33 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

Mississippi River Sediment Bypassing Shrinking Wetlands

New Orleans, La. – The America's Wetland Foundation is coordinating communities along the Gulf Coast to study coastal areas that can be saved, and those that can't. Robert Twilley is vice president of research at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. He says the historical consensus to tame the river just isn't working.

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WWNO News Reports
8:15 am
Tue May 17, 2011

Freedom Riders complete ride

New Orleans, LA – 50 years after they began, the Freedom Rides reached their destination yesterday in New Orleans. In 1961, courageous young women and men, Black and White, boarded buses to ride across the South in defiance of segregation laws. Zoe Sullivan has more.

WWNO News Reports
11:03 pm
Mon May 16, 2011

Atchafalaya River Basin Suffering Resonates In New Orleans

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WWNO News Reports
4:59 pm
Sat May 14, 2011

Morganza Spillway Opens

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