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Gulf Oil Spill
2:15 am
Fri October 29, 2010

Commission: Halliburton, BP Aware Of Cement Problems At Well Site

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WWNO News Reports
2:11 am
Fri October 29, 2010

White House Picks New Orleans For Domestic Violence Pilot Program

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Where Y'Eat
3:43 pm
Thu October 28, 2010

Festival Fuel Outside Voodoo

Visiting the cluster of restaurants just outside the grounds of this weekend's Voodoo music festival can feel like its own outdoor party.
Cafe Degas

New Orleans, La. –
Each autumn around this time, the Voodoo Music Experience provides yet another example of how hard it is to keep our great New Orleans parties hemmed in. Naturally, food is a big part of the reason why.

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Gulf Oil Spill
12:11 pm
Thu October 28, 2010

GNO Inc. Monitoring Drilling Permits

New Orleans, La. – GNO president Michael Hecht says about half as many permits are being issued by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for shallow-water drilling. Those rigs were not included in the drilling moratorium for deepwater operations, but are lagging behind numbers issued for the same time last year, and that's a concern.

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All Things N. O.
11:46 am
Thu October 28, 2010

All Things N.O. 10-28-10

New Orleans, LA – Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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StoryCorps N.O.
11:45 am
Thu October 28, 2010

StoryCorps: Melissa Sawyer

Melissa Sawyer (l) and Kathleen Whalen

Melissa Sawyer came to New Orleans from her native Canada through "Teach for America" in 1998, and was assigned special education students at Booker T. Washington High School. She later discovered that she didn't really like the classroom-teaching part of the job. She was much more successful in after-class contacts and activities. She often made home visits and took her students on field trips, forming strong emotional ties that she cherished.

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Arts & Culture
10:54 am
Thu October 28, 2010

Chopin 200th Anniversary

New Orleans, La. – A royal visit from the United Kingdom kicks off a celebration honoring the 200th Anniversary of classical pianist and composer Frederic Chopin at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Avenue. Pianist Lady Rose Cholmondeley performs Chopin in London, a piano concert of all Chopin music. She is joined by English multi-media actor Charles Grant who will read Chopin's letters. Tonight, 7pm.

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The Sound of Books
2:26 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Acclaimed New Book From All Things Considered Co-Host Michele Norris - "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by All Things Considered co-host Michele Norris - "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir"...

For more information about Michele Norris - and "The Grace of Silence" - please click here .

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Education Matters
12:40 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Dissecting the New Orleans Public School System

New Orleans, LA – Time magazine has called New Orleans, "The Greatest Education Lab" in America. The city's multi-level reforms are often cast as the biggest education experiment ever seen in a major US city. So, are these reforms improving the city's academic performance?

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Louisiana Eats!
12:49 am
Wed October 27, 2010

Halloween Edition

CALAS (Yields 1 dozen calas)

MIX TOGETHER
2 CUPS COOKED RICE
6 T FLOUR
3 HEAPING T SUGAR
2 TSP. BAKING POWDER
1/4 TSP. SALT
1/4 TSP. VANILLA
NUTMEG
THEN ADD
2 EGGS
TOPPING
POWDERED SUGAR

Mix the rice and dry ingredients together thoroughly. Add the eggs and when thoroughly mixed, drop by spoonfuls into hot deep fat (360 degrees) and fry until brown. Drain on paper. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve hot.

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