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Gulf Oil Spill
10:28 pm
Fri February 25, 2011

Government Scientists Studying Dolphins Washing Ashore

New Orleans, La. – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is reporting more than 50 dead dolphins have washed ashore. NOAA marine fisheries spokeswoman Connie Barclay says they're being recovered from Louisiana to Florida, and they're young. She says there could be many reasons for the increase, in addition to the BP spill.

"It can be anything from infectious disease to harmful alga blooms or environmental factors like loud sounds or chemicals or something in the water."

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WWNO Commentary
7:01 pm
Fri February 25, 2011

Striking the Knowledge Factory

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Dr, Andre Perry discusses a need to return to teaching for creativity instead of test-taking.

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Gulf Oil Spill
6:35 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

Mideast Unrest Could Affect Gulf Investment, Despite BP Spill

New Orleans, La. – The American Petroleum Institute says production in the Gulf is halted by a lack of drilling permits and lease sales from the Interior Department. Institute spokesman Erik Milito (mih-LEE'-toh) says companies are now closely watching what's happening in Libya.

"I think it's going to have an impact worldwide. Companies are going to have to really look at their energy-development portfolios and make determinations as to where they want to invest."

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WWNO News Features
6:34 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

New Orleans Archdiocese Releases Sacramental Records

The Archdiocese of New Orleans

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All Things N. O.
12:43 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

All Things N.O. 2-24-11

New Orleans, LA – The Archdiocese of New Orleans puts the sacramental records for free people of color and slaves online, Angela Taylor highlights the efforts of Abramson Science & Technology School, and the Singers of United Lands (SOUL) perform with the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Education Matters
11:36 am
Thu February 24, 2011

Abramson Science & Technology Charter School

New Orleans, LA – In an effort to highlight the success and innovation happening in local public schools, WWNO has initiated a series of profiles on them. In our first installment, producer Angela Taylor brings us an inside look at Abramson Science and Technology Charter School.

We invite your comments for future ideas and reports: educationmatters@wwno.org

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Arts & Culture
10:14 am
Thu February 24, 2011

Symphony Chorus of New Orleans Hosts SOUL

New Orleans, La. – Vocal music from around the globe comes alive as Singers of United Lands - SOUL - perform in concert with the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans. The performance is Friday, February 25th at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Avenue - 7:30pm.

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Gulf Oil Spill
6:59 pm
Wed February 23, 2011

Oil Remains In Wetlands After Barataria Bay cleanup

New Orleans, La. – Mayors on Landrieu's tour on a hot June afternoon watched as scores of boats attacked the spill in the hardest-hit area of wetlands. Miles of white and orange boom outlined the craggy shoreline, some parts coated in oil.
Now, the boom is gone. So are the shoreline clean-up crews. But the oil's still there. It quickly seeps onto shoes in only a few steps on the dying grass.

Those cannon sounds are made by propane guns to keep birds from landing in the sludge.

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Louisiana Eats!
4:43 pm
Wed February 23, 2011

Stories of Struggles & Success

Dr. Jessica Harris' new book, High on the Hog

Breakfast Rice and Eggs

1 Cup of Rice
2 Cups of Water or Stock
1/2 teaspoon salt (if desired)
1 tablespoon butter (if desired)
1 Egg for each cup of rice

Prepare rice:
1. Bring the water to a boil.
2. Add the rice, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1 tablespoon of butter, stir once.
3. Cover the pot and return the water to a boil.
4. Immediately turn the stove down to simmer and cook about 15-20 minutes.

Rice is usually done when the water is completely absorbed.

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The Sound of Books
2:09 pm
Wed February 23, 2011

New Book From Atlanta Journalist and Author Rebecca Burns, "Burial for a King: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Funeral and the Week That Transformed Atlanta and Rocked the World"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by Atlanta author and journalist Rebecca Burns - "Burial for a King: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Funeral and the Week That Transformed Atlanta and Rocked the World"...

To find out more about Rebecca Burns and "Burial for a King"- please click here .

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