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The Sound of Books
8:58 pm
Wed February 2, 2011

The Reading Life 2/1/11

New Orleans, LA – Stephanie Bruno tells us a little bit about her adventures writing "New Orleans Streets: A Walker's Guide to Neighborhood Architecture." Jeremy Roussel talks about his new magazine Atlantis Now.

Gulf Oil Spill
6:54 pm
Wed February 2, 2011

Feinberg: Gulf Coast Recovery By Next Year

New Orleans, La. – Gulf Coast claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg says the prediction comes from experts hired to pore over environmental assessments.

"It is reasonable to conclude full recovery by the end of 2012."

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Louisiana Eats!
4:52 pm
Wed February 2, 2011

The Far East in The Dirty South

Five Happiness Restaurant on S. Carrollton Ave. commemorates Chinese New Year with dragon dances.

Chinese Chicken Salad (Serves 6-8)

1 whole chicken or 6 chicken breasts

1 bunch thinly sliced green onions

1 large cucumber

1 cup sesame tahini paste (or peanut butter)

1/4 cup dark sesame oil (for dressing)

2 additional tablespoons dark sesame oil (to mix with cooked noodles)

1/2 cup rice wine vinegar

1/4 cup soy sauce

1 tablespoon Sriracha pepper sauce

2 tablespoons sugar

1 lb Chinese egg noodles or linguini

1/2 head shredded iceberg lettuce

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WWNO News Features
4:26 pm
Tue February 1, 2011

Oysters Showing Signs of Reproductive Failure

Jessie Wright-Mendoza

New Orleans, Louisiana – Though much of the seafood industry is showing signs of regeneration following last year's Gulf Oil Disaster, Louisiana oysters are still suffering. To find out why, Eve Abrams got a lesson in oyster biology at the Yscloskey marina, in Saint Bernard Parish.

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WWNO News Reports
11:02 am
Tue February 1, 2011

Police Chief Will Review Custody Holds Of Undocumented Citizens

New Orleans, La. – Superintendent Serpas says the police department is reaching out to theVietnamese and Spanish-speaking communities. Representatives of the Congress of Day Laborers told Serpas at a community meeting that people suspected of traffic and minor offenses are being arrested and held - sometimes for weeks -- for Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities.

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Gulf Oil Spill
1:29 pm
Sun January 30, 2011

Removal Begins On Anchors Used For BP Oil Spill Containment Boom

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Where Y'Eat
1:44 pm
Sat January 29, 2011

Romanesco: veggies for math junkies

WWNO News Features
10:39 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Times Picayune reporter John Pope on UNO - SUNO merger study

New Orleans – As discussion continues about Governor Jindal's request to study merging the University of New Orleans and Southern University at New Orleans, WWNO's Paul Maassen spoke with Times-Picayune higher education writer, John Pope - who wrote about the merger study this past Sunday.

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WWNO News Reports
10:18 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Mississippi River Filling With Sediment

New Orleans, La. – Silt is building up on the bottom and sides of the river channel leading to the Gulf of Mexico. The Army Corps of Engineers says budget cuts mean less dredging can be done. Port of New Orleans President Gary LaGrange (la-grahnj) says public agencies and maritime businesses are pressing Congress for more money.

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Community Impact
2:43 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Northshore Focus: 15th Street Flyers

New Orleans, LA – The 15th Street Flyers is more than just a St. Tammany Parish running club. Jollaine Schear explores how they are making contributions to the community, along with getting fit.

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