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.
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.
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.
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.
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.