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WWNO Commentary
2:41 pm
Fri May 13, 2011

The Graduation We've Been Waiting For

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the graduation of GED students.

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WWNO News Reports
8:20 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Jindal Tells Residents, Businesses To Prepare For Flooding

New Orleans, La. – Governor Jindal says it appears likely that the Morganza Spillway north of Baton Rouge will open, diverting floodwater over small communities in the Atchafalaya River Basin to the Gulf of Mexico.

"It's just like with a hurricane. Act and be prepared as if this storm is coming directly towards us. If it veers off it's certainly better to be over prepared."

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WWNO News Reports
5:59 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Mayor Landrieu Says City Is Safe From Flooding

New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu is asking that despite a desire to watch the river rush past, people need to stay off the levees while workers monitor the condition of the structures.

"The bottom line is that, as of right now and based on all the information that we have available to us, and the information that we believe will be forthcoming, indicates that that the situation is that the city of New Orleans is safe."

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Where Y'Eat
4:44 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

A Portable Po-Boy Legacy

The Bakery, an old Gentilly neighborhood joint, lives on as Koz's, now in Lakeview and Harahan.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. – One of the stereotypes we endure as New Orlenanians is our dogged resistance to change. Somehow, this is supposed to be a bad thing. But when you have such rich traditions and cultural touchstones that are so particular to a place, well, why would anyone be in big rush to change them?

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WWNO News Features
12:58 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Louisiana Cultural Vistas: Spring 2011

New Orleans, LA – Dr. Michael Sartisky and a panel of contributors discuss the latest edition of Louisiana Cultural Vistas with WWNO's Paul Maassen.

All Things N. O.
12:47 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

All Things N.O. 5-12-11

New Orleans, LA – Paul Pastorek abruptly resigns from the Recovery School District, a Libyan family watches their homeland slip into turmoil from abroad, and the spring issue of Louisiana Cultural Vistas goes to print.

Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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Arts & Culture
12:36 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Corella Ballet and HMS Pinafore at Mahalia Jackson Theater

New Orleans, La. – Spain's only classical ballet company makes it's Crescent City debut this weekend. And, acclaimed soprano and native New Orleanian Sarah Jane McMahon joins the LPO in a semi-staged production of H.M.S. Pinafore. We go Inside the Arts for a sneak peek.

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WWNO News Reports
8:23 pm
Wed May 11, 2011

Governor Jindal Says Morganza Spillway Could Open This Weekend

New Orleans, La. – Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal says the Army Corps is waiting for the rising water to hit a pressure level that the levees can't handle.

"It now looks like they will reach that trigger. It is likely we'll get that decision from the Corps sometime between Saturday and Tuesday."

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WWNO News Reports
6:48 pm
Wed May 11, 2011

Jindal Says Even Without More Rain, Louisiana Will Flood

New Orleans, La. – Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is advising residents to be prepared for a flood.

"Unfortunately for us, there's enough water in this system, even if we don't get additional rain, there's enough water in this system, we know that there are areas of Louisiana that are going to be flooded."

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The Sound of Books
6:04 pm
Wed May 11, 2011

New Novel From Acclaimed Writer And Filmmaker John Sayles - "A Moment In The Sun"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new novel from acclaimed writer and filmmaker John Sayles - "A Moment in the Sun"...

For more information about John Sayles - "A Moment in the Sun" - and the signing at Octavia Books on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - please click here .

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