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Louisiana Eats!
3:30 am
Wed October 20, 2010

Cajun Edition

CREOLE CARBONNADES (Serves 6 - 8)

2 lbs beef stew meat
1 cup flour
1 cup oil
2 thinly sliced onions
2 tablespoons demi glace (or the commercial products Marmite or Bovril)
2 bottles of dark beer
8 - 10 rounds of stale french bread
1/4 cup Creole mustard
Salt and pepper to taste

4 Idaho potatoes, cut into inch cubes and parboiled until tender

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:29 pm
Tue October 19, 2010

Coast Guard Credits Calm Summer For Reducing Oil Impact

New Orleans, La. – Coast Guard Rear Admiral Paul Zukunft says government teams are finding oil only in parts per billion in the water. Environmental groups are not so sure, saying more time is needed before the government issues an all-clear.

"At the peak of this spill, had we had a significant hurricane and a storm surge that could have brought all of this oil further inland, that would have been absolutely devastating. So in many respects Mother Nature was our benefactor."

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Gulf Oil Spill
7:23 pm
Tue October 19, 2010

Coast Guard Says Little Oil Remains In Gulf

New Orleans, La. – Despite academic researchers reporting oil covering parts of the Gulf seafloor, Coast Guard Rear Admiral Paul Zukunft says government scientists aren't seeing all that much much deepwater oil.

"I'm cautiously optimistic that the Gulf of Mexico is proving to be rather resilient after a spill of this magnitude."

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Arts & Culture
12:15 pm
Tue October 19, 2010

Symphony Chorus of N.O. Sing for the Cure

New Orleans, La. – October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. And, the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans is joining the effort to end this disease with an inspiring production of Sing for the Cure: A Proclamation of Hope. This work has been performed all over the world and is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. The performance is Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Loyola University's Roussel Hall, 7:30 PM.

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WWNO News Reports
5:51 pm
Mon October 18, 2010

Historian Douglas Brinkley Urges Regional Drive For Restoring Wetlands

New Orleans, La. – Brinkley says erosion of wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico has gotten the nation's attention, but that doesn't mean a solution.

"Nationally in a very real way the BP spill was a wake-up call that this region has been abused for too long and people aren't going to take it anymore. "

He says the multiple uses of the Gulf - from oil to oysters - must work for each other's interests.

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Gulf Oil Spill
4:43 pm
Mon October 18, 2010

Nungesser Calls For Fast Track Of Coastal Restoration

New Orleans, La. – Nungesser says he's working with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to get federal funds moving for coastal protection. Nungesser is advocating a series of barriers and some dredging to slow the disintegration of wetlands. Those plans have raised concerns among federal agencies and conservation groups that they may do more harm than good.

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Where Y'Eat
12:53 pm
Sat October 16, 2010

Tailgating

New Orleans, LA –

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Arts & Culture
10:58 am
Fri October 15, 2010

Porgy and Bess Opens 2010-2011 Opera Season

New Orleans, La. – The New Orleans Opera Association celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.

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Where Y'Eat
5:47 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Putting Festival Meals on the Map

LaPlace celebrates its favorite sausage at the Andouille Festival each fall, when many other Louisiana towns host their own distinctive food festivals.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Louisiana is full of great dishes and amazing cooks, so it's no surprise that our festival calendar is filled with celebrations that put our food on center stage.

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StoryCorps N.O.
3:39 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

StoryCorps: Maryse Dejean

Al Grandoit (l) Maryse Dejean (c) and Marc Bien-Aime

Maryse Dejean, Al Grandoit and Marc Bien-Aime are Haitian-Americans now living in New Orleans, but maintain a strong connection to their heritage and family still living in Haiti. They met through Haitian relief efforts, and in this April 11th conversation, they discuss their experiences in Haiti as children, as aid workers over the years, and their participation in relief efforts assembled after the January 2010 earthquake.

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