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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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Community Impact
2:17 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Ronnie Kole

New Orleans, LA – One of the most renowned concert pianists in the world resides in the Northshore. Jollaine Schear takes a trip to his home in Slidell to talk about his lifetime dedication to music.

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Community Impact
2:16 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Abita Opry

New Orleans, LA – The Abita Springs Opry is a musical event that strives to preserve the traditional roots music of Louisiana. Jollaine Schear goes behind-the-scenes of the Opry to find out why this event plays such an important role in the history and culture of our state.

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Community Impact
2:07 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Northshore Focus: Gator Fest

New Orleans, LA – In St Tammany Parish, there is a popular event started last year that is set to return this year. Jollaine Schear has more.

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