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Gulf Oil Spill
9:39 pm
Fri April 30, 2010

Federal Officials Push BP on Cleanup

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WWNO Commentary
6:01 pm
Fri April 30, 2010

Immigration Laws and Education

Andre Perry, Ph.D.

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the Arizona immigration policy and its impact on a child's education.

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Jazz Fest Minutes
9:13 am
Fri April 30, 2010

Great Composer And Saxophonist Wayne Shorter Plays Jazz Fest May 2nd

New Orleans – Great composer and saxophonist Wayne Shorter - and his top-notch quartet - which includes Danilo Perez/piano, John Patitucci/bass, and Brian Blade/drums - play Jazz Fest Sunday, May 2nd.

To find out more about Wayne SHorter and his music - please click here .

To learn more about the 41st Annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Presented by Shell - please click here .

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:44 pm
Thu April 29, 2010

Fishing Industry Braces for Oil

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:43 pm
Thu April 29, 2010

BP Reachng Out For Help

New Orleans, La. – BP executive Doug Suttles says the company is open to all ideas on how to cap its underwater well 40 miles off the Louisiana coast. BP is asking the Department of Defense, industry competitors and volunteers to help save the delicate wetlands and their wildlife.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:42 pm
Thu April 29, 2010

Oil Near Landfall

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:41 pm
Thu April 29, 2010

BP May Pump Underwater Chemical To Break Up Oil

New Orleans, La. – BP spokesman Doug Suttles says crews are willing to try hosing chemicals directly on the oil as it leaks from the well a mile under water.

"This has been used before. It hasn't been used at these depths."

Coast Guard Rear Admiral Mary Landry says the company will get an immediate evaluation of the plan's environmental impact.

"I'm sorry we don't have pre-approval in the plan yet, but this may be the first time we allow it in U.S. history."

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:40 pm
Thu April 29, 2010

Mississippi River Remains Open Despite Oil Spill

New Orleans, La. – The Port of New Orleans says the main route from the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico remains open, despite frantic efforts to contain an oil spill threatening coastal areas from Louisiana to Florida.
Coast Guard Rear Admiral Mary Landry says commercial interests must also be considered.

"It is our goal to not allow the disruption of traffic on the Mississippi River. This region needs this important economic lifeline." :09

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WWNO News Reports
8:16 pm
Thu April 29, 2010

Jazz Fest Benefit for Future Musicians

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Where Y'Eat
5:12 pm
Thu April 29, 2010

Seeking New Orleans "Street Food" at Jazz Fest

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