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StoryCorps N.O.
10:48 am
Thu May 6, 2010

StoryCorps: Margie Vicknair-Pray and Luann Wenthold

Margie Vicknair-Pray and Luann Wenthold have been friends for 30 years. That bond became even stronger as Margie helped Luann slog through her Lakeview home after Hurricane Katrina. All was lost. But the struggles to come in weeks and years ahead involved strangers who were unsympathetic. And the insurance companies who fought paying claims for damages.

In this conversation, Margie and Luann remember some tough times, but an unexpected, life-affirming celebration provided by a football team. Luann begins with a special thanks.

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Where Y'Eat
1:59 am
Thu May 6, 2010

Frozen Cultural Assets

New Orleans Ice Cream Co.

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:32 pm
Wed May 5, 2010

Gulf Shipping Continues in Gulf

New Orleans, La. – So far, oil spewing from a BP well a mile under water hasn't closed off the mouth of the Mississippi River. Vessels have been moving through the Gulf's Southwest Pass to the Port of New Orleans, where officials are assured the spill won't be a problem through Thursday.
Gary LaGrange is president of the Port of New Orleans. He's keeping a close eye on what federal officials are saying about where the oil slick is headed.

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WWNO News Features
12:09 pm
Wed May 5, 2010

Times Picayune's Mark Schleifstein on the oil spill

New Orleans, LA – Mark Schleifstein, the Times Picayune evironment reporter, talks with WWNO's PAul Maassen about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill about the current progress and the impact on Louisiana

The Sound of Books
9:05 am
Wed May 5, 2010

New Orleans Actor Bryan Batt's New Book "She AIn't Heavy, She's My Mother: A Memoir"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - conversation with New Orleans actor Bryan Batt - who won widespread critical and audience acclaim in his role as Sal Romano on the Emmy Award-winning drama "Mad Men" - and whose new "role" is author - his first book "She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother: A Memoir" - just hit print...

For more information about Bryan Batt - and "She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother: A Memoir" - please click here .

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Community Impact
11:17 am
Tue May 4, 2010

Community IMPACT Series: Responsibility House, May 4, 2010

New Orleans, LA – Community IMPACT Series: Responsibility House, May 4, 2010

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:38 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

Oil Spill Closes Waters from Louisiana to Florida

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:37 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

President Obama Visits Venice Command Center

New Orleans, La. – President Obama says BP will pay for cleaning up its oil still flowing from the seabed a mile below the surface. But he says he has ultimate authority over the emergency.

"As president of the United States, I'm going to spare no effort to respond to this crisis as long as it continues. And we will spare no resource to clean up whatever damage is caused."

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:36 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

Landrieu Calls on BP to Clean Up Oil

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:33 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

BP Checking If Underwater Plan Slowing Leak

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