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WWNO News Features
6:31 pm
Thu September 16, 2010

UNO Chancellor Resigns

New Orleans, LA – Chancellor Ryan's resignation speech complete with questions from the press.

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Gulf Oil Spill
3:38 pm
Thu September 16, 2010

Transocean Complains About Government Handling Blow-out Preventer

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All Things N. O.
2:01 pm
Thu September 16, 2010

All Things N.O. 9-16-10

New Orleans, LA – Jack Hopke hosts WWNO's weekly news magazine.

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StoryCorps N.O.
12:48 pm
Thu September 16, 2010

StoryCorps: John Fontenot

John Fontenot (l) and Kathleen White

 John Fontenot has been working at Galatoire's since 1967 when he was in his early 20s. Throughout the decades he's swapped stories and jokes with customers he's gotten to know so well, he knows what drinks they'll be ordering. He has fond memories of Jackie Gleason giving him advice on telling jokes - it's all in the timing.

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Arts & Culture
10:54 am
Thu September 16, 2010

Sci-Fi Latino Noir "Aliens" Explores Immigration Issues

New Orleans, La. – Award winning performance artist Jose Torres Tama satirizes Latinos as 'extraterrestrials'in his latest work - Aliens, Immigrants and Other Evildoers, which explores the fears raging against Latinos and immigrants in the United States.
Aliens opens tonight at the Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 8PM...thru Sunday. It then moves to the Shadowbox Theater for an extended run thru October 10.

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WWNO News Reports
9:59 am
Thu September 16, 2010

UNO Chancellor Tim Ryan Dismissed

New Orleans, La. – Ryan says he was told by Louisiana State University System President John Lombardi that he was dismissed. He says he was not given a reason. Ryan has been chancellor for the past seven years, in charge of UNO through Hurricane Katrina recovery and budget shortfalls.

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Where Y'Eat
9:55 am
Thu September 16, 2010

An Autumn Harvest of Restaurants

New on Frenchmen Street, the Three Muses is just one of an unusually rich crop of restaurants opening this season around New Orleans.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Economists often describe New Orleans as being countercyclical, meaning when national trends head one way we often go the other, or at least we tend to veer off the path. And, in the past few years, the extraordinary circumstances of Katrina recovery have only magnified that dynamic. But even with all that in mind, the news coming out of the New Orleans restaurant sector these days seems incredible.

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Louisiana Eats!
4:21 pm
Wed September 15, 2010

Back to School Edition

Roasted Okra

2 pounds okra
(preferably small pods - if using larger, cut into 1 inch lengths)
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsalmic vinegar or water
Salt

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Gulf Oil Spill
1:06 pm
Wed September 15, 2010

BP Drilling Close To Busted Well

New Orleans, La. – National Incident Commander Thad Allen says the relief well is close to punching through the outer seal of the plugged well.

"Once it's cemented the cement will have to cure and be pressure tested. That entire element from this morning I would estimate to be about 96 hours."

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The Sound of Books
12:19 pm
Wed September 15, 2010

New Book and NOMA Exhibit Bring Remarkable Native American Archive To Public For First Time

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - "Ancestors and Descendants: Ancient Southwestern America at the Dawn of the 20th Century" - the book-length catalog by Paul Tarver and Cristin Nunez - that accompanies a fascinating new exhibit at the New Orleans Museim of Art...

For more information on "Ancestors and Descendants" - please click here .

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