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Where Y'Eat
1:10 pm
Sat August 28, 2010

Mississippi Maypops at Farmers Markets

New Orleans, LA –

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Gulf Oil Spill
9:20 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

Letten Vows Continued Fraud Prosecutions From Katrina And BP Spill

New Orleans, La. – Letten says the statute of limitations for fraud is normally five years, but time constraints on prosecutors filing a case don't depend solely on when the fraudulent claim was first made.

"It also might not begin to run until funds are dispersed, or proceeds are actually -- if they're hidden or if there's any additional concealment done. So computing statues of limitations looks easy but it can be rather difficult, it'll be a little tricky."

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WWNO News Features
1:34 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

8 Top-Notch New Orleans-Connected Poets Offer Katrina Reading Sunday

New Orleans – One of the more intriguing - and intimate - observances of the 5th anniveresary of Katrina will be the "Remembering Katrina" reading by 8 poets associated with New Orleans Sunday afternoon, August 28, 2010 at 3:30 pm - in the Lavin-Bernick Center - aka the "U.C." - on the Tulane campus. WWNO's Fred Kasten has the story...

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Arts & Culture
12:13 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

Before (During) After Katrina

New Orleans, La. – A look at how Hurricane Katrina transformed artists and their work through the lenses of a dozen Louisiana photographers, in the book Before (During) After, just out from UNO Press. Essays by John Biguenet, Steven Maklansky and Dr. Tony Lewis.

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Gulf Oil Spill
12:06 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

NOAA Reopens More Federal Waters Off Louisiana

New Orleans, La. – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is reopening some federal waters off the western Louisiana coast. NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco says samples from those waters have passed smell and chemical testing for traces of oil and dispersants. She says monitoring will continue to check for effects on the younger species.

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WWNO News Features
12:01 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

Josh Neufeld's Katrina Bestseller "A.D.: New Orleans After The Deluge"

New Orleans – One of the most unique - and compelling - books written in response to Katrina is Josh Neufeld's non-fiction graphic novel "A.D.: New Orleans After The Deluge" - a New York Time bestseller - which is just out in paperback. WWNO's Fred Kasten the story...

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All Things N. O.
3:07 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

All Things N.O. 8-26-10

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

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Where Y'Eat
2:11 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

The New Orleans Lost Restaurants of 2005

Barrow's Shady Inn, one of the vintage New Orleans restaurants lost after the levee failures of 2005.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. – I heard plenty about places like LeRuth's, Chez Helene, Kolb's and Buster Holmes when I first began exploring New Orleans restaurants as a newly arrived transplant. Never mind that they all had closed years before I moved here in 1999.

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Arts & Culture
12:58 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Photos Capture Moving Portrait of Post-K New Orleans

New Orleans, La. – Photographer Dave Anderson celebrates the power of community in his book, One Block: A New Orleans Neighborhood Rebuilds, essay by Chris Rose. There is an accompanying exhibition opening August 26th at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, with an artist reception from 6-8 pm. Also, on Saturday August 28th there will be a Block Party at the One Block location [bounded by Caffin Avenue, Flood, Douglas and Chartres Streets]from 5 to 7 pm.

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Louisiana Eats!
9:32 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

Katrina Remembrance and City of Gastronomy

Poppy Tooker talks with Leah Chase about recovering after Katrina and the exciting news from Gary Nabhan about New Orleans being proposed to be the City of Gastronomy.

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